commercial solar desalination News

  • Innovative desalination technology to receive funding

    A project led by Saltworks Technologies Inc. to develop a low-energy water desalination system that has the potential to greatly improve the affordability and accessibility of clean water will receive up to $580,000 in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). 'By supporting innovative, clean energy technologies like those developed by Saltworks Technologies, the Government ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Abengoa and AWT to develop the world’s first solar-powered desalination plant, in Saudi Arabia

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia. AWT is a newly formed company based in Riyadh whose ...


    By Abengoa

  • Masdar Launches Renewable Energy Desalination Program

    Masdar today launched a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources. The long-term ...


    By MASDAR

  • HydroRevolution announces a direct public offering to construct california`s first solar desalination plant

    - HydroRevolutionSM announces the issuance of $10 million of preferred stock in a state-registered California Direct Public Offering (DPO). - Proceeds from the sale of securities will be used for the construction of a commercial solar desalination plant in California's Central Valley. - HydroRevolutionSM is the first and only desalination plant in the country to offer shares to the general ...


    By WaterFX

  • Feasibility study for world’s first US-based commercial OTEC plant and seawater air conditioning (SWAC) systems in USVI approved

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) and United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for feasibility study for world’s first US-based commercial on-shore OTEC plant and Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) systems in USVI. DCNS will participate in the feasibility study and will be the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for OTEC power ...

  • JFE Engineering and Solar Power Group sign technology licensing agreement for linear fresnel solar thermal power

    JFE Engineering Corporation (JFEE) and Solar Power Group (SPG) have concluded a technology licensing agreement under which JFEE will commercialize SPG’s Fresnel technology having exclusive sales rights in Southeast Asia and Oceania. In addition, JFEE will also market Fresnel based solar thermal power plants in other countries around the world. JFE Engineering Corporation (JFEE) and Solar ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

  • Genesis Water Technologies Introduces New Product Line of Water Purification Systems Powered by Renewable Solar Technology

    Orlando, FL - Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a US based supplier of water treatment, filtration, purification equipment and components worldwide is proud to introduce the new GWT(tm) series renewable solar energy powered ultra filtration and RO system product lines. These systems are based on the synergistic combination of proven photovoltaic cell technology and advanced ultra filtration and ...

  • Solar Acquisition Corp (SLRX) Finalizes Agreement With Global Natural Energy (GNE) to Form Renewable Energy Joint Venture for Production of Algae-Based Bio-Diesel

    Solar Acquisition Corp. (OTCBB: SLRX) and Global Natural Energy (GNE) Cyprus Ltd today announced that they signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture, GNE USA, to produce algae-based bio-diesel oil. The agreements include an exclusive license for GNE's full commercial turnkey algae systems both to build its own facilities ...


  • Turning seawater into drinking water with sun and wind power

    A commercial-scale, seawater desalination plant powered by solar and wind energy that produces freshwater and dry salt has been designed by Spanish researchers. The new process does not discharge highly concentrated salty water back into the sea as a by-product, ensuring that there is little damage to the marine environment. Desalination plants extract freshwater from seawater and the technology ...

  • SwissINSO is on the Move

    SwissINSO, a major innovator in the application of solar-power to water purification/desalination and heating/cooling of buildings, announces its move to Switzerland's prestigious EPFL Science Park, joining an exclusive club of world-class players. LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SwissINSO SA is proud to announce its move to the prestigious R&D Science Park at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de ...


    By SwissINSO

  • Vancouver clean tech company preparing new technology for space

    A Vancouver clean tech company may soon be launching some of its new technology into space. Saltworks Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract to deliver a pilot water unit to NASA. The unit will be used for testing the water recovery systems and processes at NASA ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Saudi Arabia reveals plans for its first power plant using CSP to supply to the grid

    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected CSP to produce electricity with the 550MW Duba 1 project, an Integrated Solar Combined Cycle power plant (ISCC) located 50kmNorth of Duba near Tabuk, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. This is the first time CSP has been chosen to be deployed above very small scale in the country. SEC has called for requests for expressions of interest (EOI) to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Qatar Water Report Q1 2011

    Qatar Water Report Q1 2011  Qatar is a small country in terms of population, but it is one of the world’s largest water consumers on a per capita basis. More than half of the country’s water goes to the agricultural sector, but increasing demand is coming from the country’s growing urban ...


  • ReportsnReports - Qatar Water Report Q2 2010

    Qatar Water Report Q2 2010  Qatar is a small country in terms of population, but it is one of the world’s largest water consumers on a per capita basis. More than half of the country’s water goes to the agricultural sector, but increasing demand is coming from the country’s growing urban ...


  • ReportsnReports - Qatar Water Report Q2 2011

    Qatar Water Report Q2 2011  Qatar is a small country in terms of population, but it is one of the world’s largest water consumers on a per capita basis. More than half of the country’s water goes to the agricultural sector, but increasing demand is coming from the country’s growing urban ...


  • ReportsnReports - Qatar Water Report Q3 2010

    Qatar Water Report Q3 2010  Qatar is a small country in terms of population, but it is one of the world’s largest water consumers on a per capita basis. More than half of the country’s water goes to the agricultural sector, but increasing demand is coming from the country’s growing urban ...


  • MASDAR - doorway to the future

    When UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon spoke at the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week, he praised the work of Masdar, the Middle East's first graduate research institution dedicated to clean energy research and education. "The future is showcased in Masdar," he said, noting that the public - private partnerships that led to this initiative will benefit the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Abu Dhabi`s Masdar initiative breaks ground on carbon-neutral city of the future

    Abu Dhabi today broke ground on Masdar City, the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city. The global milestone event was marked by the laying of a virtual cornerstone by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and a visually stunning production depicting life in the city. In conjunction ...


    By MASDAR

  • Genesis Water Technologies Announces New Distribution Partnerships in South America, Africa and SE Asia

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. a US based manufacturer and wholesale supplier of sustainable water treatment, filtration, purification solutions and components worldwide is proud to formally announce the expansion of their companies distribution network in South America, Africa and the ...

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