Article | October 31, 2018

Green Energy And Decentralized Water Treatment For The Caribbean

Source: Fluence
Caribbean islands

Distributed treatment, which limits the need for fossil fuels and extensive infrastructure, could be a perfect fit for the islands’ needs

Among water treatment industry professionals, consensus is growing that small- to medium-scale decentralized desalination and wastewater treatment plants are the way forward in a water-stressed future. But, governments continue to announce new water mega-infrastructure projects at an alarming rate. Because the public policy debate appears to have simply not caught up with current technology, many companies and NGOs with a focus on small- to medium-scale water treatment or renewable energy have begun to see the Caribbean as something of a new frontier.