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.

arrow_drop_down
Jan 22 2015
Greg Wilson has joined Aclara Technologies LLC as senior vice president of engineering and technology. Aclara provides smart infrastructure…
Jan 21 2015
The Portland (Ore.) Water Bureau (PWB) and Lucid Energy have officially turned one of the city’s major water pipelines into a generator of renewable…
Jan 20 2015
A report into Low Energy Wastewater Treatment, compiled by BlueTech Research, revealed that in the U.S. municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP)…
Jan 15 2015
Municipal wastewater treatment is an energy-intensive process, and, in California, represents 0.5% of all electricity demand. The sludge, or solids…
Dec 15 2014
In 2009, the West Lafayette Wastewater Treatment Plant in Indiana seized revenue- and energy-savings opportunities for the thousands of gallons of…
Dec 5 2014
Global Water Eng. (GWE) has won an international chemical engineering award for its process that transforms food processing sludge waste from an…
Nov 25 2014
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are currently seeking wastewater treatment technologies…
Nov 5 2014
American Water Works Co. Inc. announced that Fort Meade Army Installation, Md. was recently selected as the only Army installation to receive the…
Oct 22 2014
John Galyen, president, Danfoss North America, addressed energy productivity at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Energy 2030 On the Road on Monday, Sept…
Oct 7 2014
Faced with rising power costs and a volatile energy future, village of Cascade, Wis., trustees were determined to offer forward-thinking solutions to…
Oct 6 2014
GE and PurposeEnergy Inc. announced a collaboration whereby GE’s new anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) technology and PurposeEnergy’s Tribrid-…
Oct 3 2014
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, the town of Kersey, Colo., will host a ribbon cutting event for a new solar array which provides 100% of the annual energy…
Aug 22 2014
Along with technical modifications such as frequency-controlled pumps, there are other ways for drinking water utilities to reduce energy costs.…
Aug 22 2014
As an industry delivering the planet’s most important and recycled natural resource—water—we inherently are environmentally conscious. As such, it is…
Aug 4 2014
Danfoss recently welcomed Florida Congressman Steve Southerland (R – 2nd District) to its facility in Tallahassee, Fla., to discuss how the…
Aug 4 2014
Two of Hawaii’s authorities on water conservation and energy efficiency announced the distribution of two new handbooks written for Hawaii’s water…
Jul 17 2014
American Water announced Suzanne Chiavari, engineering practice leader, will speak on a webinar hosted by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions…
Jul 2 2014
Southern California-based CR&R Environmental Services has entered the construction phase of its anaerobic digestion facility in Perris, Calif.…
May 13 2014
The Village of Ridgewood Biogas – Renewable Energy Project in Ridgewood, N.J., which HDR is leading in partnership with Natural Systems Utilities,…
May 9 2014
KB Home, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, recently set new standards for water efficiency in California home construction with its Double…
Subscribe to Energy Efficiency
expand_less