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  • 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

  • In the world: Remote Mexican village uses solar power to purify water

    Original story at MIT News Deep in the jungles of the Yucatan peninsula, residents of the remote Mexican village of La Mancalona are producing clean drinking water using the power of the sun. For nearly two years now, members of the community, most of whom are subsistence farmers, have operated and maintained a ...

  • DOE Selects Twelve Projects for Crosscutting Technology Research Funding

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 12 projects to receive funding through its Crosscutting Research Program’s Transitional Technology Development to Enable Highly Efficient Power Systems with Carbon Management initiative. The NETL Crosscutting Technology Research Program is ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Sustainability in Water Technologies to help combat the GCC Water Crisis, says Frost & Sullivan

    Ensuring water security for sustenance and growth has been a constant challenge for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. With increasing population and growth in industrial and agricultural activities, pressure on existent water resources is further amplified. Focus of the water sector in the GCC is shifting towards sustainable practices, wastewater treatment, and recycling. According to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Manchester United Unveils Abengoa as its Official Sustainable Technology Partner

    Environmental technology partner to help the ‘Reds Go Green’. Club’s first global Sustainable Technology partner Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, and Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) have announced today a global partnership which ...


    By Abengoa

  • GE and memsys Achieve Technology Milestone for Unconventional Gas Water Treatment

    Membrane Distillation Technology Replicates Conventional Thermal Evaporation Process While Using Less Energy and Lowering the Cost and the Carbon Footprint of Evaporation - Field Project Proves Effective for High-Salinity Produced Water After 200 hours of continuous operation at a Texas-based commercial disposal well, GE (NYSE: GE) and ...


    By General Electric

  • 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 ...

  • Our Man in Doha: Day Five - Technology’s a sticky wicket that’s too important to stay stuck

    Jeff Beyer is our man in Doha, representing the Carbon Trust at a number of events taking place alongside the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, and reporting back with his own perspective on what is taking place. Technology will play a big role in mitigating and adapting to climate change, but scripting the technology story is proving to be difficult at this ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Energy Department Announces New Grant Topics to Help Small Businesses Develop Clean Energy Technologies

    The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced nine topics and 26 new subtopics under its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) programs that will help small businesses develop and deliver market-driven clean energy technologies. This year, EERE's areas of interest range from energy-saving buildings and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Increasing Water Scarcity and Need for Environmental Sustainability Drives Innovations in Water Production Technologies, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The intensifying difficulties in obtaining clean water have stoked a plethora of innovations in water production technologies. As countries that until recently enjoyed abundant water supply are waking up to the reality of water scarcity, there has been an accelerated movement towards enhancing wastewater reuse and eventually, the development of advanced recycling technologies. The trend of water ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Today’s technology can support water reuse practices, but policy incentives still needed for long-term success

    According to the United Nations Development Program, more than 1 billion people, or about one in six worldwide, do not have safe drinking water and more than 2 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. If current water usage trends continue, by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world’s population won’t have enough clean water. With World Water Day (March 22) fast approaching, now is the time for ...


    By General Electric

  • Using the rays of the sun to convert sea- to drinking water

    Many of the world's remote areas with water shortages also have three things in abundance: Sun, wind and sea. How renewable energies can be harnessed more effectively in the future to transform salty seawater and brackish water into drinking water is the subject of a current study issued by an EU initiative dubbed 'ProDes'. Worldwide, more and more people are obtaining their drinking water ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Additional water can be obtained from existing RO plants

    Water production capacity at existing RO sea water desalination plants can be significantly increased. By treating the RO reject water with a new technology, additional pure water can be obtained and the reject can be concentrated for easier disposal. The technology can be integrated in new RO-plants but can also be used as add-ons to existing RO-plants The new technology is called ...


    By Scarab Development AB

  • Access to water for world`s poor

    With many arid regions of Africa and Asia suffering from severe water shortages, European enterprises are stepping in to lend a helping hand, providing local communities with the tools necessary to supply themselves with drinkable water. In the past, solutions have traditionally focused on large industrial desalination plants which are capable of supplying 50 million cubic metres of fresh water ...

  • 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

  • Thomas S. Rooney Jr. as New Chief Executive Officer

    ENERGY RECOVERY INC’S GG PIQUE RETIRES; BOARD APPOINTS THOMAS S. ROONEY JR. AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER   Cleantech Executive Brings Extensive Experience in Water and Renewable Energy to ERI   Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), a ...


    By Energy Recovery Inc

  • Environmental considerations

    This part of the presentation addresses environmental considerations related to desalination. Large-scale seawater desalination projects are now being developed in locations where they never had been previously considered. In the last eight years, plants have begun to be developed and constructed in Australia, Europe, India and the US. Some of these projects are located on extremely ...

  • California City Looks to Sea for Water in Drought

    This seaside city thought it had the perfect solution the last time California withered in a severe drought more than two decades ago: Tap the ocean to turn salty seawater to fresh water. The $34 million desalination plant was fired up for only three months and mothballed after a miracle soaking of rain. As the state again grapples with historic dryness, the city nicknamed the "American Riviera" ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

  • Floating Farms in the Future – Water Storage Tanks Would Play a Role

    A lot of things might sound far fetched at first, but in no time at all they find themselves being implemented and being totally the norm. Could that be the case with the floating farms we read about in this week’s Daily Mail? A team from Barcelona has designed floating farms that could feed the world in forthcoming decades. Multi-levelled structures would be used to, not only catch fish, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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