The Impact of Salt Concentration on Thermal Energy Storage in Solar Pond

Posted On:2018-10-25 18:20:33

Introduction

The effect of salt concentration on thermal energy storage in terms of temperature rise was analysed.

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Project Type

  • College Project

Website

Link

: Coimbatore

: 2014/01 to 2014/12

Category

  • Solar Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Storage

Project Status

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Team Members

  • Chaithanya K K
  • vishnupriya

Results & Inferences

The thermal storage efficiency of the solar pond depends on salt concentration and time at which it is focused to irradiance. The conclusion from the above experimental observation is, increase in concentration increases the temperature as well as the thermal efficiency. During the experimentation, water gets evaporated and forms a layer on the surface of transparent sheet, preventing the penetration of radiation through the sheet thus as increase in duration have negative impact on efficiency

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