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US generating capacity additions expected to double in 2H to 29.4 GW, led by solar and wind: EIA

August 9, 2022

Developers and project planners expect to add 29.4 GW of new generating capacity in the U.S. in the second half of 2022, nearly double the 15.1 GW added in the first half of the year, the Energy Information Administration reported […]


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 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

ACT Partners With Federal Government to Build New Composting and Recycling Facilities, Cut Emissions by a Third

August 10, 2022

Via: Waste360

Australia’s federal government recently announced a $13 million project to fund a composting facility large enough to process food and garden waste in Canberra, the nation’s capital. The project with collect waste from 5,000 households and is expected to divert […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Auction moves to four daily rounds

August 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has doubled the number of daily bidding rounds in the ongoing auction of 2.5 GHz overlay licenses, moving today from two rounds to four. The bidding total continues to move up slowly, and as of Round […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Illinois EPA issues permit to construct 1.1 GW combined cycle plant

August 9, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency in late July issued a construction permit for a new 1,090 MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle plant. The Lincoln Land Energy Center would be located near Pawnee in Sangamon County, Illinois, approximately 20 miles south of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How My Lab Went From 4,000 kg to 130 kg of Waste a Year

August 8, 2022

Via: Waste360

A research lab in Ireland monitoring toxins in shellfish has managed to reduce their non-chemical waste by 95 percent. They’ve managed to do this by investing in reusable glassware and compostable containers. Over a short few years and a few […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Pittsburgh Hosts Recycling Drop-off Days for Electronic and Chemical Waste

August 8, 2022

Via: Waste360

Not everything can be easily picked up in a recycling bin and recycled. Pittsburgh is attempting to still collect these items by offering designated days where residents can drop off these materials at the Department of Public Works Environmental Services […]