Contract Wins: Calgon Carbon, Xylem, Air Products, ABB
Calgon Carbon Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to supply Sentinel Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems for the Los Angeles Aqueduct Filtration Plant and the Los Angeles Reservoir. The contract is valued at $12.4 million. Calgon is providing 14 Sentinel Chevron UV reactors, each 48 inches in diameter, along with associated control equipment, for the filtration plant; and 15 Sentinel Chevron 48 UV systems for the reservoir. The filtration plant will be able to disinfect up to 600 million gallons per day of water at peak flow rate, and the systems for the reservoir will be able to treat 650 million gallons per day.
Water technology company Xylem Inc. has won a contract to treat municipal drinking water for a new high-tech industrial zone in South Korea. The 101,000 cubic meter per day water treatment facility will be the first step in the development of the new $3 billion Sihwa Multi-Tech Valley project, a government-backed regional industrial development initiative. The contract will see ultraviolet advanced oxidation process technology used for the first time in a municipal drinking water system in South Korea, Xylem says.
Air Products has won a contract with India’s University of Petroleum and Energy Studies to build the country’s first solar powered renewable hydrogen fueling station. Air Products’ hydrogen fueling technology and infrastructure will be part of a mass public transit bus fueling and vehicle demonstration program administered by UPES. The station, which will generate hydrogen from solar energy via an electrolyzer and be located at the Solar Energy Centre near Delhi, is scheduled to be onstream in July 2013.
Vehicle charge network operator Clever has chosen ABB, a power and automation technology group, as supplier of 50 Terra 51 DC fast chargers at multiple locations throughout Denmark. ABB’s Terra 51 is specially designed for freeway driving and is capable of charging an electric vehicle in 30 minutes or less. The chargers are expected to take about six weeks to install and fully deploy.
Correction: An earlier version of this story mentioned only 14 of the 29 Sentinel reactors and systems supplied to LADWP. This has now been corrected.
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