Meet our 2010 Finalists
10 Water Startups with Energy-Saving Innovations
Finalists selected from a global field of over 50 startups
Imagine H2O is pleased to introduce the finalists from our 2010 Water-Energy Nexus Prize. Selected by a panel of expert judges, these water companies represent 10 innovative energy-saving solutions. Read our complete press release here.
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Agua Via develops a 1-atomic layer thick nanotech membrane that enables desalination at a 66% energy reduction and 50% cost reduction, providing energy efficient purification and wastewater remediation.
BlackGold Biofuels recovers energy from wastewater streams, creating lucrative renewable energy assets from pollution liabilities.
FogBusters treats petroleum, biofuel and food processing wastewater “better, faster, cheaper, cleaner and greener” while capturing the FOG (fat, oil and grease) to make into biodiesel.
Hydrovolts makes portable floating turbines that make renewable energy and clean water from an untapped global resource of hydrokinetic energy in water canals.
mOasis harnesses water on any land in the world so that plants grow and the planet can restore its ability to sustain life.
NLine Energy, Inc. converts wasted energy found in water transmission and distribution systems into renewable energy.
Pilus Energy harnesses genetically enhanced bacteria in scalable electrogenic bioreactor and harvests the electricity and biogases from their metabolism of organics like those found in wastewater.
Puralytics solves critical water contamination problems with environmentally superior products.
Solar Machines’ non-PV based technology directly and efficiently converts solar energy into mechanical work for water pumping applications.
Water Resources Management Co helps water utilities realize the full benefits of their investments in advanced meter reading, system control and asset management.
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