August 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM EDT
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POWER Magazine Announces Award-Winning Plants and Water Project

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- POWER magazine today officially announced winners of its 2016 Plant of the Year Award, Reinvention Award, Water Award, and Smart Grid Award.

Düsseldorf's Lausward Power Plant Fortuna Unit Wins POWER's Highest Award    
The quest to deliver the most efficient power plant is never-ending, and this year the most efficient gas-fired combined cycle plant is earning its keep in Germany's challenging market by also supplying district heating.

Longview Power Plant Rehabilitation Results in Most Efficient U.S. Coal Plant 
A mobile onsite liquefied natural gas system at a coal plant? That's just one of the unique approaches this plant's owners used to turn a new mine-mouth plant with a host of problems into a record-setting one.

Huaneng Power's Changxing Station ZLD Project, China 
A first-of-its-kind implementation of forward osmosis for brine concentration is minimizing water use and wastewater generation at this zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) project in a country that is experiencing severe water quality and quantity stresses.

Kilroot Power Station, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, UK 
Smarter grids are evolving. New advanced technologies, including battery storage, are strengthening grids that have increasing levels of intermittent renewables, from one end of the line to the other—starting at this traditional thermal power station.

For more details about these projects, click the links above or see the August issue of POWER at  

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