Water and Wastewater Solutions For The Power Generation Industry

  1. Desalinated Water Supply Helps Plant Meet Strict Environmental Regulations
    4/23/2018

    STX Heavy Industries, a Korean EPC, recently implemented a flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) system at a coal-fired power plant in Chile in order to comply with the country's strict environmental regulations. The FGD process requires large amounts of high-quality water. STX.

  2. Wood-Fired Biomass Power Generation Facility Uses
    Q-SEP® UF Membranes For Pretreatment
    6/27/2016

    The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center is a nominal 100 MW wood-fired biomass power generation facility located in Gainesville, FL. The plant provides about 30% of Gainesville Regional Utilities’ power, reducing the area’s dependence on energy from fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions. The client contacted QUA to install their Q-SEP® UF membranes as pretreatment for the plant’s water treatment system.

  3. Cooling Water Intake Decisions Are Heating Up
    7/7/2014

    Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its rule for cooling water intakes under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act, the race is on for more than 600 power plants and manufacturing facilities to comply.  Right now, there is probably no better example in the water industry of how carefully choosing among compliance options can lead to millions of dollars in cost savings.

  4. Changxing Power Plant Debuts The World’s First Forward Osmosis-Based Zero Liquid Discharge Application
    8/20/2015

    Desalination Technology Transforms 650 m3/day of Abused Industrial Wastewater

  5. Rokeby Generating Station Saves 50% In Capital Expense By Using 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ EXF-14x28 Series Membrane Contactors To Remove CO₂ To Extend Mixed Bed Resin Life
    8/10/2017

    Lincoln Electric Systems (LES) recently commissioned a membrane decarbonation system using  3M™ Liqui-Cel™ EXF-14x28 Series Membrane Contactors to remove CO2 prior to their mixed bed deionizers.

  6. Improved Process Control: Putting ‘Knowledge Is Power’ To Work
    10/20/2017

    You can’t control what you don’t know and when it comes to gas mixtures, control is of vital importance. But how can you get a handle on all of the elements you’re processing at a given time?

  7. Waste Heat Recovery For Desalination From Steam Power Plants
    4/17/2014

    Currently, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia about 1.5 million barrels of oil are consumed daily to generate electricity to drive reverse osmosis desalination plants.  This represents about 15 percent of KSA’s daily oil production. 

  8. Degassing Boiler Feed Water in China with 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors
    7/6/2017

    ShenLan Environment Inc. located in Shanghai, China uses 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors in their boiler feed water treatment systems. These systems realize lower operating costs with the added benefit of reducing the chemicals added to the boiler feed water.

  9. Energy-Water Nexus Lessons Learned From The State Of Texas
    3/27/2017

    By making strategic choices to maximize energy-water efficiencies, we can help protect our supplies in advance of our next drought. Here are three ways that work.

  10. Design-Build Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) System — New Harquahala Generating Project
    3/3/2015

    The New Harquahala Generating Project serves as a power and electrical wholesaler in the Southwestern United States. To fill the need for growing energy consumption in the region, this facility was built to provide power to the area.