Energy Efficiency

Water and wastewater agencies constantly balance the need to meet growing population demand and increasingly stringent water quality regulations with facility expansions, while also consciously monitoring energy consumption and operational costs. Energy efficiency is more important than ever before. Read on for examples of excellence in energy efficiency.
Siemens Vienna Austria ebswien main sewage plant power generation
Dec 3 2015

Siemens will support the city of Vienna, Austria in optimizing its main sewage plant in terms of energy. For...

Water and Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center University of Arizona Dow
Dec 1 2015

Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., celebrated the opening of the University of Arizona’s...

Veolia North America Greentown Labs boston clean technology
Nov 25 2015

Veolia North America, the company providing district energy to the Boston area, announced that it has become a...

Nov 19 2015

GE announced that with the completion of its Alstom acquisition, GE Power & Water and Alstom Power have combined to form GE Power....

waste-to-energy Blue Sphere Corporation
Nov 18 2015

Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced that two waste-to-energy plants...

Xylem research energy efficiency wastewater management
Oct 21 2015

Increasing energy efficiency through the adoption of readily available wastewater management technologies can slash related emissions by nearly...

2015 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards
Oct 20 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently recognized 32...

Oct 8 2015

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) unveiled its $470 million waste-to-energy project that is producing a net 10 MW of...

Grand Rapids Michigan OpTerra Energy Services wastewater treatment plant
Sep 15 2015

The city of Grand Rapids, Mich.’s wastewater treatment plant has completed the first phase of an energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy...

PHG Energy ARiES Energy acquisition
Sep 11 2015

PHG Energy (PHGE) has acquired the assets of ARiES Energy of Knoxville, Tenn., adding to its established business lines and formalizing the...

Anaergia Escondido Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility biogas electricity
Sep 8 2015

Anaergia Inc. announced that a subsidiary company, Escondido Bioenergy Facility, LLC (EBF), signed a contract with the city of Escondido, Calif.,...

Water/Energy Nexus Hackathon Smart H2O Summit registration
Jul 21 2015

The Water Innovation Project has announced that registration is now open to...

Department of Energy bioproducts biofuel algae
Jul 13 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy announced six projects that will receive up to $18 million in funding to reduce the modeled price of algae-based...

FuelCell Energy renewable power data center Microsoft
Jul 7 2015

In an age of Internet, mobile and connected devices, and with the proliferation of cloud computing and big data, daily life depends on...

Florida waste-to-energy CDM Smith
Jun 18 2015

The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County (Fla.) (SWA) will celebrate the opening of its new waste-to-energy facility with four days of...

CalCom Solar Wexus Technologies California Energy Commission agriculture
Jun 16 2015

CalCom Solar of Visalia, Calif., and Wexus Technologies of San Francisco have joined forces on new technologies to save energy and water. Wexus...

Lucid Energy Arizona & California Railroad Cadiz Inc.
Jun 4 2015

Cadiz Inc., a California land and water resources development company, and Lucid Energy Inc., a provider of in-pipe hydropower infrastructure...

Water Environment Research Foundation energy research
May 19 2015

The Water Environment Research Foundation is launching new studies that seek to advance energy research.

The first project, WaterWatts: A...

Water Environment Research Foundation WERF contracts
Apr 30 2015

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has awarded three new contracts that explore innovative processes.

The University of...

American Water water food energy nexus roundtable
Apr 3 2015

American Water announced that Gary Naumick, senior director of engineering, will participate in the third of a series of roundtables hosted by U.S...