Solar-powered unit purifies water, provides electricity
Spectra Solar Cube is powered by integrated photovoltaic solar panels and a wind-powered generator to purify and desalinate water from almost any source. System can provide both pure drinking water and electricity for disaster relief without the need for perpetual fuel or fuel-transport costs. Solar Cube systems can produce from 3,500 L of pure water a day from seawater and up to 15,000 L daily from nonsaline water sources, according to manufacturer. Spectra Watermakers Inc., San Rafael, Calif.