Mincarb has been successful in its bid for the highly competitive ARC Linkage grant. See http://www.arc.gov.au/2015-linkage-projects for more details. The ARC considered a total of 710 proposals for Linkage Projects for funding commencing in 2015. Of the proposals considered, 252 were approved for funding.
Mincarb has committed to a 4 year research program to develop efficient and innovative ways to deploy electrochemical desalination systems for applications that are identified as important to the long term productivity of Australia. Such areas include the use of electrochemical desalination to treat groundwater in remote communities of NT and WA, treatment of brackish water for agricultural use and efficient use of photovoltaic solar energy to drive desalination processes.