Water and Wastewater Solutions For The Power Generation Industry

  1. The ABB Navigator 600 Series Of Analyzers For Power Plants
    2/24/2014

    Developed as fully continuous analyzers offering wide dynamic ranging, the Navigator 600 Series incorporates greater simplicity and functionality than ever before. This wide-ranging video covers all of the kinds of ABB measurement products that may be applied in power generation plants before getting into the four topics related to the Navigator 600 range for power plants: what it is; how it works; how it's different; and model varieties. Continuing, the video details the capabilities and benefits of the Navigator 600 analyzers for specifically measuring silica and phosphate. Both analyzers use molybdenum blue chemistry for continuous monitoring of concentrations.

  2. Hydro Schemes Have An Impact In Scotland
    6/17/2016

    At the end of 2011, the total hydroelectric installed capacity in the United Kingdom accounted for approximately 1.67 Gigawatts (GW) of installed electrical generating capacity, being 1.9% of the current total UK generating capacity, and 14% of the UK's renewable energy generating capacity.

  3. Saving Texas’ Water Through Smart Energy Choices In 2016
    1/19/2016

    2015 proved to be another weird weather year around the country, especially for Texas. 80 degrees and dry in Austin on Christmas Day, spring wildflowers in bloom, and kids playing outside in shorts — a surprise ending to a wild ride of drought followed by devastating floods followed by drought and then more floods.

  4. How The Middle East Is Transforming Its Power And Water Industry
    5/17/2018

    Global demand for power and water is accelerating — and the Middle East is no exception. A burgeoning population combined with multiple industrial diversification programs is fueling a boom in power and water projects. During the first three quarters of 2017, about US$30 billion of major power contracts and US$20 billion of water projects were awarded across the region. In 2018, the figure is looking more like $60 billion with the two sectors combined.

  5. Thermal Mass Flow Meter Supports Feedback Control Loop In Boiler System For Thermal Electric Power Generation
    12/6/2017

    To meet China’s growing need for electric power generation, the Guohua Ninghai Power Plant has a total planned operating capacity of 4 x 600 MW [Phase 1]. The plant is located south of Shanghai in Ninghai township, Ningbo city, Zhejiang province and serves the electric power needs in the region.

  6. Compressor Installation Lowers Energy Needs By 18%
    8/7/2014

    RWE uses three-low pressure centrifugal compressors from Atlas Copco in the Ibbenbüren power plant to generate oxidation air for the flue gas desulphurization installation.

  7. Power Plant Uses Membrane Contactors To Remove CO2 From Water
    9/17/2018

    A major power plant in Thailand is using 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors to remove carbon dioxide from a DI water system. The system is an expansion project and will be used to feed a high pressure boiler. Liqui-Cel membrane contactors are being used to lower the CO2 inlet into an Ionpure Electrodeionization (EDI) system. Carbon dioxide adds an ionic load to the EDI system, which can reduce the performance of the system. Manufactures of the EDI equipment suggest lowering the inlet CO2 to reduce the load on the equipment and improve the water quality.

  8. Stormwater: A Valuable Resource For Power Plants?
    3/28/2014

    Stormwater is often thought of as a burden. Too much of it can overwhelm wastewater treatment facilities, flood communities, and lead to the pollution of lakes and rivers. There is debate on who’s in charge of it and how it should be managed. Several communities have invested millions, and some even billions, trying to control stormwater. Even chicken farmers have issues with stormwater.

  9. 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.

  10. Global Crisis And Modern Solutions At The Water-Energy Nexus
    2/18/2016

    GE Water & Process Technologies and the World Resources Institute (WRI), an independent research organization studying sustainability, jointly produced a white paper called “Water-Energy Nexus: Business Risks and Rewards.” The paper hones in on the shared interest of the two groups, namely the supply of freshwater counted on by the energy industry, which in turn fuels water treatment operations, a relationship that’s known as the “water-energy nexus.”