A portable, self-contained wastewater treatment and water filtration system could lower costs and increase the self-sufficiency of the military’s energy supply.
The town of Prescott Valley, Ariz., is installing solar energy systems at its municipal wastewater treatment plant and water pumping stations.
Researchers in England produce a wee bit of electricity using urine in a microbial fuel cell, and believe it could be a significant source of clean energy.
Penn State researchers are developing microbial fuel cells that use bacteria to generate electricity from waste.
Chinese researches say they’ve come up with a fuel cell that, using visible light as a catalyst, cleans up wastewater while generating electricity.
An Orange County, Calif., wastewater treatment plant is using methane to produce hydrogen to power its operations, and to fuel vehicles.
A new facility in San Diego will process biogas produced from sewage processing into methane that will be inserted into the region’s natural gas pipeline.
MP2 Capital recently announced that the opening a new solar power plant in Winters, California, designed to help offset the electricity consumed by that city’s wastewater treatment facility.