Desolenator uses thermal and electrical energy to remove salt from water.

Product description Brand name and product description

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 sale in modular components to allow for various capacity requirements.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Desolenator has received aid from the Indian Government, Ukaid, World Bank, and USAID, although it is unclear which organizations will assist with distribution.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Desolenator has not set a price point yet, but a previous prototype was likely to go to market for about 1,000 USD per unit. However, the design has since then adapted and a current price is unavailable.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

SolarBagSolarPure UFSunSpring HybridSolvattenSunSaluter, and other solar water purifiers

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)
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