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Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company has opened its first Low Energy House in collaboration with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and GORD.

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GORD and Dar Al Handasah Consultants co-organize GSAS workshops in Lebanon

Expanding its reach across the MENA region, GORD has concluded its training sessions in Beirut, Lebanon.

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This project aims to design, model and construct a solar pond for desalination, cooling and power generation purposes. The pond inlet and outlet will be carefully designed with distributor pipes to minimize local flow velocity which could induce mixing and de-stratification, leading to loss of performance. In salt gradient mode, the pond will supply hot bitterns at up to 90°C. In homogeneous mode, the pond will act as both solar collector and evaporator providing a simpler but less efficient regenerator, similar to a traditional solar salt works.

Based on the above GORD constructed the solar pond and the testing facility at Qatar Science and Technology Park. Different types of solar systems are also installed including thermal stores.

Use of Solar Pond for Desalination, Cooling and Power Generation

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