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MIT’s New Desalination System Produces Freshwater That Is “Cheaper Than Tap Water”

SciTech Daily

By JENNIFER CHU, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OCTOBER 3, 2023

Engineers at MIT and in China are aiming to turn seawater into drinking water with a completely passive device that is inspired by the ocean, and powered by the sun.

In a paper published on September 27 in the journal Joule, the research team outlines the design for a new solar desalination system that takes in saltwater and heats it with natural sunlight.

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