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Kenya Installs First Solar Power Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

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Kenya Installs First Solar Power Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

A huge step in saving humanity!

An estimated 2.2 billion people across the world are struggling to have access to drinking water. Quite ironic, considering we all live on a planet that’s 2/3 water, many people still don’t have the privilege of getting fresh water.

But recently, an NGO Give Power has installed solar-powered plants that help transform salty ocean water into fresh drinking water, and has so far assisted over 25,000 people and still counting.

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Give Power (NGO) launched their first solar-powered water, transforming plant test in August 2019

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While it’s not their 1st similar project, the NGO has had a huge success in installing a new plant that transforms saline water into drinking water in Kiunga, a town in Kenya. It has also piloted a test in August, improving the lives of residents in the town. The NGO with an intention not to stop plans on using technology in other parts of the world.

The two water pumps of the plants have provided drinking water for over 25,000 people

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However, the Kenyan town of Kiunga, out of the many regions suffering non-accessibility to drinking water was chosen for the installment of the plant in a bid to provide drinking water and assist as many people as possible. And with Kiunga’s success, the organization plan on embarking on the same project in Haiti and Colombia.

The NGO has the capacity to supply 35,000 people with drinking water every day

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Specifically, Give Power installed what’s called ‘ A Solar Water Farm’ in Kiunga that harvest solar energy with the use of Solar panels. They have the capacity of producing 50kilowatts of energy and power to water pumps 24hours daily.

A life-changing opportunity for regions, including Kenya, where over 1/3 of the population don’t have access to drinking water

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People have to travel for more than an hour to get drinking water for their families

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