Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Power Generation Industry

  1. FGD Pilot Success In The USA

    Saltworks successfully concluded a 60-day on site pilot at a major US coal fired power plant with 100% up-time. The project treated challenging flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater to selectively remove chlorides for recycle and re-use internal to the coal stack scrubber system.

  2. Argonne National Laboratory Updates Model To Help Bioenergy Developers Conserve Water

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory recently released an updated version of an online computer model, called Water Analysis Tool for Energy Resources (WATER), meant to help bioenergy developers preserve critical resources.

  3. Are Coal-Fired Power Plants Affecting Your Drinking Water?

    When you get a drink of water from your fridge or sink, do you think about where that water came from? It has traveled through pipes from a water treatment plant where it underwent chemical processes to make it safe to drink.

  4. Star Renewable Energy Provides Scotland’s Largest Water Source Heat Pump For District Heating

    Star Renewable Energy welcomed local politician Patrick Harvie to the site last week to view its recently completed twin water source heat pump to be used at the £250m Queens Quay regeneration project

  5. Turning Wastewater Sludge Into Energy And Mineral Salts

    A system developed by EPFL spin-off TreaTech can turn sludge from wastewater treatment plants into mineral salts – which could be used in fertilizer, for example – and biogas. The firm’s research is being funded by several private- and public-sector entities, and a large-scale pilot plant is now being built.

  6. Almar Water Solutions To Acquire Mubadala Infrastructure Partners’ Investment In Muharraq Sewage Treatment Plant In Bahrain

    Almar Water Solutions (“Almar”), a leading water company in the region, announced that it has completed the acquisition of a Sewage Treatment Plant investment in Muharraq STP Company BSC (“MSC”) from Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (“MIP”), an emerging markets infrastructure fund manager.

  7. DEWA Adds 700MW To M-Station, Largest Power And Desalination Plant In UAE

    HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the extension project of M-Station in Jebel Ali, the largest power and desalination plant in the UAE

  8. AQUAVISTA, Veolia’s Digital Platform, Chosen To Support The Wastewater Operation At Major US Power Plant

    AQUAVISTA is Veolia Water Technologies’ cloud-based digital services platform and it will be customized and configured specifically for the treatment of wastewater at the power plant, providing an extra layer of support for Veolia’s operators.

  9. Duke Energy Reaches $10M Commitment To Support Waterways In The Carolinas

    Twelve organizations spanning 43 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive $940,000 in new grants from Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.

  10. Solar Powered Desalination Offers Hope Of A Global Shift In Agriculture

    A revolution in irrigation that could secure water supplies and food production during drought is the goal of researchers at UNSW’s Global Water Institute.