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Sunglacier Harnesses Solar Power to Harvest Water in the Sahara Desert
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Sunglacier Harnesses Solar Power to Harvest Water in the Sahara Desert

Dutch company SunGlacier's off-grid Desert Twins harvester can collect water in the hottest and driest of environments.

The Desert Twins – which the company calls an artificial water well – rely on a process of condensation to create and collect water. The harvester comprises two separate devices – an energy unit, which draws and stores power from solar panels, and the water maker, which uses this energy to cool down a metal plate.

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Image Credit: SunGlacier in Mali, Hessel Waalewijn

Author: Dezeen

Publish Date: 19.06.2017

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