Table 1: Solar ponds in India [27].

Location YearArea (sq.m) Salt used

Bhavnagar, Gujrat 19711200Bittern
Pondicherry1980100Sodium chloride
Bhavnagar, Gujrat19801600Bittern
IIT, Kharagpur198316Sodium chloride
IISc, Banglore1984240Sodium chloride
Bhuj, Gujrat19906000Bittern
Masur, Karnatka1990400Sodium chloride