Daniel Pfeifle




Dear Partners, respected Customers, SolarSpring GmbH was founded on February 3rd, 10 years ago. Four employees from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems had the vision of making water available anywhere in the world. What we have achieved so far: Well over 250 membrane distillation modules built Systems installed […]

SolarSpring Newsletter: 10 years SolarSpring!



Operational analysis of a full-scale module – New strategies for wetting mitigation Abstract Membrane distillation (MD) is a thermal separation process which possesses a hydrophobic, microporous membrane as vapor space. A high potential application for MD is the concentration of hypersaline brines, such as e.g. reverse osmosis retentateor other saline effluents to be concentrated to a near saturation level with […]

SolarSpring Publications: Air gap membrane distillation for hypersaline brine concentration







SolarSpring ist stolzer Partner von Covestro bei dem “Re-Salt” Projekt. Das Projekt beschäftigt sich mit der Wiedergewinnung von Salz (NaCl), welches in industriellem Abwasser enthaltenen ist, und dessen Rückführung als Rohstoff in die Chlor-Alkali-Elektrolyse sowie der Weiterverwertung des anfallenden Wassers. Die Forschung im Rahmen des Re-Salt Projektes umfasst folgende Punkte: […]

SolarSpring is now research partner in the “Re-Salt” project



The SolarSpring GmbH Membrane Solutions team has moved offices! We’re now located at the “Freiburg Solarhaus” at Christaweg 40, 79114 Freiburg, Germany. This building is a pilot-project of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE. It generates all required energy through the solar panels around its outside walls, and is […]

SolarSpring GmbH has a new office!