, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 39–55

Solar pond technology

  • J Srinivasan

DOI: 10.1007/BF02811386

Cite this article as:
Srinivasan, J. Sadhana (1993) 18: 39. doi:10.1007/BF02811386


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 

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© the Indian Academy of Sciences 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • J Srinivasan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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