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Kenya installs the first solar power plant to transform ocean water into drinking water

03 December 2019

Water pouring into a glass

The solar plant uses a filtration system that desalinates seawater to produce enough water for 35 000 people every day.

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to critique the role of technology in the development of sustainable environments 8

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Keywords: water, sustainability, solar, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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