Mette-Marit opens the world’s first Salt Power Generator

  November 25, 2009 at 3:48 pm by

On November 24th, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway was in Tofte, in the south of Oslo, to attend the official opening of the world’s first salt power generator.

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The Norwegian energy company Statkraft opened the world’s first salt power generator. It’s a system which harnesses the energy that is produced when fresh water and sea water mix. The Minister of Oil and Energy, Terje Riis-Johansen and Chairman of the Board, Arvid Grundekjoen also attended this event.

The plant work is a big step in the fight against the Climate Change. The plant produces emissions-free electricity by mixing fresh water and sea water through a special membrane.

Statkraft has been researching into this new technology for 10 years and is sure to be capable of making a substantial global contribution to eco-friendly power production

You can read more about it here.

A thread can be found here.

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