Water jacket for solid particle solar receiver

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9920955
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14712160

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A solar receiver includes: water jacket panels each having a light-receiving side and a back side with a watertight sealed plenum defined in-between; light apertures passing through the watertight sealed plenums to receive light from the light-receiving sides of the water jacket panels; a heat transfer medium gap defined between the back sides of the water jacket panels and a cylindrical back plate; and light channeling tubes optically coupled with the light apertures and extending into the heat transfer medium gap. In some embodiments ends of the light apertures at the light receiving side of the water jacket panel are welded together to define at least a portion of the light-receiving side. A cylindrical solar receiver may be constructed using a plurality of such water jacket panels arranged with their light-receiving sides facing outward.

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THE BABCOCK & WILCOX COMPANY20 S VAN BUREN AVENUE BARBERTON OH 44203

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Wasyluk, David T Mogadore, US 10 60

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