SOURCE Global's solar-run panels turn air into drinking water

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The US startup’s adapted solar panels extract water vapor from the air to produce potable water, a vital resource for distressed communities in disaster zones and remote areas

Turning air into water might seem the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, but Arizona-based SOURCE Global is doing just that. Founded in 2014 and known as Zero Mass Water until 2020, SOURCE allows drinking water to be produced off-grid in remote regions, in those with contaminated water supply and even in drought-stricken conditions.The time is ripe. Climate change is attracting ever more public and political attention globally as data paints an increasingly gloomy prognosis. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2025 half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas. “W...
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