12 Jan '18, 5pm

Australian desert farm grows 17,000 metric tons of vegetables with just seawater and sun | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green

magic. Conventional farming won’t work in the desert region, but that doesn’t matter for this desert farm. It obtains water from the Spencer Gulf, and desalinizes the water using renewable energy. 23,000 mirrors reflect light to a receiver tower to generate solar power . When the sun is shining, the system can provide 39 megawatts of clean energy – that’s enough to keep the desalination plant working and power the greenhouse, which is heated during the winter.

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/australian-desert-farm-grows-17000-...

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