Four essential aspects of solar pond operation; stability control, transparency maintenance, thermal energy management and the salt recycling process, are discussed. Based on operational experience over five years at the El Paso Solar Pond, the operating strategies and lessons learned are presented. More detailed information of these topics has been assembled in a solar pond design, operations and maintenance manual, discussed herein.
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - 1994|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1994 ASME/JSME/JSES International Solar Energy Conference - San Francisco, CA, USA|
Duration: Mar 27 1994 → Mar 30 1994
|Conference||Proceedings of the 1994 ASME/JSME/JSES International Solar Energy Conference|
|City||San Francisco, CA, USA|
|Period||03/27/94 → 03/30/94|