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  • 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

  • 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

  • Wind-powered desalination for bahrain

    Wind-powered desalination technology is to be promoted in Bahrain under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on 31 January 2011 between Jade Consultancy of Bahrain and Synlift Systems GmbH of Germany. The MoU will enable Jade to introduce green desalination technologies for the first time in the Gulf region. The consultancy will provide advice on business opportunities and the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Water Desalination Market New Research Report on Researchmoz.us

    Global Water Desalination Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it covers the Global Water Desalination market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also ...


  • Wind power helps Texas town desalinate groundwater

    The first project in the United States to use wind power to desalinate drinking water for an inland municipality rather than a coastal town has just received a $500,000 grant from the Texas state Office of Rural Community Affairs, ORCA. The $1.075 million pilot project utilizing wind power to desalinate brackish groundwater in West Texas will be located in the small city of Seminole in Gaines ...

  • Thirsty Australia Advances Desalination Technology

    Melbourne, Australia - The delivery of energy efficient water desalination to drought-stricken Australia received a boost today with the establishment of a new collaboration between the government research agency CSIRO and nine Australian universities. The research aims to advance water desalination as an alternative water supply option for Australia by increasing efficiency, and reducing the ...

  • International Desalination Association Issues Blue Paper On Desalination And The Environment Of The Gulf

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) has released a “Blue Paper” with findings from its Environmental Symposium and recommendations to minimize potential environmental effects from desalination on the Gulf. The Blue Paper is the result of 12 months of work done by IDA’s global Environmental Task Force (ETF). It also reflects dialogue among approximately 200 ...

  • 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

  • Industrial Desalination and Water Reuse: Opportunities in Scarcity and Improved Water Stewardship

    The focus of investment in desal and reuse is changing. The boom in municipal desalination and reuse which quadrupled the size of that market over the past decade has mostly played itself out. Now the smart money is on industrial water – the fastest growing sector of the water market today. Water technology companies need to position themselves now to take advantage of this growth ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 are ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Global Water Desalination Market 2012-2016 | Available on Researchmoz.us

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Global Water Desalination Market,Industry, Share, Analysis, Forecasts, Trend, Size 2012-2016 " to its huge collection of research reports. Global Water Desalination market to grow at a CAGR of 9.51 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for safe water. Buy a copy of this ...


  • With more research, desalination could boost US water supplies

    Recent advances in technology have made removing salt from seawater and groundwater a realistic option for increasing water supplies in some parts of the US and desalination will likely have a niche in meeting the nation's future water needs, says a new report from the National Research Council.  However, a coordinated research effort with steady funding is required to better understand and ...


    By National Academy of Sciences

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