Optimized Control of Hot-Gas Cycle for Solar Thermal Power Plants

Jan Gall
IRT – Institut für Regelungstechnik, Germany

Dirk Abel
IRT – Institut für Regelungstechnik, Germany

Nils Ahlbrink
DLR – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Germany

Robert Pitz-Paal
DLR – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Germany

Joel Andersson
Electrical Engineering Department (ESAT-SCD), Belgium

Moritz Diehl
Electrical Engineering Department (ESAT-SCD), Belgium

Christiano Teixeira Boura
SIJ – Solar-Institut Jülich, Germany

Mark Schmitz
SIJ – Solar-Institut Jülich, Germany

Bernhard Hoffschmidt
SIJ – Solar-Institut Jülich, Germany

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp09430053

Ingår i: Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference; Como; Italy; 20-22 September 2009

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 43:54, s. 490-495

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Publicerad: 2009-12-29

ISBN: 978-91-7393-513-5

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


In this paper; the overall modeling approach for an optimized control of a hot-gas cycle with its different components for solar thermal power plants is pointed out.

For control purposes a linear model-based controller (MPC) was implemented in Modelica based on an external state-of-the-art QP solver linked to the Modelica model.


Solar energy; control; optimization


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