cooling tower emissions News

  • A tale of two towers

    By Paul E. Schrock, senior chemist, NIPSCO Valparaiso Service Center and Tom Muilenberg, global business director for power and heavy industry, Miox Corp. A new onsite mixed oxidant system at the R.M. Schahfer Generating Station of Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO), in Wheatfield, Ind., has yielded substantial treatment chemical cost savings and improved Summer operation compared to ...

  • Picarro Named Gartner Cool Vendor 2013

    Picarro Inc., the world's leading producer of stable isotope and greenhouse gas concentration measurement systems for science and industry, has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor for natural gas sensor and processing technology in the research firm's annual  "Cool Vendors in Energy and Utilities, 2013" report.[1] Gartner defines a Cool Vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • South Africa eyes CSP heating, cooling applications on back of power program

    South Africa's CSP expansion has thus far been driven by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) but industry experts see strong growth potential in industrial and microgrid applications. South Africa is considered one of the fastest growing CSP markets in the world today with 200 MW installed capacity and another 500 MW under construction and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Abengoa and BrightSource Energy Partner to Build the World´s Two Largest Solar Power Towers

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and BrightSource Energy, a leading concentrating solar thermal technology company, today signed an agreement to jointly develop, build and operate the world's two largest solar power towers in California.   As joint partners, the ...


    By Abengoa Solar

  • ERG helps Crown Pet Foods deliver improvements in odour emissions

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the successful installation of a new odour control plant at Crown Pet Foods as part of a £1m plus investment in upgraded odour control at their Castle Cary, Somerset, factory.Crown Pet Foods, who are owned by the global group Royal Canin, completed a new state-of-the-art pet food production facility at Castle Cary in late 2007. Although the facility ...

  • Energy Department Announces New Projects Between U.S. and China to Cut Emissions

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced nine new energy performance contracting pilot projects that bring together U.S. and Chinese companies to boost the energy efficiency of buildings in China and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A combination of clean energy retrofits and upgrades will save the selected facilities on energy costs over the lifetime of the contracts by making them more ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Danfoss Presents Smardt Chiller Group With EnVisioneer of Year Award for Energy Efficiency Improvements, Emissions Reductions

    Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, announced recently that ...


    By Danfoss

  • EPA proposes to reduce air toxics from petroleum refineries by 2,250 tons per year

    EPA is seeking comment on additional options for reducing emissions of air toxic pollutants from petroleum refineries based on information received since a 2007 proposal.  Included in this proposal are options for controlling air toxics emissions from storage tanks located at petroleum refineries and revisions to the maximum achievable control technology work practice standards for cooling ...

  • Innovative solutions to managing wastewater in the Netherlands

    More people will soon live in cities than in rural areas, and 18 of the 23 mega cities worldwide will be in a river delta or on the coast, according to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. As a result, water safety risks will increase, pressure on water systems will grow, and the amount of sewage water will swell. Dow Chemical’s Terneuzen manufacturing site in the ...

  • Nalco program saves water and energy for Marriott Hotel in Mumbai

    Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the 583-room Marriott Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre and Marriott Executive Apartments drastically reduce water use in its cooling systems which also resulted in less energy use and wastewater discharge from the facility. Nalco 3D TRASAR® Technology for Cooling Water combines innovative chemistry with ...

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TELUS Garden inspiring symbol of a future-friendly world opens in Vancouver

    TELUS Garden, the spectacular new headquarters for TELUS Corporation that officially opened last Friday, is more than a bold statement on sustainable development; it is a beacon for building cities of the future. The one million square foot, 24-floor office tower located on the corner of West Georgia and Seymour in Downtown Vancouver provides nearly 450,000 square feet of much-needed office space ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Novozymes

    Novozymes has invested in additional enzyme granulation capacity at its Chinese Tianjin plant. As one of Novozymes’ three strategic production bases around the world, the plant is capable of manufacturing various enzymes used in industries, such as biofuel, food, beverage, and detergent. The extended granulation capacity allows Novozymes to produce more granulated enzymes, mainly for the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Gamesa Launches New G97-2.0 MW Platform for North American Market

    Turbine Designed for Low-Wind Locations LANGHORNE, Pa. - Gamesa Technology Corp., a world leader in wind turbine manufacturing, will launch its new G97-2.0 megawatt (MW) turbine platform for the North American market at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference and exhibition, one of the wind energy industry’s premier events. The new G97-2.0 MW Class IIIA model ...


    By Gamesa

  • GE Recognizes NRG’s Seward Power Station in Pennsylvania with ecomagination Leadership Award

    Seward Power Station Reduces Total Water Treatment Costs 25 Percent over Six Years Saves 100 Million Gallons Annually GE (NYSE: GE) has recognized NRG Energy’s (NYSE: NRG) Seward Power Station in New Florence, Pa., with its prestigious ecomagination Leadership Award for the plant’s significant improvement in water treatment and ...


    By General Electric

  • DOE selects projects to conserve freshwater at coal-fired power plants

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 10 projects aimed at developing advanced technologies and concepts to minimize freshwater withdrawal and consumption by coal-based power systems. By improving the environmental performance of coal, America's most abundant energy resource, the projects will strengthen national energy security and help provide clean, affordable, abundant ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Coca-Cola HBC Italia cuts carbon footprint with ENER-G trigeneration technology

    Coca-Cola HBC Italia will reduce its carbon footprint by 15% and save 40% on its energy costs after installing an ENER-G combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) system. The ENER-G CCHP (trigeneration) technology is providing 40% of ...


    By ENER-G

  • Heat exchanger monitoring and protection using UV fluorescence technology

    Fluorescence oil in water measurement technology uses ultraviolet and near ultraviolet light to cause the chemicals in various oils, fuels and heat transfer fluids to fluoresce. Fluorescence is the emission of light energy from molecules that are excited by the UV light. Fluorescence is a well known and understood measurement technology that is specific to oils and fuels or specific dyes and ...

  • $80 Billion market to upgrade old U.S Coal-fired Power Plants

    Over the next ten years operators of coal-fired power plants will spend $80 billion to upgrade their existing power plants. This is the prediction in the McIlvaine report, Fossil & Nuclear Power Generation: World Analysis & Forecast. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The U.S. upgrade market will be driven by the following factors: ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Clearwater Systems` Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Technology Contributes To Verizon Wireless Data Center Clinching Green IT Award

      MIDDLETOWN, Conn., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearwater Systems Corp., an established leader in providing environmentally responsible water treatment systems to customer facilities around the globe, today announced that its Dolphin WaterCare™ technology was a major factor in Verizon Wireless winning a 2012 Green ...


    By Dolphin WaterCare

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