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Are plastics better than their alternatives when it comes to GHG?

August 4, 2022

Plastics have a bad reputation. From marine litter to their recyclability, they are subject to frequent debates. Potential positive sides, such as decreasing food spoilage and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are not often discussed. In their recent report, McKinsey takes […]


2.5 GHz auction begins

July 29, 2022

The first, day-long round of bidding on about 8,000 midband spectrum licenses at 2.5 GHz has officially begun. Bidding began in the Federal Communication Commission’s Auction 108 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time and will continue until 4 p.m. today. Two […]


Waste Management Financial Planning for Commodity Risk

July 22, 2022

Commodity prices fluctuate frequently, making it difficult for waste management and recycling companies to accurately project revenues related to commodities and plan accordingly. The inherent risk in the commodity market can be a stumbling block to business growth and sustained […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Connections Outperforms Expectations in Q2

August 3, 2022

Via: Waste360

Waste Connections (WCN) announced its Q2 2022 earnings today and all results point to outperformed expectations. The management team credits accelerated pricing, E&P activity and closed acquisitions for the solid earnings. These positive results helped Waste Connections to overcome increased […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro USA, Inc. Announces Closing of $50.0 million of Remarketed Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds

August 2, 2022

Via: Waste360

Waste Pro USA, Inc. (“Waste Pro”), a regional privately-held provider of non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, announced today that it has completed the remarketing of two solid waste disposal revenue bond offerings with an aggregate principal amount […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Who is buying Open RAN? Market sizing, outlook

August 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

While there are distinctions between Open RAN, open virtualized RAN, cloud RAN and further sub-combinations of those architectures, these new approaches to building the radio access network are making inroads in the real world, according to Stefan Pongratz, vice president […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utility marketplaces are taking bold moves to build awareness

August 1, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

To meet the ever-changing needs of customers, utilities are increasingly launching online energy marketplaces. However, with the average e-commerce site conversion rate between 2% and 3%, utilities remain a small part of an already crowded market. To increase customer awareness […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Upgrades to Line Sensors Support Reliability of the Power Grid

August 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

New technologies to monitor power lines are emerging worldwide, part of continuing efforts to harden the power grid and increase reliability and resiliency. Utilities and other operators of electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) systems have made T&D upgrades a priority […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Spent Nuclear Fuel: A Valuable Resource—Not a Waste

August 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Did you know that more than 90% of the potential energy that exists in fuel rods when they’re loaded into commercial nuclear reactors still remains in the fuel after five years of operation? Well, that’s true, according to the U.S. […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

A Global Look at Residential Solar Adoption Rates

July 29, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Solar technology is advancing at a rapid rate, making solar easier to adopt. However, there is still a large potential of growth when it comes to the solar market. Looking at global data, solar photovoltaic (PV) generation has steadily increased […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Group Says U.S. Utility Will Build $13 Billion Offshore Wind Project in Vietnam

July 29, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Vietnamese officials said a U.S. utility company plans to develop a $13 billion, 4-GW offshore wind farm that would be sited off that country’s central province of Binh Thuan. Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade in a statement issued July […]