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How sunlight can provide low-cost access to clean water

Water can be disinfected if left for as little as six hours in intense sunlight, yet many living in the world’s poorest countries do...

Restaurant group saves US$20 million through reduction in energy and water use

Arby’s Restaurant Group, the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the US, has announced it reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a...

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...

India: Farmers to receive energy efficient water pumps

In an initiative similar to the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme, the Indian Ministry of Power aims to provide farmers with energy efficient water pumps...

Whisky distillery turns 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 metres cubed of malt whisky distillery...

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...

China turns to carbon-neutral treatment plants

By Xiaodi Hao and Rowan Kohll In Zhejiang province on China’s east coast, people pride themselves on tenacity and ingenuity. Both qualities appear to have...

FEATURED STORY

Progress on the path to reinventing the toilet

The UK’s Cranfield University took up the Gates Foundation’s Reinvent The Toilet challenge in 2012. From that has come a self-contained, waterless solution, which...

NEWS

Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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