Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnerships, Promotions & People

GE and Partners Commit $200 M to Drive Power Grid Technology

Joint investment with venture capital partners Emerald Technology Ventures, Foundation Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and RockPort Capital Challenge is one of largest ever.

Sembcorp to Expand Desalination Capacity in UAE

The new facility, to be operational before the end of 2013, will add about 30 million imperial gallons per day of water production capacity.

Professor Hopes Israeli Experience Leads to Better Water Use

Sharon Walker, an associate professor of engineering, went to Israel on a Fulbright scholarship and returned with a grant for further study.

Singapore International Water Week Hits New Highs in Pacts, Attendees

According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference

Edwards Vacuum Joins ISMI's ESH Technology Center

Partnership to advance green semiconductor operations and processes for sustainable semiconductor manufacturing.

Rentech Awards Fluor FEED Contract for Rialto Project

Commercial biomass gasification facility to produce renewable synthetic fuels and electric power.

Plumbing Engineers, Code Council Partner to Advance Sustainability

The newly formed team will share knowledge and expertise to advance sustainable initiatives, global sanitation and plumbing products and services overall. Partners with Engaged Recycling

Customers can trade in or recycle old electronics and receive money in return.

HRSD, Ostara Partner to Recover Nutrients and Make Fertilizer

The technology turns a maintenance problem at the Nansemond plant into a commercially viable fertilizer product with no additional cost to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District.

Recycling Center Contracts for 397-kW Solar Project

BLT Enterprises' Fremont, Calif., operation adds new layer of sustainability with the help of Solar Power Inc.

Shanghai Launches AirNow International at World Expo

EPA and the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau launched AirNow International, an Internet-based information tool that provides real-time air quality data.

WCD Capital Partners, ChemPro Systems Form Waste Alliance

The companies are collaborating on a fixed facility in New Jersey that will vitrify hexavalent chromium and other hazardous wastes.

Water Pact to Cool Palo Verde Station, Fund Wastewater Treatment

A Phoenix wastewater treatment plant provides treated effluent that is further treated to cool Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station for homes in Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe.

Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant Contracts for Denitrification System

Severn Trent Services' system will dramatically reduce nutrient discharges from the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant into the Chesapeake Bay.

Disney Expands Siemens Technology Agreement

Siemens Water Technologies will provide disinfection and onsite services to resort pools, fountains and theme parks in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

WEF, Recycling Association Partner for Shared Vision

The Water Environment Federation and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association will leverage resources to support integrated water resource management.