Researchers Develop Sunlight-Powered Water Purifiers For Those Who Can't Afford Clean Water
It cannot be denied that there is a great part of this world that lacks clean water, mostly because of poverty and the citizens could not afford to have their water purified. Thus, a sunlight-powered water purifier has recently been developed to meet their daily needs in consuming clean and healthy water.
Solar-Powered Water Purifiers Being Developed By Researchers And Engineers
Researchers have now developed a new kind of technology similar to solar panels only this time, it does not generate electricity, instead provide clean water. Solar panels have been used all over the world now and have been a great source of energy. Now, people can generate a clean drinking water much like they generate their own power, showing how the progress in technology is being put to good use.
According to IFL Science, the new solar powered water purifiers generate clean water four times faster than the commercial ones that the rest of the world is currently using now. The solar stills have been around for years now but do not necessarily help much to a number of people in need of clean water. Thus, researchers have been developing ways to improve the process of generating clean drinking water as opposed to the old slow ones. Thus, an electrical engineer from State University of New York (SUNY) was developing new nanomaterials to absorb the solar power cells and use them in solar stills.
Solar Stills Generate Clean Drinking Water Four TImes Faster Than Commercial Products
Now, his team has come up with a new device that could generate clean drinking water at a fast pace with the use of solar energy. With the new device, it allows a one square meter of device to purify one liter of water per hour, four times faster than the commercial ones. Read further on Science Magazine for the detailed and thorough information on how the deivce works. This has also proved more cost-effective and most efficient way to help those in poverty and endure that they take in clean water. There is nothing more important than one's health in order to survive in this cruel reality of the world.
Increasing Demand Of Solar Power Could Cause Higher Price Of Coal By Year 2020
With the rapid increase of demand among solar-powered equipments these days, businessmen have opted to increase the price of coal and oil.
Tesla Powerwall 2: Price, Features, Capacity And More
Tesla Powerwall 2, another venture by Elon Musk’s tech company, is bound to start its first installations early in the year. Here are more details about this energy efficient system.
Solar Energy Overtaking Coal As Primary Source Of Energy Among Countries
Hundreds of countries are working together to curb the rising level of greenhouse gas emissions in our atmosphere that’s worsening global warming. One of the major solutions for this problem is employing renewable energy rather than coal, and recent reports are coming in that solar energy is overtaking coal as the major go-to resource in power production among countries.
Poland Unveils Solar-Powered Bicycle Path That Glows In The Dark
Poland’s new bike path glows a bright blue color in the dark and it gets its own unlimited lighting power from the sun to help bikers and pedestrians avoid accidents when biking at night.
MIT Researchers Develop New Technique That Enhanced Power Generation From Sun’s Heat
The new technique developed by the MIT engineers is called solar thermophotovoltaics (STPVs).
MORE IN ITECHPOST
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.