Table 6 Energy consumption data comparison of present work and other conventional systems

From: Application of new series connection scheme of vortex tubes in seawater desalination unit using new vortex generators

Configuration type Experiment total time (min) Compressor energy consumption (KWh) Vacuum pump energy consumption (KWh) Specific energy consumption with respect to freshwater produced(KWh/liter)
MPC 180 7.1 0.2 3.2
MPA6 180 7.1 0.2 3.8
SHVT [13] 180 9.4 0.2 7.8
Vlachogiannis et al. [24] Not available Not available NO 0.95
Turek et al. [7] Not available Not available NO 0.159