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Category: Public Utilities


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Colorado utilities could cut costs 5% by joining an RTO, PUC finds, as Western market momentum builds

December 3, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The report comes as states and utilities across the West are considering options for forming one or more organized power markets to help them reduce costs, meet their energy goals and improve grid reliability. Utilities in Colorado and Nevada are […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NWRA Urges Congress to Pass Tariff Relief Legislation Before the Year Ends

December 3, 2021

Via: Waste360

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) joined with other associations on a letter urging Congress to pass tariff relief legislation by the end of the year. The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) temporarily reduces or suspends tariffs on goods not […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US utility-scale solar, storage prices drop 12+% in past year, but supply chain worries loom: NREL

December 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

To meet the Biden administration’s ambitious goal to achieve a net zero power sector by 2035, experts agree the cost of solar power and energy storage will need to drop. NREL reports that solar and storage costs have both fallen […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Hydrostor plans 4 GWh long-duration storage project in Southern California

December 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The news of the Gem Energy Storage Center comes a week after Hydrostor announced it had filed an application for another 3.2 GWh compressed air energy storage facility in California’s San Luis Obispo county. That project is supposed to come […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5G to represent 12% of mobile lines in Latin America by end-2025: GSMA

December 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G connections are forecasted to represent 12% of total mobile connections in Latin America by 2025, according to a recent report by industry body GSMA. The report showed that overall 5G connections in the region are expected to reach 86 […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

The Decommissioning Gap – Key to a holistic pathway for energy transition

December 1, 2021

Via: Power Engineering International

How well the energy industry can deal with this challenge will depend to a large extent on how well they can develop and adopt a holistic pathway to close ‘The Decommissioning Gap’. The traditional perspective on decommissioning is best exemplified […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Verizon awarded $34.6M in contracts with US Department of Energy

December 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Public Sector announced that it has been awarded $34.6 million through two contract awards with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Per the task orders, awarded through the federal government’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract vehicle, Verizon will provide […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Qualcomm is on a mmWave mission; ‘This is how you get the full potential of 5G,’ CEO says

December 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm was an early proponent of millimeter wave (mmWave), doing the engineering work that has brought high-band 5G support to cellular devices. CEO Cristiano Amon remains bullish on mmWave adoption based on comments at the Snapdragon Tech Summit this week. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Bryson Recycling Brings Automation Innovation to Recycling with Recycleye Robotics

November 30, 2021

Via: Waste360

Bryson Recycling, the largest social enterprise recycler in the UK, has installed an AI-driven waste sorting robot to increase the efficiency and quality of its recycling service. Following previous innovations such as the introduction of its kerbside recycling products, the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Western Disposal Expands Recycling Capacity and Waste Diversion Infrastructure

November 30, 2021

Via: Waste360

Western Disposal, a family-owned waste hauler located in Boulder, Colorado, has cut the ribbon celebrating the completion of its new Materials Management Center, a hub for recycling and waste diversion built to serve Boulder and surrounding communities. The facility features […]