Monthly Archives: February 2016

Large scale desalination with renewable energy: Breakthrough in Saudi Arabia

The fresh water-short desert kingdoms of the Middle East have long been the largest installers of desalination technology. How large can be deduced from the fact that the Saudis use 1.5 million barrels a day of crude oil to supply energy to its … Continue reading

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Fusion becoming real?

Remember the time a decade or two ago when two professors announced that they had carried out a fusion reaction? Well, that didn’t work out so well and was soon forgotten. More recently it became known that a multi-national consortium … Continue reading

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