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S3 - Stirling engine

Posted by: Niclas Claesson

Campaign: How can you make drinkable water from the ocean?

Design a farm with stirling engines together with sun power that convert sea water thru boiling and cooling


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George Fankhauser

sorry to disappoint you, that solution would be not competitive re. cost, efficiency and longevity (see this answer for example https://www.quora.com/How-efficient-are-thermo-solar-Stirling-generators-compared-to-photovoltaic-solar-panels-in-terms-of-energy-output-investment-and-surface-needed-to-operate )

AJ Kennedy

Cool idea Niclas. Could we do this at scale?

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