Category Archives: Research

Mixing sea and freshwater has become a business opportunity

Capmix workshop at Wetsus in the Netherlands. Source: Wetsus

Salinity Gradient Energy creates economic opportunities for areas where rivers flow into the sea. Technologies for generating electrical energy from ‘just’ mixing sea and river water is the ultimate blue answer to sustainable energy. In Italy (Milano), Spain (Granada) and several places...
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Netherlands: Reverse osmosis goes underground

DELFT - Reverse osmosis (RO) is a well-known technique for producing clean drinking water and is used for desalination as well. Therefore normally groundwater is brought up to the surface and then treated in a nearby plant. Why not save the trouble of building a treatment plant and save money and energy as well?
The Dutch water treatment company Logisticon Water Treatment created together with partners the PURO-concept for a compact RO in the underground.

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