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26 Feb 2024

Global Desalination: Market Trends, Drivers, and Company Rankings 
With 97% of the Earth's surface covered by oceans, seawater desalination stands as a proven backstop to addressing global water scarcity challenges. Since 1999, the global desalination sector has seen significant growth in large-scale (>50,000 m3/d) plants, with over 42 million m3/d of capacity added across 214 facilities.

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Global Desalination: Market Trends, Drivers, and Company Rankings 

With 97% of the Earth's surface covered by oceans, seawater desalination stands as a proven backstop to addressing global water scarcity challenges. Since 1999, the...
26 Feb. 2024
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Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act: Tracking the Spending, Q1 2024 

On 15 November 2021, the US$1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed, ushering in substantial federal funding to bolster the nation's infrastructure. The...
12 Feb. 2024
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Private Equity’s Role in Digital Water: Investor Strategies and Competitive Positioning 

The global private equity sector has grown thirteenfold since 2000, wielding increasing influence over critical infrastructure sectors. This includes strategic investments in water and wastewater...
12 Feb. 2024
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Europe Municipal Water & Wastewater: CAPEX Market Forecasts, 2024–2030 

Bluefield forecasts a total cumulative US$476 billion in water & wastewater infrastructure CAPEX investment in Europe from 2024 to 2030, scaling from US$60 billion annually...
7 Feb. 2024
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Mapping the Global Digital Water Vendor Landscape: 2024 Update 

The future of water is digital. As utilities and industry face challenges such as aging infrastructure, demographic shifts, and climate change, the industry is looking...
2 Feb. 2024
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Japanese Trading Companies: Portfolio Strategies and Analysis 

Eight Japanese trading companies analyzed by Bluefield—Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui Corporation, Hitachi Corporation, Itochu Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Toyota Tsusho, and Sojitz Corporation—reported a combined...
26 Jan. 2024
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Europe Municipal Wastewater Reuse: Business Models and Competitive Strategies 

Part 2 of Bluefield's comprehensive Europe municipal wastewater reuse analysis, studies 16 municipal wastewater reuse projects in nine European countries that showcase different approaches to...
9 Nov. 2023
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U.S. Municipal Water & Sewer: Annual Utility Rate Index, 2023 

Bluefield Research has for the eighth consecutive year engaged in a comprehensive analysis of water and sewer rates for 50 of the largest U.S. cities....
8 Nov. 2023
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Leading Water Engineering Firms: Profiling Company Strategies and Trends 

Engineering firms play a critical role in the decisions of the municipal and industrial water & wastewater sectors. Their wide array of offerings ranges from...
9 Oct. 2023
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Water for Pulp & Paper: Market Trends and Forecasts, 2023–2030 

From newsprint and tissue paper to packaging material, the highly mature pulp & paper sector is undergoing a transformation. The shift stems from a myriad...
14 Sep. 2023
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