Emerging Green Desalination: Solar and Wave Technologies

April 14, 2016 | State of the Market Report

As energy consumption rises globally, humanity is seeking new renewable sources to power civilization. Seawater desalination is fast becoming a necessary method for producing freshwater in many parts of the world but the process is generally energy-intensive. In this report, we analyze two sources of renewable energy for desalination: solar, which is gradually becoming a mature market, and wave power, which currently remains in its infancy.

Coverage Area

  • Owning the Energy Transition

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • Contents
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Thomas Ooi


Brent Giles, Ph.D.