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Category: Public Utilities


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Berkshire Hathaway strikes $10bn deal with Dominion Energy for natural gas assets

July 8, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

If completed, the divestment would focus Dominion more intently as a state-regulated “pure-play” utility power provider, according to the company’s statement. The Berkshire Hathaway unit is acquiring more than 7,700 miles of natural gas storage and transmission pipeline and about […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

PG&E exits bankruptcy, but long-term wildfire risk could put it ‘back in the soup’

July 6, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

“This is an important milestone, but our work is far from over. Our emergence from Chapter 11 marks just the beginning of PG&E’s next era — as a fundamentally improved company and the safe, reliable utility that our customers, communities […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro Acquires Angie’s Disposal Service, Inc.

July 6, 2020

Via: Waste360

CITRUS COUNTY, FL – July 3, 2020 – Effective July 1, 2020, Waste Pro has acquired Angie’s Disposal Service, Inc., based in Citrus County, Florida. The company has been servicing approximately 4,500 customers in the area for the past four […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Solar mini-grids will be critical to universal electrification

July 2, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

However, the mini-grid market is currently nascent, despite it being the least-cost option for electricity access in many areas. This is according to the State of the Global Mini-Grids Market Report 2020 – from the Mini-Grid Partnership (MGP), published by […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Undressing the Current State & Future of Textile Recycling in the U.S.

June 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

Today, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) releases its white paper on “Textile Recovery in the U.S.: A Roadmap to Circularity,” which highlights the current state of textile waste in the U.S. and outlines “a future-state system in which textiles are recovered […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Public Water System

City of Boulder and Western Disposal to Cut Transportation-Related Emissions

June 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

The City of Boulder is partnering with Western Disposal for the sale of renewable natural gas (RNG) generated at the city’s Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF). The RNG, which will be produced from biogas, which is derived from the breakdown […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania Site Latest Gas Plant Online in Building Surge

June 25, 2020

Via: PowerMag

Gas-fired power generation in the U.S. remains the top source of electricity production, even as renewable energy continues to take market share. A POWER analysis of projects shows nearly 180 gas-fired units are either under construction or in development nationwide, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Best Trash Company Award Goes to Meridian Waste

June 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, has been voted the Nassau County Record’s Best Trash Company 2020. “We have a hardworking team and couldn’t be happier to be recognized as the Best Trash Company in Nassau County,” […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The World’s Trash is Increasingly Ending up in Incinerators

June 19, 2020

Via: Waste360

In both the U.S. and Europe “incinerators are becoming the most viable option for many municipalities to deal with much of their garbage.” This is partly due to the challenges associated with recycling coupled with the fact that many landfills […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Connecticut Town Expands Recycling Program to Include Food Scraps

June 18, 2020

Via: Waste360

Residents of Greenwich, Conn., will be able to send their food scraps to be recycled as the town on June 12 launched its first food scrap recycling program. Participation is voluntary. The pilot program is open to all residents who […]