Some articles on fresnel:
... A linear Fresnel reflector power plant uses a series of long, narrow, shallow-curvature (or even flat) mirrors to focus light onto one or more linear receivers ... was closed down after successful proof of concept of the Linear Fresnel technology ... A Fresnel-based prototype with direct steam generation was built by SPG in conjunction with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) ...
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