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Issue 11, 2011
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Membrane-based production of salinity-gradient power

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This perspective paper outlines the fundamental principles and state-of-the-art of membrane-based conversion of salinity-gradient energy, a renewable and environmentally benign energy source receiving increased attention in recent years. In particular, an attempt is made to identify the most important and promising directions for future research and technological innovation.

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08 Jun 2011
13 Jul 2011
First published
17 Aug 2011

Energy Environ. Sci., 2011,4, 4423-4434
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Membrane-based production of salinity-gradient power

G. Z. Ramon, B. J. Feinberg and E. M. V. Hoek, Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 4423
DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01913A

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