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  • Mobile water suitcase for emergency supply

    Emergency water supply is an important and challenging need. Especially search and rescue detachment/troops, who visit the field soon after the incident for evaluation, lack reliable supply of clean and safe water. The Swiss based water treatment specialist Trunz Water Systems AG developed a mobile and light weight watermaker that is installed in a shock resistant, non corrosive case ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Cleantech 10 list pinpoints top publicly traded cleantech companies in Canada

    Corporate Knights Magazine has unveiled its list of the top 10 Canadian public and private cleantech companies 'poised to make it big.' The Cleantech 10 and Next 10, represent Canada's best publicly and privately held companies in the Cleantech realm, and span a range of sectors from desalination to biofuels to solar technology.   "With nine billion people on the horizon on a planet of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out

    As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate - so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say. To quench that demand, cities across the seven emirates that make up the UAE rely on desalinated ...


    By Associated Press

  • GE Introduces New Ultrafiltration Membranes for Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment

    New ZeeWeed 1000 and ZeeWeed 1500 Membranes Specially Designed for Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment - Reduced Footprint and More Efficient, Cost Effective Operation GE (NYSE: GE) today announced new pressurized and submerged ultrafiltration (UF) membranes designed for pretreatment of feedwater for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) systems. The new technology ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Highlights How It is Solving the Water Challenges of Today and Tomorrow at Singapore International Water Week 2014

    GE (NYSE: GE) will showcase its advanced energy-saving and efficient technologies, products and services designed to help industrial and municipal customers meet their toughest water challenges at Singapore International Water Week 2014, taking place June 1-5, 2014, in Singapore. "We are committed to developing technologies that enable our customers to achieve ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • GE Highlights How It is Solving the Water Challenges of Today and Tomorrow at Singapore International Water Week 2014

    GE (NYSE: GE) will showcase its advanced energy-saving and efficient technologies, products and services designed to help industrial and municipal customers meet their toughest water challenges at Singapore International Water Week 2014, taking place June 1-5, 2014, in Singapore. “We are ...


    By General Electric

  • USA - cleantech market - Northern California

    1. Sector Overview Increased consumer demand for clean technology is driving new business models and creating a vibrant market for California's renewable energy and environmental technology sectors, referred to as "cleantech" in this report. California has become the nation's biggest hub for green tech companies that are developing new fuels and smarter ways to use energy. An estimated ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Urban form a key to Melbourne water savings

    The report aims to inform and promote discussion about the links between urban water and energy policy to identify the best overall options to secure Melbourne’s future water and energy needs. “The relationship between water and energy policy and management is a complex one and is often ignored,” says CSIRO project leader Mr Steven Kenway from the CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship. “Our ...

  • A system that’s worth its salt

    New approach to water desalination could lead to small, portable units that could be sent to disaster sites or remote locations. Potable water is often in high demand and short supply following a natural disaster like the Haiti earthquake or Hurricane Katrina. In both of those instances, the disaster zones were near the sea, but converting salty seawater to potable fresh water usually requires a ...

  • Water Bags: Collapsible water container for water shortages

    Water Bags were developed to solve problems of water distribution during emergency situation. The bags are small and light and therefore easy for transportation. Once on the spot, the water bags allow fast distribution of treated water in safe and durable plastic containers. In addition, the water bags close the circle starting from water pumping, water treatment on the spot and finally safe ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • All-Canadian Cleantech Index opens on Toronto Stock Exchange

    CEOs representing the companies selected for the Corporate Knights' Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 Cleantech lists, joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance and Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights is an independent Canadian-based media company with an explicit focus on corporate responsibility. The Cleantech 10 and Next ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • American Water’s 2011 Innovations Set the Stage for a Greener Industry in 2012

    Backed by a 125-year history of innovation, American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater services company, hopes to spur ...


    By American Water

  • University of Manchester National Graphene Institute wins Royal Institute of British Architects National Award

    The University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute has won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) National Award, the most rigorous and prestigious award for new buildings in the United Kingdom. This building is one of a series of successful collaborations between ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Asia–Pacific Analysis: Solving the water dilemma

    The Pacific islands are surrounded by water, yet inhabitants face severe water shortages. Crispin Maslog highlights potential solutions. As we approach the end of the 'Water for Life' Decade in 2015, concerns over water availability in the Pacific island nations have taken an urgent turn. In ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Doing very well by doing good by the environment

    Despite growing concerns about the global economic downturn, GE has affirmed that there is good money to be made in doing right by the environment. The company expects that revenues from its range of energy efficient and environmentally advantageous products and services will surge by 21% to over $17 billion in 2008. GE also predicts its annual investments in clean technology research and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GE Named 2014 Water Company of the Year

    Recognized for its outstanding commitment and contributions to the water industry, GE (NYSE: GE) was named Water Company of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards. The award recognizes the water company that made the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector in 2013. ...


    By General Electric

  • Islands to call for COP21 recognition as climate change laboratories

    Small Islands Coming Together In Malta To Call On Paris Summit To Be Considered As Climate Change Laboratories Islands to issue joint paper at Greening the Islands conference requesting support for sustainable solutions Group includes islands aiming for 100% renewable status and going “fossil free” as well as leaders in water desalination and ...


    By The Green Consulting Group

  • Opportunities abound in the water industry amidst changing conditions

    The water industry has always been resilient in the rough economic conditions, with it being a matter of national interest and international importance, with one of its key functions being to support socioeconomic activities. With the water industry landscape rapidly changing with globalisation of economies and technologies, companies need to constantly reinvent themselves to stay ahead in the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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