Faced with the need for a more efficient, sustainable treatment plant that could adequately serve its growing population and meet new discharge regulations, Johnson County Wastewater (JCW), located in the southwest portion of the Kansas City metro area, turned to Black & Veatch to help expand its Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment facility, resulting in upgrades that saved the county approximately $16 million a year.
As utilities around the world face the consequences of the climate crisis, California’s San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) took action to address the public and regulatory policies driving governments, businesses, and utilities alike to evaluate the most viable pathways for economy-wide decarbonization.
The Republic of Ireland has significant wind energy potential, with the total offshore wind resource alone being sufficient to comfortably meet the country’s electricity needs. As both on and offshore wind capacity is being developed, this resource is being utilised to generate green hydrogen as well as electricity.
After decades of flat load growth, the demand for electricity is poised to increase rapidly. How the industry responds and works together to build the grid of the future could help mitigate risk and speed to deployment of a more resilient, reliable and secure energy network.