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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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The article was received on 08 Jun 2011, accepted on 13 Jul 2011 and first published on 17 Aug 2011

Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01913A
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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