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Mascara raises 2.2M€ to scale up its development

Mascara raises 2.2M€ to scale up its development

Mascara was founded in 2014 by Marc Vergnet, an international manufacturer of wind turbines and hydraulic pumps and Maxime Haudebourg who has a sturdy background in automatic systems engineering and the agri-food sector.   Mascara designs, produces, installs,...

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Supplying fresh water to hotels using solar desalination

Supplying fresh water to hotels using solar desalination

SUPPLY FRESHWATER TO A HOTEL IN A COASTAL AREA FACING WATER SHORTAGES The Cocotiers Hotel, on the island of Rodrigues in Mauritius, suffered from the recurring drought on the island, and the challenge to supply its customers from the water delivered by the local...

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Precious Water by FAMAE awarded to OSMOSUN® !

Precious Water by FAMAE awarded to OSMOSUN® !

Mascara Renewable Water was awarded the Solar Impulse Foundation Precious Water Price by FAMAE for its innovative solar powered desalination solution OSMOSUN®! This price reward entrepreneurs designing a simple and innovative products or service to preserve water,...

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Solar desalination for agriculture irrigation

Solar desalination for agriculture irrigation

The Cape Verde archipelago suffers from severe droughts due to the climate change, with average annual rainfalls of under 200 mm.  This lack of potable and agricultural water already caused massive exodus on several islands. The Cap Verdean Ministry of Agriculture and...

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First renewable desalination plant inaugurated in Southern Africa

First renewable desalination plant inaugurated in Southern Africa

The French Ambassador Mr. Christophe Farnaud,  the Western Cape Minister of Finance Dr. Ivan Meyer and the Executive Mayor of Hessequa municipality Mr. Grant Riddles inaugurate the first solar desalination unit in the region  on 11 February 2019. This initial OSMOSUN®...

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Mascara Renewable Water wishes you a Happy New Year 2019

Mascara Renewable Water wishes you a Happy New Year 2019

We  thank you for your collaboration and trust in 2018 and  we look forward to developing impactful projects together in 2019 In 2018, we are proud of having enabled the fresh water supply for more than 7.200 inhabitants in Mozambique by installing 6 OSMOSUN®  BW...

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