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IIT-Madras sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desalination plant
Prof. A Mani of the refrigeration and air conditioning lab at IIT-M was part of the Rs 1.22 crore experimental project where surface seawater is pumped in and a collector that traps sun’s radiation converts it into heat.
Vivekananda Memorial in Kanyakumari is going to see the country’s first solar-powered desalination plant having the capacity to generate 10,000 Litres of freshwater.