Rancid Lunchmeat is discussing:

He designed a machine that makes water from the air. Now, after Hurricane Dorian, he's trying to bring it to the Bahamas.

Except as you stated, we do know the science. You can't run a condenser without power. So places lacking both power and fresh water are out of luck. Useful if you've got petrol, though..

And, if all goes well, he'll be bringing it to the #Bahamas, where tens of thousands were left homeless after #Hurricane #Dorian, leaving some islands with no power or running water.