The present technology relates to a novel system of harvesting energy and freshwater from high-humidity air via the 3D printed Fog-based Self-powered System (FSS), which consists the components of a fog harvesting mash with bioinspired material, a droplet distributor, a newly developed high-power density droplet-based generator (DEG), and a water reservoir.
This dual electricity generator and fog harvester has the highest fogbased energy-conversion efficiency reported to date. It provides a sustainable, stable, low-cost, portable, and eco-friendly power supply solution, while simultaneously tackling the freshwater crisis in many major cities and areas.
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