Solar Desalination News

  • GWI Announces Winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards

    Global Water Intelligence (GWI) today announced the winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Monday 27 April at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water Summit. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by José Manuel Barroso. Mr Barraso, former President of the European Commission and Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004), delivered an ...

  • NEW !!! 50,000 US GPD Containerized desalination system SALE or Lease

    NEW !!! 50,000 US GPD Containerized desalination system available… multimedia filtration system included within a 20′ ISO acoustic and thermal isolated container. Just ready to ship and easy to deploy on site. ...

  • ACWA Power expands war chest as Saudi returns to IWP

    Saudi water and power project developer ACWA Power has expanded its loan finance base, shortly after news emerged that the Kingdom would be taking a first step back toward private water production through desalination. The company has nearly doubled its 2015 revolving credit limit to SAR1,309 million ($349 million), with the new financing live provided by Saudi Hollandi Bank. In total, the ...

  • The U.S. Virgin Islands: Promise, Problems, and Progress

    Forty miles east of Puerto Rico[1] in the heart of the Caribbean lays an island group known as the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Made up of three main islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John) and dozens of smaller islands, the USVI is known for its white sandy beaches and the year-round temperate ...

  • OTE Receives Approval for an OTEC System in the USVI

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (“OTE” or “the Company”) (ISIN: SE0006028023, CUSIP: 675100101), a turnkey supplier of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC), and Desalinated Water systems worldwide, announces that it has received an official order (Docket 659, Order 66/2016) from the ...

  • Desalination System Investment to Exceed $14 Billon/yr. over the Next Five Years

    In the next five years, suppliers of thermal and membrane desalination systems will sell systems valued at $73.5 billion of which $21 billion will be spent on brackish water systems and $52.5 billion for seawater systems. This is the conclusion reached by the McIlvaine Company by aggregating forecasts appearing in its cross-flow membrane, pump, valve and filtration reports. The brackish ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ARTAS signed the contract with SIEMENS (EPC contractor of ENERJISA Bandırma II CCPP Project) for the turn-key delivery of Desalination

    ARTAS signed the contract with SIEMENS (EPC contractor of ENERJISA Bandırma II CCPP Project) for the turn-key delivery of Desalination, Demineralisation and Potable Water Treatment Plants on May 12, 2014. Turn-key supply includes basic and detailed engineering, manufacturing, procurement, delivery on site, erection, mounting and start-up of the units delivered. The power plant shall be in ...


    By Artas

  • 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

  • Water Desalination Report: Membrane Supplier Raises its Profile

    Fred Wiesler, Director of Sales and Marketing, discusses his plan to increase the company’s profile and visibility. Wiesler will strengthen these efforts by preparing new product data sheets and sales literature. In addition, he said the company plans to develop a direct regional sales organization in North America and a distributor/agent organization in the rest of the world. ...


    By QUA Group LLC

  • 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

  • Drought-Stricken California Island to Increase Fresh Water Supply with GE`s Desalination Technology

    Located in the Pacific Ocean, 22 miles southwest of Los Angeles, Catalina Island, California, is in the middle of a severe drought with residents and tourists potentially facing a mandatory 50 percent cutback in water usage. To help alleviate the water shortage, Southern California Edison (SCE) is expanding its desalination plant on the island using GE's (NYSE: GE) advanced  ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Energy Recovery Awarded Contract for New Mega Desalination Plant in UAE

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif., December 18, 2014  — Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), the leader in recycling fluid pressure in the oil and gas, chemical and water industries, today announced the Company was awarded the Mirfa mega desalination plant project for its highly reliable  ...


    By Energy Recovery Inc

  • Steam from the sun - New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam

    Original story at MIT News The structure — a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam — is a porous, insulating material structure that floats on water. When sunlight hits the structure’s surface, it creates a hotspot in the graphite, drawing water up through the ...

  • 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

  • Israel Solves Water Woes with Desalination

    After experiencing its driest winter on record, Israel is responding as never before - by doing nothing. While previous droughts have been accompanied by impassioned public service advertisements to conserve, this time around it has been greeted with a shrug - thanks in large part to an aggressive desalination program that has transformed this perennially parched land into perhaps the most ...


    By Associated Press

  • Evoqua Commercializes Innovative Electrochemical Desalination Technology

    Hello, Evoqua Water Technologies has commercialized its innovative, optimized membrane electrochemical desalination technology for adjustable dissolved solids removal capability with its first OEM agreement. The advanced, low-pressure electrodialysis membrane technology enables water output quality to be tuned by power adjustments to minimize footprint and energy consumption. In its first OEM ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • 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

  • GWT SWRO Membrane System Solutions

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., GWT series custom built sea water desalination systems incorporate both proprietary patented nano fiber prefiltration with nano composite membrane technology to provide optimal system performance with reduced capital costs and operating costs. The GWT series sea water systems typically produce 20% more water using while using 20% less power consumption versus a ...

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