27 Aug '12, 3pm

Desalination Sector Surges as Technology Improves, Demand Grows

27 Aug 2012: Desalination Sector Surges as Technology Improves, Demand Grows A new report predicts that global investment in water desalination projects will triple over a five-year period from 2011 to 2016 , driven by improvements in technology and a surge in companies entering the sector. According to Global Water Intelligence, investments in desalination plant installations will grow from $5 billion last year to $8.9 billion this year; by 2016, the report says, the sector could reach $17 billion. A critical factor has been the emergence of technologies that require less energy to make potable water from seawater, including a process called forward osmosis that uses less heat and power than existing reverse osmosis plants, and that could cut the cost of desalination by as much as 30 percent. Also driving this surge is growing demand in developing nations already facing w...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/desalination_sector_surges_as...

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