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Volume 112, 201721st Innovative Manufacturing Engineering & Energy International Conference – IManE&E 2017
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Energy (Smart Grids, Energy efficiency in buildings, Energy systems and energy management, Energy policies, Environmental technologies and studies, Renewable energy technologies and energy saving materials)|
|Published online||03 July 2017|
Investigation of pressure retarded osmosis power production
1 Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design Dpt, Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences, Koila Kozani, Kozani, 50100, Greece
2 Electrical Engineering Dpt, Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences, Koila Kozani, Kozani, 50100, Greece
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A major source of energy exists where there is mixing between aqueous solutions of different salinities. This energy source is particularly concentrated where fresh water rivers flow on to the ocean. The power, represented by the osmotic pressure difference between fresh water and salt water, may be called salinity gradient power. In this study the pressure retarded osmosis method for the extraction of salinity gradients’ energy is investigated, main problems and difficulties are pointed out and finally the whole subject is justified with experimental results.
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