Stand-Alone Solar Organic Rankine Cycle Water Pumping System and Its Economic Viability in Nepal

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Suresh Baral; Kyung Chun Kim;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su8010018
  • Subject: solar ORC water pumping system | irrigation | economic viability | thermal efficiency | solar energy | Stand-alone system | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

The current study presents the concept of a stand-alone solar organic Rankine cycle (ORC) water pumping system for rural Nepalese areas. Experimental results for this technology are presented based on a prototype. The economic viability of the system was assessed based ... View more
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