What Big Data Can Do for the Recycling Industry

September 24, 2020

As a digital innovator at Nestle, my work ranged from cloud-based user applications to using automation at manufacturing facilities for the use of the internet of things (loT), with the goal of using technology for improving product quality and manufacturing […]

How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

September 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has hit energy companies in several significant ways. Chief among these is how utilities carry out field inspections of vital equipment during times of lockdown. For many of these power firms, they have found the answer in […]

What do regulators want most from grid modernization proposals? A compelling business case

September 9, 2020

Some utilities are seeking regulators’ preapproval of massive grid modernization projects, including advanced metering functionality. Near-term preapproval to invest in broad grid-modernization projects will not occur unless utilities focus on developing — jurisdiction by jurisdiction — the most critical requirement […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

COVID-19 PPE Creates Waste

September 25, 2020

Via: Waste360

We’ve seen first-hand that personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves and disinfectant wipes is effective in the fight against COVID-19, however, with people not disposing of it properly it’s creating a new problem: waste. And it’s harmful to the […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Indiana Recycling Coalition Announces Indiana Circular Economy Initiative

September 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) announced its launch of the Indianapolis Circular Economy Initiative (ICEI), a multi-stakeholder, multiyear collaborative effort – in partnership with the City of Indianapolis and many other stakeholders – to address Indianapolis’ recycling challenges and achieve […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Colleges’ Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

September 23, 2020

Via: Kaiser Health News

Reopening colleges drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the United States, according to a draft study released Tuesday. The study, done jointly by researchers at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Indiana University, the University […]