11 May '12, 4pm

Looking Backward to Move Forward: Solar Stills Could be the Low-Cost Leader in Water Desalination

Using a solar still to harness the sun's power to purify drinking water is an effective method in many areas of the world, yet it hasn't really taken off on a large scale. But one company believes that solar stills could become the leader in low-cost desalination , and even contribute to resurrecting the idea of the solar greenhouse as a way to put desert areas into food production. The Suns River Still (SRS) is said to be able to increase the productivity of the standard solar still by a factor of 5, to run on 95 to 100% renewable energy, and to use feed streams from a variety of sources, including saline wells, wastewater, rivers and seas. The output is pure water, which can be used for both drinking and agriculture, and a possible future use for the technology is the solar greenhouse, which could help jumpstart a new aspect of agriculture by turning "coastal deserts int...

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