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desalination

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Wave-powered desalination pump permitted in Gulf

The Seadog water pump, which captures the energy of waves to turn a generator, will be used on an offshore platform in Texas to test using ocean power to desalinate water.

By May 28, 2010

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NanoH2O lands Navy water desalination deal

The Navy funds research for on-ship desalination systems that promise to be more energy efficient, smaller, and handle water contaminants better.

By May 6, 2010

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IBM, Saudis to open solar desalination plant

Joint chemistry and nanotechnology breakthroughs are being pooled to convert the sun and sea into potable drinking water for one Saudi Arabian city.

By April 8, 2010

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Carbon nanotubes capture greenhouse gases, desalinate water

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory licenses carbon nanotube technology to spinoff company for commercialization.

By November 18, 2009

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'Part-Time Scientists' aim to develop autonomous rover

With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.

By May 23, 2012

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Desalination start-up gets $10 million

Oasys Water's low-fuel osmosis tech seen by investors as drinkable solution for non-potable water sources.

By February 18, 2009

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Can a desert tree fight global warming?

Salt cedars native to barren deserts might combat deforestation effects and serve as an agro-friendly biofuel.

By October 27, 2011

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Bill Joy bets big on energy's 'grand challenges'

Famed technologist spends his time investing in green tech where he's seeking riskier technologies with the potential for a big gains.

By October 19, 2011

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In green tech, debate over singles versus home runs

Green-tech startups are splitting between those which swing for the fences and others who just try to hit safely but there's a need for both types to foster innovation.

By September 28, 2011

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Australia to get its first utility-scale solar plant

Solar plant that will be built in partnership by First Solar, GE Energy, and Verve Energy to support a seawater desalination plant expansion in Western Australia.

By August 31, 2011