A Less Wasteful Way to Deal with Wastewater

An Israeli company aims to commercialize microbial fuel-cell technology. An Israeli company called Emefcy has developed a process that promises to decrease the energy drain of wastewater treatment. This week, Energy Technology Ventures—a joint venture between GE, NRG Energy, and ConocoPhillips—invested in the company, marking the venture’s first-ever investment in a non-U.S. company.Conventional wastewater treatment…