Supplying water to Baja California

Baja California, Mexico


Using wind and solar power to desalinate sea water.

Baja California lacks a sufficient water supply, but its coastal area to land mass makes

it an ideal candidate for creating water desalination nodes where wind turbines can

pump sea/ocean water to covered holding ponds (clear glass covers as an example)

are solar heated to extract fresh water that is collected into fresh water reservoirs.

It is possible that these wind turbines could have a dual purpose providing electricity

as well. The same process can be used in Southern California.

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