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  • It’s No Small Task to Bring Fresh Water to a Salty Desert

    It’s No Small Task to Bring Fresh Water to a Salty Desert

    In order for Abu Dhabi to reintroduce the famed Arabian Oryx to its remote desert areas, it needed to find a way to provide fresh water to the region. Faced with a lack of electricity, Hitachi’s solution was to build 15 self-contained solar-powered plants that first desalinate the ground water via reverse osmosis and then release the fresh water into a 600m-long channel where animals can drink. All of Hitachi’s desert solar-powered plants have zero impact on the environment.

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    By Hitachi July 28th 2014
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