Ormat's solar pond takes up about as much surface area as a large farm pond and provides 150 kilowatts of power.
PHOTO: DEWAYNE COXON
The heat exchangers, Rankine-cycle power plant, and electrical generation equipment remains above ground for easy access.
Diagram demonstrates how the Rankine cycle uses warm salty water and cool freshwater in an evaporation and condensation process to drive a generator.
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