renewable energy desalination News

  • 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

  • How sustainable is renewably powered desalination?

    Desalination technologies could help alleviate water shortages, but they need to have low environmental impact. A new life-cycle analysis of desalination options for water supply in off-grid areas indicates that a photovoltaic-powered reverse osmosis system has the least environmental impact of the three technologies considered by the study. An increased use of technologies to remove salt ...

  • Seawater desalination a sustainable solution

    Aurecon Technical Director Joe Blesing will be presenting a paper on the multiple award winningAdelaide Desalination Plant at the ASEAN Australian Engineering Congress in Singapore on 11-13 March 2015 titled "Seawater desalination - a ...

  • Californian Conservationists against Desalination

    California is in the process of building a series of massive ocean desalination plants on a scale not seen before in the United States. Conservationists are however pushing back against the powerful interests who are convinced that California's looming water crisis will occur sooner rather than later, arguing that less damaging methods exist. Opponents argue the technology is too expensive and ...


  • Department of Energy Announces $21 Million to Advance Solar Desalination Technologies

    Recently (6/19), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies. These 14 projects are focused on reducing the cost of solar-thermal desalination and helping the technology to reach ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Abengoa begins construction on the Agadir desalination plant

    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 recently begun construction of the desalination plant in Agadir, Morocco, having closed the financing for the project together with its local partner InfraMaroc (CDG Capital Infrastructures group). Once commissioned, the ...


    By Abengoa

  • Abengoa signs a desalination research partnership in Abu Dhabi

    This research partnership is part of the pilot project that Abengoa is developing with the Masdar company Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has recently signed a research partnership agreement with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar ...


    By Abengoa

  • Peristaltic pumps drive the UK’s move towards desalination

    Desalination – the treatment to turn seawater into tap water – is rapidly gaining ground in the UK. Nicola Martin discovers the crucial role that peristaltic technology is playing in this type of water treatment.Following trials and small-scale plants in the drought-ridden South East, the UK’s first large-scale desalination plant is due to open in 2010 at Beckton, East London. Treating seawater ...

  • ACCIONA Agua opens largest desalination plant in US

    ACCIONA Agua has opened the largest desalination plant in the US, in Tampa, Florida. The plant has a daily capacity of 108,000 cubic metres and will provide at least 10% of the water consumed in the Tampa Bay region. The plant has been completely modernised by ACCIONA Agua and American Water. The partners will be jointly responsible for operating the plant for the next 18 years. The Spanish ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • Severe water scarcity boosts the desalination market

    Demand for fresh water is increasing around the world, especially in regions with rapidly growing populations and badly affected by long, drought seasons. Water is only going to become scarcer and many governments are looking at desalination and investing in this technology to supply water to their populations. These factors are driving the desalination market that shows a strong growth according ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • West Basin’s Innovative Ocean Water Desalination Demonstration Facility to Begin Environmental and Energy Recovery Evaluation

    REDONDO BEACH, Calif. - Investing in innovative marine protection technology and renewable energy sources, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) is near completion on its new demonstration facility, formally dedicating the plant on Friday, November 12, 2010. The plant will be open to the public in a community “open house” on December 4th. The demonstration facility will ...

  • Research and Markets: Global Desalination Report Ed 1 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wqg62k/global_desalinatio) has announced the addition of the "Global Desalination Report Ed 1 2012" report to their offering. This NRG Expert ...


  • Top U.S. Desalination Experts Tackle Issues Behind Lack of U.S. Traction

    Veolia’s Finn Nielsen, Water Desalination Report’s Tom Pankratz and others voice optimism LOS ANGELES - NanoH2O, a global provider of reverse osmosis membranes for desalination, hosted five of the top U.S. experts in desalination at its manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California, for a timely discussion on the global water crisis, issues behind the lack of desalination ...


    By LG NanoH2O, Inc.

  • Dais`s First Water Product Sale Into Desalination Market

    Dais Analytic Corporation, a commercial nanotechnology materials company selling its Aqualyte™ membrane nanomaterial with engineered processes for use addressing needs in the worldwide air, energy and water markets, today announced it has received an order for delivery of its first NanoClear™ product targeted to be used for the growing market for the desalination of water. ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • Water Stress in China: Desalination Takes Centre Stage, According to Frost & Sullivan

    With China's tremendous growth, the migration of people from rural places into urban areas is becoming more significant. The expansion and the development of Mega Cities and of some coastal cities in China (eg. Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen) led to a steeply increasing requirement of human resource as well as natural resource supply.  Today, 400 cities out of 668 in China ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Abengoa inaugurates an advanced technology desalination plant for Masdar in Abu Dhabi

    The project uses ultrafiltration technology, reverse osmosis and membrane distillation. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, today inaugurated a desalination pilot plant that uses its most advanced reverse osmosis and membrane distillation technology, in ...


    By Abengoa

  • Acciona Agua chosen to design desalination plant in Perth, Australia

    Following an international tender involving seven bidders, the consortium comprising ACCIONA Agua and its partner, United Utilities Australia, has been shortlisted, with another finalist, for the contract to build and operate a desalination plant in Perth, Australia Approximate total revenue for the construction and 25-year operation of the plant is between 300-400 million euro; it will supply ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • ABB wins US$28m order to power seawater-desalination plant

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $28 million from environmental solutions company Hyflux for a turnkey electrical solution to power the world’s largest membrane based reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant. The Magtaa desalination plant is being constructed in the western Oran region of Algeria. It will have a designed capacity of 500,000 cubic ...


    By ABB

  • ACCIONA Agua will build and operate a desalination plant in Chile’s Atacama Desert

    ACCIONA has won a contract from the CAP group to build and operate for 20 years a plant for the group's mining operations in the Copiapo Valley (Atacama Region III).    The plant will have an initial capacity of 200 liters per second (17 million liters a day) which could be stepped up to a maximum 600 l/s (52 million liters/day). ACCIONA Agua has been selected by Grupo CAP to ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • Global Resource Corporation Files Patents for Water Desalination and Purification

    MORRISVILLE, NC - Global Resource Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GBRC), a developer of patented energy-efficient renewable microwave-based technologies for recycling tires, upgrading petroleum products and converting other materials to higher value hydrocarbon-based fuels or carbon materials, today announced the company has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the ...


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