(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide more than 1.5 gallons of fresh drinking water per hour for every square meter of solar collecting area. Such systems could potentially serve off-grid arid coastal areas to provide an efficient, low-cost water source.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/miot-ssw020720.php