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Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia.   AWT is a newly formed company … Continue reading Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

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Rising energy demand a threat to water supplies

Rising demand for energy, from biofuels to shale gas, nuclear power, coal and oil, is a threat to freshwater supplies that are already under strain from climate change, the United Nations said in a report on Friday. It urged energy companies to do more to limit the use of water in everything from cooling coal-fired … Continue reading Rising energy demand a threat to water supplies

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Wind Power Helps Preserve Water Resources

Energy and water are very closely linked, but those links are often overlooked, according to Stacy Tellinghuisen, Western Resource Advocates’ senior energy and water policy analyst. Tellinghuisen works to promote energy policies that reduce the energy sector’s impact on water resources. Most forms of electricity require water, Tellinghuisen says, and thermal electric power plants use … Continue reading Wind Power Helps Preserve Water Resources

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