Electricity, water and heat from the same appliance

German company Schneider Electric recently unveiled a technology for producing electricity, drinking water and heat simultaneously from the same installation. This technology has been tried with good effect in rural Kenya.NAIROBI, Kenya, 25 November, German energy company Schneider Electric with operations in more than 100 countries, used a rural setting in Kenya to test its modular Microsol technology for producing electricity, drinking water and heat simultaneously, primarily to benefit micro-industries located in rural areas of countries with lots of sunshine.
Microsol is based on the principle of cogeneration of electricity and heat, applying a new approach to a technology that is already widespread – solar thermodynamics.