Reaching Net Zero: Oregon Plant Becomes Energy Producer

Cogeneration, FOG injection to digesters, solar power and conversation help the Gresham treatment plant meet its goal of energy self-sufficiency

What used to be the City of Gresham’s largest energy user is now its biggest energy producer. The community celebrated the achievement on Earth Day 2014, capping off a decade of work by Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant staff.

Alan Johnston, P.E., senior engineer, says the...

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