Press Releases

Nov 19, 2013 03:51 EST Solvatten Used in collaboration with the UN and praised by President Obama, Petra Wadstrom’s portable water purifier has saved the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in the world. Now she has been awarded the distinguished Polhems prize for Swedish engineering for inventing Solvatten, which uses sunlight to convert dirty water into clean, warm water.

Apr 29, 2013 11:16 EDT Solvatten Swedish green tech company Solvatten has been selected winner to the Energy Globe Award, today’s largest platform for sustainability. The international jury, chaired by Maneka Gandhi, has evaluated all submissions and selected the national winners. Solvatten was selected for the best project and will be honored with the national Energy Globe Award Mali.

Sep 06, 2012 08:42 EDT Solvatten A Solvatten heats and treats water with sunshine. By replacing use of wood and fossil fuels Solvatten reduces deforestation and carbon dioxide emissions. Now the distribution of Solvatten can be financed through climate investments by companies and individuals. Solvatten will be distributed and used in projects generating high quality carbon offsets - Gold Standard VERs.

Aug 21, 2012 09:18 EDT Solvatten For Christmas 2012 Solvatten and Fair Unlimited are offering a special corporate gift. The aim is to give others access to safe water, whilst being mindful of the scarcity of safe water in the world and of the value of the clean water we have here. The gift is a carafe and glass manufactured from recycled materials by a small Fair Trade company in Bolivia.

Feb 13, 2012 12:53 EST Solvatten Solvatten is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement for the Country of PERU with ECOARKI SAC to expand the reach of Solvatten starting with the rural and disadvantaged districts of TIQUILLACA,VILQUE and MAÑAZO in PUNO, PERU. This new partnership is the starting point of an increasing Solvatten distribution network in the Latin American region.

Feb 02, 2012 16:56 EST Solvatten 2 February 2012. In conjunction with the opening of the new Swedish Design Hall (in ?? Stockholm) Petra Wadström has been honored for Solvatten.

Nov 25, 2011 07:35 EST Solvatten SOLVATTEN- Solar Safe Water System, was announced winner in the category Best Green Product Innovation. Solvatten outran Puma, Electrolux, Nissan, Samsung, Jablite competing in the same category.

Nov 02, 2011 00:27 EDT Solvatten Solvatten has been selected by the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York as the winner of the 2011 Deloitte Green Award. It was presented by HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Prince Daniel Westling Bernadotte at a Royal Gala Dinner on November 1.

Oct 12, 2011 10:01 EDT Solvatten SOLVATTEN® Solar Safe Water System, the innovative and portable technology for purifying and heating water, has been shortlisted for this award because of its significant environmental and social benefits. The product exhibits sustainability through the entire supply chain and is setting a new standard for household water treatment.

May 01, 2010 15:40 EDT Solvatten SOLVATTEN® is being featured in the Sweden Pavilion of the Shanghai Expo from 1 May to 31 October. It is expected that 70 million people will visit Expo, and they will be able to see SOLVATTEN® amongst some of Sweden’s most successful innovations.