Energy Recovery Inc. recognized for energy-reducing technology for desalination

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SAN LEANDRO, CA, Oct. 19, 2011 -- Energy Recovery Inc., a leader in the design and development of energy recovery devices for desalination and other industrial processes, has been selected as a California Clean Technology "Game Changer" for 2011 in the category of Innovation in Energy and Water by Grow-California for its leadership, innovation and impact on California's clean tech industry and economy. The company will receive its "Game Changer" award at the conclusion of the Clean Tech Innovation Conference at the Kaiser Center, in downtown Oakland, to be held on November 2nd and 3rd.

"We are pleased to receive the 'Game Changer' of the year award for our innovative PX energy recovery technology. It is rewarding to be able to reduce energy consumption while also helping to produce billions of gallons of water for millions of people around the world"

"We are pleased to receive the 'Game Changer' of the year award for our innovative PX energy recovery technology. It is rewarding to be able to reduce energy consumption while also helping to produce billions of gallons of water for millions of people around the world," said Tom Rooney, president and CEO of ERI. "To be in the same company as important 'green' contributors such as Google, Tesla and others is an honor."

Clean technology is considered a key strategy across the nation and throughout the world to create much-needed jobs, improve the economy and lessen the demand for fossil fuels.

"This company is a prime example of a true game changer in the clean tech space," said Jon Gregory, president and CEO of Grow California. He added, "There were more than 200 quality companies nominated which means that the 2011 Game Changes are an elite group and an excellent representation of California's leading role in the world's clean tech industry."

For more information about the California Clean Tech conference and the "Game Changer of the Year" awards, visit: http://www.grow-california.com/.

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