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Solar Ponds

A look at a solar pond - a pond containing salt that traps solar heat which can then be converted to energy.
Series : Northern Territory Contact | Episode : 12 | Year : 1982 | Total Duration : 4.5 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
Director : Phil Robertson |
Alice Springs. Man talking to camera about building solar pond, a pond with salt which traps solar heat and can be converted to energy. Pond with pipes, engine which recycles energy from pond. Chateau Hornsby Winery near Alice Springs which uses energy generated from solar ponds. Man in tractor, turns off engine and talks t about the history of the winery. Vineyards, tractor driving between vines. Man talks about how energy will be used in the tourist facilities and the winery itself. Restaurant, smorgasbord.
Access No. 126582 | 4 mins 40 secs | 1980s | Alice Springs, NT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |