Solar-thermal power, which concentrates sunlight and converts it into heat, has the potential to expand access to desalination by enabling smaller, more portable systems that don’t have to be grid-connected.
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Thermal desalination is a proven technology well suited to the harsh conditions in the Gulf, but from an energetic viewpoint is quite inefficient compared to today’s more widespread Reverse Osmosis.
An economy that is trying to decide whether to go down the same wrong road for energy as the western world or head down the road of sustainable clean energy.
Denk’s simple solar reactor could chemically split water from lunar soil, and electrolysis could then split the H2O into oxygen and hydrogen.
This is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model.
The Test Facility for Thermal Energy Storage in Molten Salt (TESIS) is used to test molten salt storage systems and individual components in a globally unique form.