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ENERGY & WATER – RES, water recycling & desalination hybrid systems
25 November 2020 @ 16:00 - 17:30
ENERGY & WATER – RES, water recycling & desalination hybrid systems.
Climate change and consequent water scarcity clearly foster the necessity of finding eco-friendly solutions in order to guarantee an adequate high-quality freshwater supply to island inhabitants. In this context, seawater desalination, coupled with renewables energy systems, is in most cases the answer.
Hence, this workshop will give an overview on feasible technical solutions and best practices, which ensure water availability at competitive costs, along with research of interesting funding opportunities. It will also debate on the opportunities and challenging for the implementation of project on islands.
- 16.00 Introduction
Gianni Chianetta – Director, Greening the Islands
- 16.05 Setting the scene
Shannon McCarthy – Secretary General, IDA
Dave Rennè* – Coordinator Technical Committee, Global Solar Council
- 16.20 Presentations
Carlos Cosin Fernandez – CEO, Almar Solutions – President, IDA – Global overview
Shawn Meyer-Steele – President Caribbean Desalination Association & Director IDA
Emilio Gabbrielli – Senior Water Specialist GTI; Member of Honorary Council of IDA
Manuel Sapiano – CEO at The Energy & Water Agency Ministry for Energy and Water Management
Dario Traverso – CEO, Genius Watter
- 17.00 Round table with the speakers