SHEC Energy, Cleanergy to launch advanced solar Stirling engine

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SHEC Energy and Cleanergy have signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint development of a high-efficiency solar Stirling engine. SHEC Energy’s solar receiver technology will be combined with Cleanergy’s Stirling engine technology to develop the advanced offering. 

Tom Beck, CEO of SHEC Energy, said, “We are very pleased to be working with Cleanergy and apply our technology to this application. It is a natural fit. Our solar receiver technology can harness concentrated solar energy at high temperatures with very little emissivity or radiant energy loss.”

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Anders Koritz, CEO of Cleanergy, said, “With the application of SHEC Energy’s receiver technology, we anticipate dramatically reducing the size of the solar collection dish while maintaining the same level of power output. This will result in overall reduced system cost.”

The initial product offering will be for 10kW systems that can be paralleled for larger installations.

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