Desolenator uses thermal and electrical energy to distill water.
Desolenator is a mobile solar-powered desalination unit that uses solar power for heat exchange, which in turn produces clean water. The product will be available for market sell in 2018 or 2019 in 3 size models for 8 L, 20 L and 10,000 L.
Desolenator has received aid from the Indian Government, Ukaid, World Bank, and USAID, although it is unclear which organizations will help with distribution.
Desolenator has not set a price point yet, but states that it will likely be about $1,000 USD per unit, although prices will vary depending where it is purchased. It will most likely be available through a microfinance program.
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
The device is targeted at rural and off-the-grid households.
The Desolenator is a solar panel that converts sunlight into electricity while also using the heat to boil contaminated water. Water flows into the boiler and is converted to steam. The steam flows through a cool tube that converts it back to water. The system outputs clean water and waste through separate outlets.
Desolenator sizes 90x120cm and is equipped with a small computer board, remote monitoring, GPS locators and mobile micro-payments.
Provided by Desolenator
Desolenator claims that the product can last up to 20 years.
The product is 100% solar, can treat water with very high TDS content and heavy metals and require no consumables.
Safe water storage, untreated water to purify
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