Australia Study

HelioHydroElectric Potential Prefeasibility Study

Australia

Prepared by Martin Nix B.U.S, A.A.S Seattle, WA, June, 2015

ABSTRACT: HelioHydroElectric is a little known solar engineering technology, using salt/sea water and solar power to create evaporation ponds for artificial rain in deserts. Australia has large HelioHydroElectric resources. Located in the Australian Continent are dry endorheic salt lakes. These can be flooded with salt/sea water to create clouds from evaporation. The additional rainfall would increase vegetation, thus removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. HelioHydroElectric technology is the only technology that can actually remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The additional rainfall in Australia will increase agriculture and provide new living space. Not only can salt/sea water be used, but also underground alkali aquifer water can be used to flood these dry salt lakes. It is proposed that wind and solar power be used, along with energy conservation,for water pumping. Development of HelioHydroElectric has the potential of solving the drought problem in Australia. Various sites were graphed for potential for potential study. It is proposed that solar pond technology also be developed for Australia. It is hoped this paper will spur conversations and funding for a full feasibility study.

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INTRODUCTION: Proposed is the pumping of salt/seawater inland into Australia for flooding of existing dry salt lakes to create clouds, and thus artificial rain. This technology, known as HelioHydroElectric technology, will create more vegetation in the desert, region and in mountains, thus reversing Global Warming. It will stimulate the economy of Australia. Solar pumping technology is now very well developed. This Prefeasibility study is mostly to study the potential for construction of such a project. It is hoped that funding for a complete Feasibility study can be located so as to determine the environmental impact, climate impact, and economic impact along with construction plans and cost.

Israel,Jordan and Palestine are presently constructing the Red to Dead Sea project, so as to add additional moisture to the region. Egypt has under study the Qattara Depression project. This is being reviewed elsewhere. Iran and Pakistan are considering HelioHydroElectric projects.

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AUSTRALIA

Location Sguare Mile Area Evaporation Rate {culftlday) Evaporation Rate(culftlsecond) Power

Amadeus

398

110,956,032

1,284

194MW

Ballard

19

5,296,896

61

1

Cadibarrawirracanna

1,000

278,784,000

3,226

546

Carey

617

17,200,978

1,990

129

Disappointment

146

40,702,464

471

50

Dumbleyung

20

5,597,278

15

1

Dundas

100

27,878,400

322

21

Frome

1,002

279,341,560

3,233

538

Gairdner

1,679

468,078,330

5,417

182

Galilee

99

277,585,522

321

24

Gregory

1

278,784

3

1

Goyder

1,036

288,820,224

3,342

11

Hart

1

17,005,824

78

21

Island

100

27,878,400

322

27

LeFroy

500

139,392,000

1,613

136

Macleod

579

161,415,936

1,868

2

Mungo

300

83,635,200

968

66

Omeo

100

27,878,400

322

61

Perkolilli

1

278,784

3

1

Torrens

2,200

613,324,800

7,098

58

Woods

503

140,228,352

1,623

128

Yamma

270

75,271,680

871

23

Barlee

3,088

860,884,992

9,963

1,114

MacKay

1,829

508,985,936

5,901

619

Urana

1

278,784

3

1

Misc.Sites

1,000

278,784,000

3,226

273

Total:

16,589

4,735,763,356**

53,544**

4,140 Megawatts*

AUSTRALIA (Below Sea Level)

Location    Square Mile Area     Evaporation Rate (cu/ft/day) Evaporation Rate(cu/ft/second)

Eyre                 3,668                           1,022,579,712**                       11,835 -30MW

SUMMARY

Location Australia Square Mile Area Evaporation Rate (cu/ft/day) Evaporation Rate(cu/ft/second) Power 20,257 5,758,343,068** 65,379** 4,140-30= 4,110MW

ANCIENT AUSTRALIA

Location               Square Mile Area          Evaporation Rate (cu/ft/day)          Evaporation Rate{cu/ft/second) Power

lake Eyre Basin     463,323                             129,167,039,200                                       1,494,988                         126,538 MW

Note: Australia use to have a very large ancient lake in the interior.

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