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Ireland: Irish wave energy project awarded €800,000 in EU funding

An Irish wave energy project developed at Maynooth University, Kildare, called InnoWave has been awarded €800,000 in EU Horizon 2020 funding to develop commercial...

United States: University research shows clean fuel can be created from water vapour

The University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has shown that solar energy can create clean hydrogen fuel by converting water vapour from the air....

PARC and Nestlé agree to promote water-saving technologies

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Nestlé Pakistan will together promote smart water-saving and eco-friendly technology as a solution to the country’s current...

Statkraft opens new hydropower plant in Peru

Statkraft, a Norwegian renewable energy company, has opened the Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. The power plant is Statkraft’s ninth in the country, and...

Start-up produces clean water from thin air

Three young entrepreneurs have joined forces in Nairobi Kenya to create a product that generates clean drinking water out of thin air. Majik Water aims...

Hydro storage can secure 100 percent renewable electricity in Australia

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 percent renewable energy, a new study...

Wastewater treatment process uses gravity to cut energy use

A newly patented submerged aerated filtration (SAF) configuration for wastewater treatment, developed by UK-company WPL, can cut energy use by 40 percent and be...

Whisky distillery turning co-products into renewable energy

After just one year of operation, beverage company, Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan, Scotland is turning 1,000 m3 of malt whisky distillery co-products...

Fiji: Remote schools receiving drinking water from solar pump projects

Students located in remote schools in Fiji have not enjoyed access to clean drinking water in the past. However, the successful implementation of US$30,000 solar water pumping projects...

Vanuatu to construct US$15 million hydropower plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed an agreement for a US$15.1 million project to increase renewable energy generation...

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Afghanistan’s water levels drop 60 percent

The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan has said that water loss across the country is forcing people out of rural areas and...
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