Water for Oil – Japan Has Low Electric Using Desalination Plant

January 12, 2009 / 1 Comment

Japan gets almost all of its oil from the Middle East and has nothing to give in return...except water. Ultra dry Middle East needs water, (doesn't everyone?) and must produce it from the salt water nearby. There's a consortium including Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd. and Toray Industries Inc. that is developing a desalination plant. That's not new news. But the plant ...