Natural Science Podcast featuring Petra Wadström (in Swedish)

Naturvetarpodden. Möt Nikita Zeiloth och Palle Liljebäck i Naturvetarnas nya podd. Temat är hållbarhet på flera olika sätt. De bjuder in aktuella gäster som med sin spetskompetens bidrar till fördjupad kunskap, inspiration och skrattfyllda diskussioner. Lyssna  link PODCAST  (IN SWEDISH)  #5 Petra Wadström – The Sun Angel Förorenat vatten och de sjukdomar som följer i spåren […]

DropBox and Solvatten

DROP BOX AND SOLVATTEN Bringing Moonshots Back To Earth Written by Drew Pearce For DropBox. This piece was published first on DropBox website. See the original here Using solar power to provide clean water In the early 90s, Swedish inventor Petra Wadström and her family were living in Australia when she had an epiphany inspired […]

Climate Project in Kenya

Saving Lives and Trees SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Climate project in Tharaka-Nithi, Kenya Limited access to safe water and electricity have strong connections to socio-economic challenges that prevent people from rising out of poverty. In Kenya, almost 19 million people live without access to safe water at home and only 27% of the population […]

Solvatten at COP25 in Madrid

2019 A STATE OF EMERGENCY Solvatten at COP25 in Madrid It is a crisp evening in the streets of Madrid. Thousands of people from around the world are here, lobbying governments and decision-makers to turn their pledges on climate change adaptation into urgent action. The crowd is less than five kilometers from the UN Climate […]

Interview with Petra Wadström

Video: DESIGN STORIES Carl Johan Engberg/Stavfel Produktion 2018. At the Swedish Nationalmuseum 13 oktober 2018 – 17 februari 2019 Interview with Petra Wadström It is a chilly morning in Stockholm. Here, from a small, very cosy office, Swedish microbiologist and artist, Petra Wadström (1952), skypes daily with NGOs and governments from all over the world. Petra is […]

Petra Wadström named as top-three finalist in the Sustainable Leadership Award 2019

THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS Petra Wadström named as top-three finalist in the Sustainable Leadership Award 2019 The 2019 Sustainable Leadership Award was announced by NMC, the Association for Sustainable Business. This year Petra Wadström, founder of Solvatten, was named as one of the award’s three finalists. Her invention, Solvatten, purifies and heats water using […]

Tech for Global Good Selects Solvatten

TECH FOR GLOBAL GOOD Technology that makes a big difference in the world Every year ”Tech For Global Good” acknowledges four innovators from all over the world that have created or used technology to make the world a better place. These four will be represented in an annual exhibition at The Tech Interactive, a venue […]

Petra Wadström’s Success Featured in European CEO Magazine

Success story Petra Wadström’s Success Featured in European CEO Magazine European Ceo magazine published an interview in May with Solvatten’s CEO and inventor Petra Wadström. Petra has come a long way since she started ideating Solvatten in the early 2000s in Australia. She set forth on a mission to solve the problem of access to […]

8 ways Solvatten stands out against other solutions

8 ways Solvatten stands out against other solutions SOLVATTEN NEWS The Solvatten product saves cost versus than other water purification solutions like filter/chemicals and water heaters. There is no need for spare parts, batteries or supplies are needed, just sunlight. Other solar products mostly rely on batteries with low durability. The water treated by a […]

Better life in Tanzania

SOLVATTEN NEWS Better life in Tanzania Text excerpts from report by Bengt Gustafsson, Nykvarns Rotary club. 5,000 people, mostly women and children under 5 years can now how access to have, clean and hot water at home for up to 10 years. These very poorest have benefitted from the effort made by several Rotary clubs, […]