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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Apr 9 2014
Sandoz Pvt. Ltd. has achieved an average of 17% energy efficiency and lower noise levels by choosing Atlas Copco screw blower technology for its…
Apr 7 2014
London, ON, with population about 366,000, will this year see the launch of the privately owned Harvest Power Mustang Generation Limited plant that…
Apr 3 2014
The Stony Brook Regional Sewerage Authority (SBRSA) in Princeton, N.J., provides treatment and disposal services for wastewater residuals. Its River…
Mar 27 2014
In the past century, population growth, urbanization and intensified agricultural practices have combined to increase strain on wastewater treatment…
Mar 24 2014
Schneider Electric announced the signing of a $5.7 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the city of Clute, Texas. The ESPC was…
Mar 21 2014
Bluesphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, has a signed a Letter of Intent with Organic Waste…
Feb 13 2014
Less than an hour’s drive from Manhattan, the village of Ridgewood is an old suburban community of about 28,000 residents nestled in Bergen County, N…
Feb 12 2014
Honeywell will be working with East Valley Water District (EVWD) of Highland, Calif., to improve water distribution systems and reduce utility costs…
Feb 4 2014
The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) released the Southeastern Region Report, the final portion of ACORE’s 6th annual Renewable Energy in…
Jan 22 2014
Water has been an important aspect in shaping the history of Kerman, Calif. Located in Fresno County in central California, the area was established…
Jan 21 2014
FCC Environment, a U.K. recycling and waste management company, is using energy-efficient compressor and filtration solutions from Atlas Copco to…
Jan 17 2014
A waste-to-energy project, the first of its kind in the Milwaukee area and one of the largest merchant facilities in the Midwest, takes high-strength…
Jan 13 2014
The board of directors of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced that Michael R. Brower has been appointed the new president and…
Aug 27 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new series of short public service videos on climate change. The videos cover a range of…
May 1 2013
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance and Xero Flor America LLC (XFA) announced the completion of a green roof at Providence St. Mary Medical…
Apr 4 2013
The costliest factor confronting water agencies, authorities, districts and resource boards is the high energy usage required to run plants to filter…
Apr 4 2013
Wastewater treatment facilities are prodigious users of electricity. With heavy equipment including pumps, digesters and aerators needed to maintain…
Sep 25 2012
The Stamford Density Current Baffle System 2.0 is designed to intercept and dissipate density currents, redirecting their flow back into the main…
Aug 2 2012
Research recently completed by the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) answers enduring questions about why more U.S. wastewater treatment…
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