Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Power Generation Industry

  1. SoCalGas Awarded $3M California Energy Commission Grant To Advance New Technology That Creates Twice As Much Renewable Natural Gas From Wastewater Than Current Anaerobic Digestion Process
    4/11/2019

    Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded the company a $3 million grant to fund the next phase of development of a new technology that doubles the amount of renewable energy created from the decomposition of organic material at wastewater treatment plants.

  2. EPRI 2019 Generation Technology Transfer Award
    3/27/2019

    Aaron Nickles, System Owner, Southern Company - Plant Bowen, and Tracy Underwood, Lab Team Leader, Southern Company - Bowen Georgia Power Company were recently selected to receive an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Generation Technology Transfer Award for Plant Bowen’s boiler feed water dechlorination using Hydro-Optic™ (HOD) UV — Atlantium’s environmentally friendly HOD UV technology.

  3. Drought Effects On Aging Power Plants May Be Larger Than Expected
    3/26/2019

    Older power plants with once-through cooling systems generate about a third of all U.S. electricity, but their future generating capacity will be undercut by droughts and rising water temperatures linked to climate change.

  4. Ducon Receives Order For A 2x300 MW FGD System From China
    3/20/2019

    Ducon Group's Ducon Infratechnologies Ltd. announced recently that Ducon has received an order to supply a Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) system on a 2x300 MW coal-fired plant from Harbin Boiler Group in China.

  5. Keystone Power Holdings Completes Solar Project For Penns Grove Sewerage Authority
    3/19/2019

    Today, Keystone Power Holdings, LLC (Keystone) and Penns Grove Sewerage Authority (PGSA) announced the completion of a solar energy project that will significantly reduce the sewer authority's energy costs.

  6. Flocculant Market Is Anticipated To Grow Swiftly Owing To Rise In Industrialization And Demand For Water Treatment: Radiant Insights, Inc.
    3/6/2019

    The global flocculant industry is likely to grow at a higher CAGR in the near future. Flocculants offer several advantages in water treatment applications. For instance, enhanced clarity of aqueous, filtration on drying beds & thickeners and centrifuges are some of the advantages sought.

  7. All-New ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference Focuses On Infrastructure Challenges And Opportunities
    3/6/2019

    The ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference, slated for 7-8 August 2019 at the Omni Championsgate Resort in Orlando, Florida, will feature interactive sessions led by ISA’s power generation, alternative energy, municipal water, and industrial water experts.

  8. First Comprehensive, National Study Of Coal Ash Pollution Finds Widespread Groundwater Contamination
    3/4/2019

    An examination of monitoring data available for the first time concludes that 91 percent of U.S. coal-fired power plants with monitoring data are contaminating groundwater with unsafe levels of toxic pollutants.

  9. How Bacteria Can Help Prevent Coal Ash Spills
    3/2/2019

    Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique that uses bacteria to produce “biocement” in coal ash ponds, making the coal ash easier to store and limiting the risk of coal ash spills into surface waters.

  10. New Kind Of Turbine Governor From Voith Proves Effective In Small Hydropower Plant In Scotland
    2/27/2019

    Heidenheim. As part of an upgrade of the Storr Lochs small hydropower plant in Scotland, technology group Voith installed a new kind of turbine control unit, which regulates the water flow by adjusting the turbine blades.