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Breakthrough technology purifies water using the power of sunlight

TechExplore reports advancements in a new technology that purifies water using the power of sunlight.

  • A global research team has been able to transform brackish water and seawater into safe, clean drinking water in less than 30 minutes using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and sunlight.
  • Technological advancements such as these could help provide impoverished communities clean drinking water and clean energy, simultaneously

“In a discovery that could provide potable water for millions of people across the world, researchers were not only able to filter harmful particles from water and generate 139.5L of clean water per kilogram of MOF per day, but also perform this task in a more energy-efficient manner than current desalination practices.”

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