Wastewater Energy Recovery

Wastewater flushed from homes and businesses represents an untapped source of energy in Massachusetts. Learn more about technologies and projects that have been used to recover and transfer this valuable form of thermal energy source. This innovative energy recovery method will boost the Commonwealth’s clean energy economy and advance Massachusetts emission reduction goals.

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Wastewater Energy Recovery Summit

MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program and its partners, MassDOER and the Clean Energy Center (CEC) hosted the Wastewater Energy Recovery Summit on December 8, 2023. This was a hybrid event with in-person and virtual attendance. During the summit, attendees learned from local and US-based municipalities about projects that have been installed utilizing wastewater energy recovery, as well as current projects being planned and their experience engaging with these technologies.


Morning Session: Technology Presentations

Afternoon Presentations: Tapping into Energy from Wastewater

Summit Resources

Wastewater Energy Recovery Technology Partner Resources

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