osmotic power

World's First Osmotic Power Plant Opens

Mix salt water with fresh water and there you have it: instant carbon-neutral energy.  The process is called osmotic power, and a company called Statkraft has just opened the world’s first osmotic power plant in Norway. [social_buttons] For now the plant has a limited production capacity and will focus mainly … [continued]

Cheaper Desalination – Saltworks Breakthrough

Paul O’Callaghan is CEO of Cleantech consultancy firm, O2 Environmental Inc. and author of Water Technology Markets. Canadian firm, Saltworks Technologies, just came out of stealth in relation to their desalination technology, which they claim reduce the electrical energy required for desalination by over 70%. They report they can produce … [continued]