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SunGlacier: A Solar-Powered Leaf That Makes Ice in the Desert

December 6, 2014

Artist Ap Verheggen has hatched a plan in cooperation with Cofely Refrigeration to create a solar-powered leaf-shaped structure that uses condensation principles to create ice in the Sahara desert. If this sounds too good to be true, read on – it turns out that Cofely and Verheggen, who is also the Cultural Ambassador for UNESCO-IHE (the water training institute of the UN) have simulated desert conditions in a shipping container to test the product’s theory, and have already produced 10 cm of ice


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