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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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…
Mar 4 2015
Josh Frey is a chicken hatchling farmer in West Virginia and a proponent of poultry litter gasification. He takes very young chicks and raises them…
Mar 4 2015
PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tenn., have signed a contract that will provide a sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green…
Mar 3 2015
Situated across the Potomac River from the city of Alexandria, Va., is the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, which holds the title of…
Mar 3 2015
Five wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) across the city of Charlotte, N.C., support more than 805,000 customers. The WWTPs operate 24/7 and produce…
Feb 18 2015
Porifera Inc., a Bay Area startup focused on developing advanced systems for water treatment, was recommended by the California Energy Commission (…
Feb 11 2015
U.S. Water Services Inc., a provider of integrated water treatment solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Allete, a mid-sized energy…
Feb 9 2015
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) achieved win-win results by offering the California Wastewater Process Optimi­zation Program (CalPOP). The city…
Feb 9 2015
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a…
Feb 9 2015
Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced the closing of a joint venture to…
Feb 5 2015
Smart grid energy solutions provider Delta Energy & Communications announced a new strategic relationship with Vestment Global Services (VGS) to…
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