Independent Solar Thermal Desalination Systems (kW-size)

The objectives of this Subtask are:

  • To provide a comprehensive description of the state-of-the-art and potential applications of solar thermal desalination systems. This includes evaluating completed research programs and projects and ongoing developments in this field, as well as their economics;
  • To publicize the knowledge among main stakeholders: solar manufacturers, process engineers, related associated industry, installers and potential customers and users;
  • To promote collaborative initiatives for specific assessment of the technical and economic feasibility of the most appropriate and promising technologies