Operating experience with the El Paso solar pond

He Xu, Juan Sandoval, Huanmin Lu, Peter Golding, Andrew H.P. Swift

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages503-511
Number of pages9
StatePublished - 1994
EventProceedings of the 1994 ASME/JSME/JSES International Solar Energy Conference - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Mar 27 1994Mar 30 1994

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1994 ASME/JSME/JSES International Solar Energy Conference
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
Period03/27/9403/30/94

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