The cost of producing drinking water will be "significantly lower" than traditional desalination methods © Neom/Solar Water Plc
The cost of producing drinking water will be "significantly lower" than traditional desalination methods © Neom/Solar Water Plc

Neom will use solar power to produce drinking water

11 February 2020

Saudi Arabia’s planned new megacity Neom will use a new type of solar technology to produce drinking water with less contamination than normal desalination plants.

The city, which is being developed along the country’s northern Red Sea coast, will have the world’s first “solar dome” desalination plants.

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