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Avantium acquires 'extensive patent portfolio' of Liquid Light
Chemical technology company Avantium has acquired the assets of Liquid Light, a developer of proprietary process technologies that make chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2).
SolRio proposes solar desal for old nuclear power site
SolRio, a US non-profit that supports solar-powered desalination, has proposed turning the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station, California, into a desalination plant.
Kuwait Fund confirms loan for Port Said desalination project
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has confirmed a loan of KWD35 million ($115 million) to the government of Egypt for a 150,000 m3/d seawater desalination plant.
Water. desalination + reuse September edition out now
The first edition of our brand new look quarterly, Water. desalination + reuse, is out now, with all the latest news and views from the front line of the global water desalination and reuse industry.
Adsorption desalination plant opens in Saudi Arabia
A new adsorption water desalination and cooling plant has opened in Solar Village near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
IDE named in Fortune's top 50 Change the World list of companies
IDE Technologies is ranked second in this year's Fortune top 50 Change the World list of companies, behind GlaxoSmithKline and ahead of General Electric.
Dubai prepares to add desalination capacity at Jebel Ali power station
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has unveiled details of a contract handed to an unnamed company to develop a new desalination facility at Jebel Ali power station.
Water scarcity stokes civil unrest in rural India
The Times of India is reporting a series of protests about a lack of drinking water by groups of hundreds of people in rural areas of southern India.
MIT researchers host Reddit Ask Me Anything session on photovoltaic EDR system
Researchers at MIT have developed a solar-powered electrodialysis system that could "provide 250 million people in India with safe and affordable water," MIT News reports.
Review of global green energy shows solar pv is on the rise
The world now adds more renewable power capacity than it does fossil fuel capacity each year, with 147 GW of renewable energy capacity added in 2015.
Global demand for desalination to rise each year until at least 2020
Desalination capacity is expected to grow by 8 per cent annually to 140 million m3/d by 2020, new research shows.
Solar powered desalination plant to open in Dubai this month: reports
A 50-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant powered by solar energy is set to be launched in Dubai later this month, according to Utilities- me.com.
Mississippi researchers win funding for low-temperature desalination
Mississippi State University (MSU), is to use US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding to work on a low-cost desalination process.
Fifth project enters the Masdar trial
An ongoing energy efficiency trial, in Abu Dhabi, of four new desalination plant designs is to get a fifth participant.