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Substantial growth predicted for molten salt energy storage market

July 28, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The latest report from ResearchAndMarkets.com, Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage Market – Forecasts from 2021 to 2026, predicts a compound annual growth rate of 15.65% over the forecast period. The main factors responsible for the growth of the market are […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Recycling Partnership Releases Best Practices for Personal Electronics & Battery End-of-Life Management

July 28, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership (TRP) — a nonprofit “action agent” that seeks to transform the U.S. residential recycling system in positive ways — released a new guide called, “Personal Electronics & Battery End-of-Life Management Guide: Steps to Effective Community Collection and […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants

July 27, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to establish more stringent standards on water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The EPA on July 26 announced it would reinstate Obama-era regulations that were rolled back by the Trump administration. An EPA […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Scores a Solid Q2 – and Raises 2021 Revenue Guidance

July 27, 2021

Via: Waste360

Waste Management (WM) announced its second quarter earnings today. The company continues this industry earnings season strong with revenue of $4.48B. WM once again increased its 2021 financial guidance with confidence based on these strong results. Jim Fish, Waste Management’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

US: Zero Food Waste Act could combat carbon emissions

July 26, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

30-40% of food supply worth $161 million is wasted each year. This translates to $1,500 in wasted food per average family of four. The US is currently considered the world-wide leader in food waste generation, food waste being the number […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

EU Commission report calls for new recycling category for Light-EV batteries

July 23, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Waste collection and recycling rates for batteries used in light vehicles such as e-bikes could be improved by the institution of a fifth recycling category, a report finds. Initiated by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center, the study calls for […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Kagan: Wireless deal good for DISH, AT&T, but not for T-Mobile US

July 23, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Congratulations to both Dish and AT&T on this new deal. And sorry to T-Mobile. Earlier this week there was a major announcement. Dish will be an MVNO reseller of the AT&T Mobility network. That’s great news for Dish and their […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Ravago Acquires Equity Interest in Advanced Recycling Company Alterra Energy

July 22, 2021

Via: Waste360

Alterra Energy, an innovative advanced recycling technology company, and Ravago, a global leader in polymer recycling and distribution, announced today that Ravago has acquired an equity interest in Alterra Energy. Ravago will be a strategic partner in supplying pre-processed waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling won’t solve plastic crisis, report finds

July 21, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

A new report says that recycling methods alone won’t eradicate plastic pollution. Published by Filipino public interest network Eco Waste Coalition on Wednesday, July 21, the review outlines how ineffective advanced recycling methods such as chemical recycling, waste-to-energy and pyrolysis […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Wind sector CEOs call on G20 to get real about renewables

July 20, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The CEOs have identified six policy changes required to ensure that the deployment of wind energy capacity increases by three times from 93GW in 2020 to 390GW by 2030, in line with the findings of the International Energy Agency and […]