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Category: Public Utilities


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Largest Solar Plant in Southeast Will Be Built in Georgia

February 22, 2018

Via: PowerMag

A 200-MW solar power plant is being planned at a 2,000-acre site near Warner Robins, Georgia, a project that at present would be the largest standalone solar facility in the U.S. Southeast. First Solar, a Tempe, Arizona-based global provider of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Junkluggers Launches Trash Removal Service in Houston

February 22, 2018

Via: Waste360

Junkluggers, a hauling company that operates in 13 states, has recently launched its trash removal service in Houston. Don Robinson is the owner of the franchise, and the service will operate in several neighborhoods throughout Houston. Junkluggers is a community-oriented […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Commercial Waste Safety Manual Aims to Improve Safety in NYC

February 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Business Integrity Commission (BIC), with help from the New York City Department of Sanitation, the National Waste & Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management, Waste Connections and other local companies, […]


Electric Utility, Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works

Are recent disasters enough to spur utilities to take climate change seriously?

February 20, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Utilities and climate change science have a tenuous relationship at best. A conservative industry, utilities and their overarching regulatory framework historically shied away from addressing climate change impacts to the U.S. power system, even as evidence mounted and severe weather […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Association of APR Expands Plastic Recycling Campaign

February 20, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has enlisted new participants to a campaign to expand market demand for recycled resins and improve plastic recycling in North America. In addition, APR said that it will expand the Recycling Demand Champions Campaign […]


Electric Utility, Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works

National Grid to develop ‘superfast’ car charging network

February 19, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

UK utility, National Grid, has identified 50 motorway sites where it would offer rapid recharging facilities for electric vehicles. FT reports that the company is planning to install a fleet of superfast charging points along Britain’s motorways that would feed […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Ryan’s Recycling Challenge Seeks to Recycle 300,000 Cans and Bottles

February 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

An autograph from recycling entrepreneur Ryan Hickman just got even cooler. Not only has the young recycler raised thousands of dollars for charity and recycled almost 300,000 cans and bottles, but he’s also recently mastered cursive. Eight-year-old Ryan of California […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

BHS Completes 80 TPH Material Recycling Facility in California

February 14, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Operations have commenced at the 80 tonne per hour Monterey Regional Waste Management District’s (MRWMD) new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), designed and supplied by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). BHS explained that the two-line facility processes 30 tph of commercial and […]


Basic Services, Electric Utility, Others, Public Utilities

Cybersecurity: How utilities can prepare the next generation smart grid

February 12, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Cyber attacks have dominated the headlines and devastated a slew of companies over the past few years – from Equifax to Yahoo, Deloitte to Merck – compromising millions of people’s information and costing billions of dollars in losses to those […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Breaking Down Price and Volume Trends in the Solid Waste Sector

February 8, 2018

Via: Waste360

We stepped away from our “Own a Garbage Stock” thesis briefly in 4Q17 to let the market absorb the impact of plummeting commodity prices. However, it should come as no surprise to anyone who follows our research that we would […]