During the course of his one day in Stockholm, Sweden President Obama visited the Royal Institute of Technology KTH to see the latest research in energy solutions, research and innovation. Inventor of Solvatten, Petra Wadström was given the chance to present the unique Solvatten Solar Water System and how it is used to improve health, empower women and lower CO2 emissions. Swedish Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt also attended the presentation, acknowledging the technology as a solution for two of the most difficult global challenges, clean energy and easy access to safe water.
President Obama deeply appreciated the benefits of the solution as Petra Wadström explained that many users of Solvatten today comes from an area near the birthplace of his father.
President Obama gave Petra Wadström a warming handshake ”Congratulation on a wonderful achievement: It is a great story you tell”