Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Power Generation Industry

  1. Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closures
    12/13/2018

    Georgia Power today announced the latest progress on its plan to safely close all 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired coal-fired power plant sites across the state.

  2. NREL Expands Research In Geothermal And Solar Desalination
    12/10/2018

    NREL scientists have a long history of successfully analyzing geothermal and solar energy data. But they are now actively researching desalination capabilities by partnering with technology leaders on several groundbreaking projects

  3. PENETRON Technology Helps Power New Hydro Plant In Tajikistan
    12/3/2018

    The first units of the Rogun Hydroelectric Plant went online in November 2018. While construction at the 3,600 MW plant will continue for years, Penetron topical materials have repaired and waterproofed the concrete sluices of the power plant, ensuring a smooth start-up.

  4. EPA Recognizes Wilmington, Delaware’s Renewable Energy And Biosolids Facility For Excellence And Innovation In Clean Water Infrastructure
    11/21/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has recognized Wilmington, Delaware’s renewable energy and biosolids facility for excellence and innovation

  5. InventHelp Inventor Develops A Waste Water Hydro Power Plant (CBA-3507)
    11/21/2018

    "I desired to improve utilities, said an inventor from Conway, S.C. "This inspired me to develop a better power generation system that would capture a wasted source of energy and use it for the good of communities"

  6. Towards Net Energy Wastewater Treatment Using Current Technology
    11/19/2018

    Whilst much of the European wastewater treatment industry, with incremental energy efficiencies, is looking to achieve energy neutrality – where treatment generates the same amount of energy as it consumes – research indicates that the level of ambition could be much higher.

  7. MGX Minerals Announces Patent Acceptance For Low Cost Combined Heat And Power Cogeneration (CHP) For Heavy Oil And Oilsands Producers; Combines Steam And Electricity Production, With Wastewater Treatment And Mineral Extraction Technologies
    11/14/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG / OTCQB: MGXMF) and engineering subsidiary PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc.(“PurLucid”) are pleased to announce they have received notice of publication of its patent for a new method to produce boiler feed water using low energy water treatment.

  8. Ciel & Terre Completes Two New Floating Solar Projects In California And Colorado With Others Under Construction And Planned In U.S.
    11/6/2018

    Ciel & Terre USA (www.ciel-et-terre.net), innovators in floating solar power systems, today announced the completion of two new floating solar projects.

  9. Innovative Mercury Remediation System Has Been Successfully Demonstrated To Reduce Contamination In Power Plant Wastewater
    10/24/2018

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS), has recently completed the successful demonstration of a proof of concept for the removal of dissolved mercury (Hg2+) in power plant wastewater. The SafeGuard H2O system developed by AMS offers a low-cost, reliable remediation system proven to address a range of trace metal contaminants, including ionic mercury. With more than 300 coal ash impoundments across the U.S., ionic mercury among other hazardous chemicals is a primary concern for power plant wastewater and typically requires costly treatment prior to discharge to ensure environmental and public health.

  10. Environmental Groups Challenge Trump Administration Coal Ash Rule Rollback In Court
    10/22/2018

    Recently, Environmental groups filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging an EPA rule designed to gut coal ash disposal regulations that provide environmental safeguards for communities living near toxic coal ash waste dumps.