, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 39-55

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Solar pond technology

  • J SrinivasanAffiliated withDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science

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Solar pond technology has made substantial progress in the last fifteen years. This paper reviews the basic principles of solar ponds and the problems encountered in their operation and maintenance. The factors which influence the technical and economic viability of solar ponds for thermal applications and power generation have been discussed.


Solar ponds renewable energy solar energy