About Moothedath Ramanathan Menon

Moothedath Ramanathan Menon has more than three decades of experience as a journalist and a writer on Energy and Environment subjects, interacting with energy sectors—both conventional as well as non-conventional—in India and abroad. In the 80s, he was the Bahrain Correspondent for ‘Middle East Electricity’ magazine published by Reeds, U.K. He worked as the Media Manager (India) for Washington, DC-based publication ‘Business Times’ which promotes India’s commercial interests in North America. He was also the editor and publisher of ‘Sun Power’, a quarterly renewable energy magazine. From 2008 to 2010 he worked as the Sub-Editor-Business Manager for a quarterly energy/environment magazine titled ‘energyⁿ manager’ published by The Society of Energy Engineers and Managers from Kerala. Currently, he is the editor and publisher of ‘Energy Blitz’ a bi-monthly energy and environment journal published from Shoranur, Kerala, India

Seawater Desalination – A Better Choice for MENA

Water scarcity is a major problem in many parts of the world affecting quality of life, the environment, industry, and the economies of developing nations. The MENA region is considered as one of the most water-scarce regions of the world. Large scale water management problems are already apparent in the region. While the MENA region’s population is growing steadily, per capita water availability is expected to fall by more than 40-50% by the year 2050. Also, climate change is likely to affect weather and precipitation patterns, and the consequences of which may force the MENA region to more frequent and … Continue reading