TSD Desalination (Tethys Solar Desalination) is an Israeli startup company that provides solar-powered desalination technology. Jewish Business News named TSD one of 25 cool Israeli startups to watch in 2017, and CNBC mentioned TSD alongside IDE Technologies in a review of Israeli high-tech.
TSD was founded in 2014. Their technology, developed by Joshua Altman and Prof. Moshe Tshuva at Afeka College of Engineering in Tel Aviv, uses solar energy directly to power desalination and water treatment. Ze'ev Emmerich, a founder of TSD, claims their method is scalable and environmentally friendly, as well as being cheaper than reverse osmosis.
- Abigail Klein Leichman, Solar-powered desalination cuts energy costs by 90%, Israel21c, November 17, 2017. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
- Abigail Klein Leichman, '25 Cool Israeli Tech Companies To Watch In 2017', Jewish Business News.
- Ferry Biedermann, 10 Israeli High-Tech Areas Making Waves: Water, CNBC, May 15, 2017. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
- Ze’ev Emmerich (Founder, Tethys Solar Desalination): “By 2025 two thirds of the world will live in water stressed areas”, Leaders League, June 19, 2017.