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

Non-governmental organization ‘givepower’ has built its first solar water farm in kenya, turning the region’s saltwater into clean and sustainable drinking water. the farm uses a filtrating system that desalinates the brackish liquid to produce enough water for 35,000 people every day.

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The farm is located in kiunga, kenya, a small fishing community of about 3500 people located just a few miles south of the somalian border. the village is situated along the coast of the indian ocean and the area is home to an important marine conservation reserve. it’s proximity to the ocean makes it an ideal location for the givepower‘s first solar water farm.