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  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 SERIES

  • Sopogy Signs MOU for Solar Project in Thailand

    Sopogy, Inc., the world’s leading developer of micro concentrated solar power (MicroCSP) technologies, and MAI Development Co. Ltd., an established Thai conglomerate focusing on manufacturing, construction, real estate, energy and government services, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of an six-megawatt solar power plant in Bau ...


  • 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

  • Severe water scarcity boosts the desalination market

    Demand for fresh water is increasing around the world, especially in regions with rapidly growing populations and badly affected by long, drought seasons. Water is only going to become scarcer and many governments are looking at desalination and investing in this technology to supply water to their populations. These factors are driving the desalination market that shows a strong growth according ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • 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

  • MENA market set to revolutionise global PV market with on grid and desalination opportunities

    As part of the recent announcement of the 6th Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference 2014 (MENASOL, 6-7 May, Dubai), PV Insider has produced “PV in MENA: Turning Policy into Projects” a guide providing detailed business intelligence on how to get projects developed.  With Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia all set to tender for large-scale PV within the next 12 months ...


    By FCBI Energy Ltd.

  • Abengoa Offered Conditional Commitment of $1.2 Billion Federal Loan Guarantee to Build Mojave Solar Project

    Abengoa, the international company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has been offered a conditional commitment for a federal loan guarantee that will be used to build the Mojave Solar Project (MSP). Department of Energy ...


    By Abengoa

  • Pöyry awarded EUR 1.2 million assignment for feasibility study for brackish water desalination in Tunisia

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 7 March 2011 at 9.30 a.m. Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • ACCIONA strengthens its presence in Morocco with its first water contract

    ACCIONA Agua, in partnership with construction group EMT of Morocco, has been awarded a 59-million-euro contract to Design, Build, and Commission a drinking water treatment plant (DWTP) with a capacity of 5m3/second by Morocco's Office National Electricity & Eau Potable (ONEE). The project is part of an overall plan ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • Abengoa Agrees to Sale of its 40 Percent Stake in Telvent to Schneider Electric

    Abengoa, the international company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has reached an agreement to sell its 40% stake in Telvent GIT, S.A. to Schneider Electric at a price of U.S. $40.00 per share. The transaction is subject to approvals from the European and U.S. competition authorities. The sale will be ...


    By Schneider Electric SE

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