UNC Charlotte Recognized By Department Of Energy For New Technology

After a spirited five-stage, three-year national competition — whose finale featured a surprise storm that separated the finalists’ carefully crafted desalination devices from secure moorings and set them afloat in the Atlantic Ocean — a team of UNC Charlotte researchers and students finished second in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waves to Water Prize for technology it has developed to make ocean water drinkable. 

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