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.

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Nov 25 2015
Veolia North America, the company providing district energy to the Boston area, announced that it has become a Terawatt Sponsor of Somerville’s…
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. Headquartered…
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 under…
Oct 21 2015
Increasing energy efficiency through the adoption of readily available wastewater management technologies can slash related emissions by nearly half…
Oct 20 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently recognized 32 winners across the federal government as recipients of the 2015 Federal Energy and Water…
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…
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…
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 ongoing…
Sep 8 2015
Anaergia Inc. announced that a subsidiary company, Escondido Bioenergy Facility, LLC (EBF), signed a contract with the city of Escondido, Calif., to…
Jul 21 2015
The Water Innovation Project has announced that registration is now open to coders, policy makers, water and energy experts, and interested parties…
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…
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 data centers,…
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 events…
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 was…
Jun 4 2015
Cadiz Inc., a California land and water resources development company, and Lucid Energy Inc., a provider of in-pipe hydropower infrastructure, have…
May 19 2015
The Water Environment Research Foundation is launching new studies that seek to advance energy research. The first project, WaterWatts: A Modern Look…
Apr 30 2015
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has awarded three new contracts that explore innovative processes. The University of California,…
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.…
Mar 20 2015
American Water announced that its President and CEO Susan Story has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Alliance to Save Energy,…
Mar 10 2015
Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order to upgrade the Irvine Ranch Water District's Michelson Water Recycling Plant in Irvine, Calif., with five…
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