MASCARA The Company results from the meeting of Marc Vergnet, who spent his whole career in the sector of water and renewable energy, and Maxime HAUDEBOURG who cumulated extensive experience over years in the fields of automation and agro industry.
They decided to meet up and take up the challenge of building a solar powered plant producing drinking water from sea or brackish salt water to allow that everyone access clean water.
Today : Capacity from 30 to 300 m3 / day.
In 2017: up to 1000 m3 / day.
100% solar energy without storage
Very low energy consumption: 2.5 kWh/m3*
95% of energy recovery
Return on investment compared to conventional diesel installations: 3-5 years
CAPEX 2.5 times higher, including the solar power source.
OPEX 4 to 6 times lower
Reduced environmental impact
Salinity Release concentration is limited to 40-45 against 90 g/L for conventional systems
Sturdy, durable and automatic
20-year life span and easy operation and maintenance
* Pumping out brine and eventual pre-treatment