A. Shahsavari, M. Akbari, Potential of solar energy in developing countries for reducing energy-related emissions, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 90, pp. 275-291, 2018.
 J. Peng, L. Lu, H. Yang, Review on life cycle assessment of energy payback and greenhouse gas emission of solar photovoltaic systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 19, pp. 255-274, 2013.
 U. Pelay, L. Luo, Y. Fan, D. Stitou, Mark Rood, Thermal energy storage systems for concentrated solar power plants, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 79, pp. 82-100, 2017.
 P. G. V. Sampaio, M. O. A. González, Photovoltaic solar energy: Conceptual framework, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 74, pp. 590-601, 2017.
 E. Okoroigwe, A. Madhlopa, An integrated combined cycle system driven by a solar tower: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 57, pp. 337-350, 2016.
 International Energy Agency, Technology roadmap-solar thermal electricity, 2014.
 H. L. Zhang, J. Baeyens, J. Degrève, G. Cacèresc
, Concentrated solar power plants: Review and design methodology, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,
Vol. 22, pp. 466-481, 2013.
 A. Giglio, A. Lanzini, P. Leone, M. M. R. García, E. Z. Moya, Direct steam generation in parabolic-trough collectors: A review about the technology and a thermo-economic analysis of a hybrid system, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 74, pp. 453-473, 2017.
 O. Behar, Solar thermal power plants-A review of configurations and performance comparison, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 92, pp. 608-627, 2018.
 D. O- León, A. Medina, A. C. Hernández, Thermodynamic modeling of a hybrid solar gas-turbine power plant, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 93, pp. 435-447, 2015.
 N. Lior, Advances in water desalination, pp. 1.3-1.5, First Edition, New York, USA, Wiley, 2012.
 A. Ali, R. A. Tufa, F. Macedonio, E. Curcio, E. Drioli, Membrane technology in renewable-energy-driven desalination, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 81, pp. 1-21, 2018.
 S. Liyanaarachchi, L. Shu, S. Muthukumaran, V. Jegatheesan, K. Baskaran, Problems in seawater industrial desalination processes and potential sustainable solutions: a review, Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, Vol. 13, pp. 203-214, 2014.
 W. L. Roux, T. Bello-Ochende, J. P. Meyer, Thermodynamic optimisation of the integrated design of a small-scale solar thermal Brayton cycle, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 36, pp. 1088-1104, 2012.
 W. L. Roux W, Bello-Ochende, The efficiency of an open-cavity tubular solar receiver for a small-scale solar thermal Brayton cycle, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 84, pp. 457-470, 2014.
 R. P. Merchán, M. J. Santos, A. Medina, A. C. Hernández, Thermodynamic model of a hybrid Brayton thermosolar plant, Renewable Energy, Vol. 128, pp. 473-483, 2018.
 M. Zamen, S. M. Soufari, S. A. Vahdat, M. Amidpour, M. A. Zeinali, H. Izanloo, H. Aghababbaie, Experimental of investigation of a two-stage solar humidification- dehumidification desalination process, Desalination, Vol. 332, pp. 1-6, 2014.
 A. Nafey, H. E. Fath, S. El-Helaby, A. Soliman, Solar desalination using humidification-dehumidification processes. Part II. An experimental investigation, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 45, pp. 1263-1277, 2004.
 L. Li, M. Qu, S. Peng, Performance evaluation of building integrated solar thermal shading system: Active solar energy usage, Renewable Energy, Vol. 109, pp. 576-585, 2017.
 Meteorological information related to Yazd city in TRNSYS software library.