solar desalination News

  • Solar system designed for water treatment or desalination - Desalination & Water Reuse

    Switzerland's Trunz Water Systems has developed a modular solar-power system which can supply energy as a stand-alone system or in combination with a Trunz water treatment or desalination plant. Trunz Solar Power Center is based on the latest developments in photovoltaic technology and incorporates high quality components which work under harshest climatic conditions (heat and high air humidity). ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Spotlight on desalination techniques

    New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, ‘Desalination: A Technological Assessment', finds that reverse osmosis (RO) has a bright future in the desalination market but research is ongoing for ion exchange processes and thermal technologies that involve utilisation of waste heat. Thermal and membrane desalination are the technologies driving the ultra pure water and potable water sectors in ...

  • Small-scale desalination

    A new approach to desalination being developed by researchers at MIT and in Korea could lead to small, portable desalination units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries. As well as removing many contaminants, these units could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. The new approach, called ion concentration polarisation, is described in a paper ...

  • Solar-powered desalination could help avoid water shortages

    A new solar-powered desalination technology could help solve water shortage problems without any damage to the environment, according to researchers. They evaluated a prototype model and demonstrated that it could produce up to 12 litres of freshwater a day per m2 of equipment. The World Resources Institute predicts that by 2025 at least 3.5 billion people will experience water shortages. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IBM unveils research initiative to desalinate seawater using solar power

    IBM and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia's national research and development organization, today announced a research collaboration aimed at creating a water desalination plant powered by solar electricity, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MENA market set to revolutionise global PV market with on grid and desalination opportunities

    As part of the recent announcement of the 6th Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference 2014 (MENASOL, 6-7 May, Dubai), PV Insider has produced “PV in MENA: Turning Policy into Projects” a guide providing detailed business intelligence on how to get projects developed.  With Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia all set to tender for large-scale PV within the next 12 months ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • GE Introduces Major Energy Efficiency Breakthrough for Desalination Plants

    GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced its new ...


  • 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

  • JinkoSolar Completes the Largest Rooftop PV System in a Desalination Plant in Partnership with Soltec Energias Renovables

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global PV solar power product manufacturer, today announced that it has provided 804 kW of highly efficient solar panels to the largest rooftop PV solar installation located on a desalination plant. The location is in Murcia, Spain. The desalination plant is operated by the Spanish state-owned water company called ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • Desalination Techniques Emerge in the Spotlight as Fresh Water Supplies Diminish Steadily, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Thermal and membrane desalination are the technologies driving the ultra pure water and potable water sectors in the water market. Thermal technologies are highly favored in countries where energy is cheap and abundant. The water market is growing, and other industries such as concentrated solar power, produced water treatment and ballast water treatment are exploring the possibility of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Containerized Swro Systems

    Advanced equipment and Services has developed the most energy efficient solar desalination system in the market at the lowest capital and maintenance cost, The solar panels can operate the SWRO system at 100% design capacity Advanced equipment and Services has developed the most energy ...

  • Saudi Arabia solar announcement

    New Solar Today 20 April 2010 Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, plans to become an expert in another, cleaner field of energy by investing in solar power, the country's oil minister said in an interview ; 'For a country like Saudi Arabia ... one of the most important sources of energy to look at and to develop is solar energy,' Ali al-Nuaimi told French oil newsletter ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Desalination techniques emerge in the spotlight as fresh water supplies diminish steadily, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Thermal and membrane desalination are the technologies driving the ultra pure water and potable water sectors in the water market. Thermal technologies are highly favored in countries where energy is cheap and abundant. The water market is growing, and other industries such as concentrated solar power, produced water treatment and ballast water treatment are exploring the possibility of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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