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  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Remote water and power provision

    Purdue University researchers have developed an aluminium alloy that could be used in a new type of mobile technology to convert non-potable water into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate electricity. Such a technology might be used to provide power and drinking water to villages and also for military operations, said professor of electrical and computer engineering Jerry ...

  • Desert eco-city to run on waste

    Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is building a US$22 billion zero-carbon showcase city for 50,000 residents with its power plants running on waste. A plot of desert land will be transformed into Masdar City  which will produce no waste, emit no carbon and be completed by 2016. It is an initiative by the Government of Abu Dhabi through the Mubadala Development Company ...

  • JFE Engineering and Solar Power Group sign technology licensing agreement for linear fresnel solar thermal power

    JFE Engineering Corporation (JFEE) and Solar Power Group (SPG) have concluded a technology licensing agreement under which JFEE will commercialize SPG’s Fresnel technology having exclusive sales rights in Southeast Asia and Oceania. In addition, JFEE will also market Fresnel based solar thermal power plants in other countries around the world. JFE Engineering Corporation (JFEE) and Solar ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Nitto Denko/Hydranautics and Statkraft to Create Osmotic Power

    Nitto Denko/Hydranautics and ...


    By Statkraft

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

  • Energy-efficient water purification made possible by Yale engineers

    Water and energy are two resources on which modern society depends. As demands for these increase, researchers look to alternative technologies that promise both sustainability and reduced environmental impact. Engineered osmosis holds a key to addressing both the global need for affordable clean water and inexpensive sustainable energy according to Yale researchers. Yale doctoral student Robert ...


    By Yale University

  • Cenovus invests $2.5M in Saltworks Technologies

    Cenovus Energy Inc., the Calgary-based integrated oil company, is investing $2.5 million in Vancouver's Saltworks Technologies Inc. through its Environmental Opportunity Fund (EOF), which enables environmental innovations in energy and technology. Saltworks has developed an energy efficient way to convert salt water into fresh water through ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • New collaboration reinforces Cranfield’s solar reputation

    Cranfield University and Global CSP, developers of the world’s first precision engineered solar energy collector system, are to work together on two solar energy projects. The collaboration will involve testing and improving Global CSP’s solar energy collector system – the ‘solar captor’. Based on aircraft technology, the solar captor is fully insulated against ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Global CSP Unveil Cutting Edge Technology

    Cranfield University has cemented its importance in the field of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) with the opening of the Global CSP Laboratory. The University is home to the largest CSP research activity in the UK and Cranfield is the only UK representative on the EERA (European Energy Research Alliance) Joint Committee on CSP. The new laboratory – the UK Centre for Concentrating Solar ...


    By Global CSP

  • R3 Fusion Selected to Demonstrate Frac Water Treatment Technology

    R3 Fusion, Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselaer Technology Park, announced that it has executed a contract to demonstrate its patented SPaCeR™ technology on the treatment of flowback water generated in hydraulic fracking operations. Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the ...


    By R3 Fusion

  • Made in IBM Labs: Collaboration Aims to Harness the Energy of 2,000 Suns

    Today on Earth Day, scientists have announced a collaboration to develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy. The system can also provide desalinated water and cool air in sunny, remote locations ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • AQUATECH introduces AQUAR2RO™ process for zero liquid discharge and high recovery plants

    Aquatech, a global leader in water treatment solutions, introduces the AquaR2RO™ membrane process designed for use in facilities requiring Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) or very high recovery. The AquaR2RO process features a unique configuration of membranes engineered to cost-effectively treat waters that are difficult to treat with conventional membranes processes. Due to its distinctive ...

  • Pasteurization Technology Group Customer, Ventura Water, Receives Award From the California WateReuse Association

    Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), innovator of the only wastewater disinfection process that generates renewable energy, is pleased to announce that Ventura Water has been honored as a leader in the water reuse and desalination industry ...

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