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Solar Ponds — Large Passive Solar Heat Collectors Relying On Brines (Used To Generate Electricity)

April 29th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Solar ponds are a type of passive solar energy technology whereby pools of saltwater are used to collect and store solar thermal energy — making use of the natural formation of a salinity gradient in such bodies of water, whereby heat isn't easily transferred between a high-salinity layer at the bottom of the body of water in question and a low-salinity layer on top



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