Jul 2013 - Jul 2017 : Bachelor of Engineering (R&D) (Hons) (Renewable Energy Systems)
PhD Topic: Modelling High-Temperature Thermal Storage Systems for Concentrated Solar Power Plants
Interests: System Modelling, Heat Transfer, Phase Change Materials, Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Systems, OpenModelica, Raytracing
Z. Kee, J. Coventry, J. Pye, Boiling sodium and melting salt: Evaluation and op-
timisation of a novel solar–thermal system concept, Applied Thermal Engineering,
2023, 218: 119165.
Z. Kee, Y. Wang, J. Pye, A. Rahbari, Small-scale concentrated solar power sys-
tem with thermal energy storage: System-level modelling and techno-economic
optimisation Energy Conversion and Management, 2023, 294: 117551.
A. Fontalvo, S. Guccione, Y. Wang, S. Wang, Z. Kee, C. Asselineau, D. Potter,
F. Venn, J. Martinek, C. Turchi, J. Coventry, J. Pye, System-level comparison of
sodium and salt systems in support of the Gen3 liquids pathway, AIP Conference
Proceedings, 2022 2445: 030007.
J. Coventry, J. Pye, A. Kumar, S. Iyer, Z. Kee, W. Lipiński, A sodium boiler and
phase-change energy storage system, AIP Conference Proceedings 2019, 2126(1):
Z. Kee, J. Pye, J. Coventry, System level analysis of a sodium boiler receiver and
PCM storage CSP plant using SolarTherm, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2020,
J. Coventry, J.F. Torres, Z. Kee, M.V. Bozorg, M. Taheri, A. Mojiri, J. Pye, S. Bell,
G. Will, T. Steinberg, Packed bed thermal energy storage with sodium as the
heat transfer fluid, Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference 2021, Sydney, Australia,
December 16-17, 2021.
Y. Wang, Z. Kee, S. Wang, A. Fontalvo, P. Gunawan, J. Coventry and J. Pye,
Integration of a sodium receiver with packed-bed storage for CSP systems with
further reduced LCOE, Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference 2021, Sydney, Aus-
tralia, December 16-17, 2021.