Power resources in Florida, Solar energy
The objective of this paper is to investigate the feasibility of large scale electric power generation in the state of Florida by means of solar conversion. Such systems convert solar radiation directly to electricity or to thermal energy and subsequently to electricity. With the latter method, solar energy is initially collected and converted to heat at high temperature through a working fluid. The heat is then used to power conventional heat engine generator systems. Several methods have been proposed for converting sunlight to useful work. The most promising of these will be examined from a technological and economic viewpoint.
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Evans, Ronald D.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Power resources -- Florida, Solar energy
Propen, Michael, "Feasibility Study of the Utilization of Solar Energy for Large Scale Power Production in the State of Florida" (1975). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 178.