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Category: Infrastructure


Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

City grids risk being overwhelmed by EV growth: Report

September 10, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The report notes that Seattle has taken major steps toward electrification and has big goals it wants to achieve in the coming decades. The city is aiming for 30% EV adoption and a fossil fuel-free municipal fleet by 2030, while […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Bipartisan Transportation Bill Includes Up to $1B for Electric Vehicle Charging

July 30, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works introduced a sweeping transportation bill Monday that would provide a major funding boost for EV charging infrastructure and other initiatives aimed at curbing carbon emissions from the transportation sector. The America’s […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Trump Cuts Infrastructure Meeting Short Amid “Cover Up” Comments

May 23, 2019

Via: Waste360

President Donald Trump announced he would no longer attempt any bipartisan cooperation—including fixing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure—until congressional Democrats conclude their investigations. Trump voiced his “deepening rage” with Democrats from the White House Rose Garden on May 22 after House […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Paradise Lost: Reimagining the California Dream With Community Microgrids

May 6, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The firestorm disaster that wiped out an entire town last year has made it clear that the paradise that once was California is in serious jeopardy. However, the horrific Camp Fire in the community of Paradise presents an opportunity to […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania removes barrier to third-party EV charging station ownership

March 4, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The state’s current prohibition on the resale of electricity is mostly aimed at unscrupulous landlords, a PUC official told Utility Dive. But by having utilities clarify third-party rules, regulators are hoping to pull down one barrier to infrastructure development that […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Trump Cites Infrastructure Woes During State of the Union

February 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

During his State of the Union address on February 5, President Donald Trump reiterated he wants to revamp infrastructure across the U.S. However, he offered no details regarding a plan to make it happen. An HDT Truckinginfo report notes that […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Siemens working with US on solar, energy storage and EVs

January 28, 2019

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Siemens is to team up with three US energy labs to test new technologies to bolster electricity supply, options and resiliency. Siemens Corporate Technology, the company’s central research and development unit located in Princeton, New Jersey, has signed a memorandum […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

New Jersey Transfer Station Proposal on Hold Pending Bridge Repairs

January 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

A proposal for the construction of a solid waste transfer facility in Howell, N.J., has been put on hold until repairs for a nearby bridge are completed. According to a Centraljersey.com report, members of the Monmouth County board are waiting […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Michigan Approves Its First Utility EV Charging Infrastructure Pilot

January 10, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The state that’s home to Motor City has taken its first step into utility-backed electric vehicle charging. On Wednesday, the Michigan Public Service Commission approved Consumers Energy’s PowerMiDrive initiative, a $10 million, three-year plan to incentivize the deployment of EV […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

California decision means higher costs for community choice programs

October 15, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

After more than a year spent collecting testimony, California regulators say they have made a decision that ensures customers of IOUs are not left holding the bag when community choice groups defect. But proponents of the movement, which aims to […]