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solar desalination, solar domes, UAE -

The first solar dome plant is under construction in Saudi Arabia 71 percent of the Earth is covered in water, but only 3 percent of that is freshwater. The effective desalination of seawater at a mass scale would clearly be a world-changing achievement, celebrated the world over. With that goal in mind, London-based Solar Water PLC recently signed an agreement with the Saudi Arabian government as part of the country's clean future $500 billion "NEOM" project. The company is building the "first desalination plant with solar dome technology", aย CNN Arabiaย report (translated onย Solar Water PLC's website) explains. ย  A future of...

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Turning seawater into drinking water is typically an expensive and polluting process, but this group hopes to change that. ย  Turning seawater into potable water is typically an expensive and polluting process. Now, Climate Fund Manager and Solar Water Solutions have a revolutionary solution with zero carbon footprint.ย  The groups are working together to install up to 200 desalination units in Kitui County, Kenya. The project's long-term goal is to provide clean water to 400,000 Kenyans by 2023.ย  The total funding opportunity is estimated to be up to USD 15 million. Typically,ย desalination requires a lot of electricityย to keep the water...

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