desalination

Solar Cucumber for On-the-Spot Desalination of Sea Water

November 9, 2011 / No Comments

Innovation never isolates environment friendly technology. This time around, let us introduce the innovation in solar powered desalination process to our readers. This one, called the Solar Cucumber, carries out the desalination of sea water and produces drinkable freshwater. The Solar Cucumber turns sea water to freshwater at source, making it much useful to the water starved communities in costal environment. ...

Tiny Desalination Device Cleans Water, Isn’t Energy Hungry

March 25, 2010 / No Comments

The oceans are a vast reserve of water, but the costs associated with desalination are always a deterrent. That the process is energy hungry doesn't make things better in the least. Scientists at MIT though, may have a solution in a tiny package. Scientists have developed a small device, about the same size as a postage stamp, and have managed ...

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 ...

Jordan Signs Nuclear Protocol with China

November 26, 2008 / No Comments

Nuclear energy is not all that bad if you know how to tap into its vast potential in a proper fashion and if you can find the right way to dispose off the toxic waste. Even though it is not the ideal alternate energy source, it still is in a certain sense far better than fossil fuel. Jordan is one of ...