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  • "It could be a game changer for energy," said George Hawkins, an environmentalist who became general manager of D.C. Water. "If we could turn every enriched-water facility in the United States into a power plant, it would become one of the largest sectors of clean energy that, at the moment, is relatively untapped."

    DC Water adopts system to make power, fertilizer →

  • "This was one of the easier $500 million decisions that we'll ever ask the board to make," Hawkins said, ticking off the value: a savings in electrical costs of about $10 million a year; lowering the cost of hauling away treated waste; the potential to generate a profit by selling the product; a reduction by one third in the plant's carbon footprint; and one more critical virtue.

    DC Water adopts system to make power, fertilizer →

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