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Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Pioneering U.S. Wave Energy Power Plant Unveiled

January 12, 2023

Via: PowerMag

One of the first U.S.-based wave energy power plants is set to be deployed at AltaSea’s 35-acre campus located at the Port of Los Angeles. Israeli firm Eco Wave Power, which unveiled the project on Jan. 12, said the AltaSea […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Renewable Natural Gas Projects Announced for South Dakota, Florida

January 9, 2023

Via: PowerMag

More projects to increase the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) have been announced in Florida and South Dakota, as investments continue in technologies to produce a low-carbon fuel that could replace diesel and other fossil fuels. OPAL Fuels, headquartered […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

10 Near-Term Global Power Sector Trends

January 3, 2023

Via: PowerMag

While 2021 provided its own share of extraordinary energy debacles, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 cascaded into full-blown energy turmoil. This year will begin with the world “in the midst of its first global energy crisis,” noted the […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Updates on Five Big Nuclear Energy Developments POWER Was Watching in 2022

December 30, 2022

Via: PowerMag

In January 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) published a list of five nuclear energy stories to watch in 2022. Here’s an update on the items the NE felt were important for industry insiders […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DOE Proposes New Distribution Transformer Standards as Crippling Shortages Persist

December 29, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Almost all distribution transformers produced or imported into the U.S. under a new energy efficiency standards proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE) could require amorphous steel cores starting in 2027. The measure, unveiled as industry grapples with a crippling […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Bulk Power System Deficiencies During Winter Storm Elliot Prompt Inquiries

December 29, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Assessments are underway to pin down factors that prompted emergencies, tight grid conditions, and even load-shedding by major entities as Winter Storm Elliot bore down on the North American bulk power system (BPS) this past week. The Federal Energy Regulatory […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Covering More with Less: Securing Renewable Energy Sources

December 27, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A wide range of industries fall under the umbrella of critical infrastructure, and they are all—as the name implies—critical. From energy production and water treatment to transportation and data storage, everything within critical infrastructure serves an essential purpose when it […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why network operators need to get smarter about streaming video (Reader Forum)

December 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

With practically every social media platform doubling down on video over the past decade, the emergence of apps like TikTok, and the rise of competing movie and TV services, video on demand is the battleground where businesses fight for the […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Using Technology to Improve Management of Utilities’ Fleets

November 10, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Utility fleet managers faced their share of challenges in recent years. They needed to respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations and rising customer expectations while keeping drivers feeling safe and supported. They also needed to maximize the utilization of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5G FWA subscriptions to reach 58 million in 2026: Study

November 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology will reach 58 million subscriptions globally in 2026, according to ABI Research. The analyst firm noted that FWA technology allows mobile operators to reuse their existing mobile infrastructure to offer faster and more affordable […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Digitalisation and Cyber Resilience: Why the Energy and Utilities Sector Is a Top Target for Cybercrime

July 20, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The energy and utilities sector is not just the lifeblood of the world’s economy, but fundamental to society’s existence as a whole. Yet, recent events have highlighted just how volatile and unpredictable it can be. Output is influenced by everything […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How a Solar and Storage Portfolio Ramped Up a City’s Sustainability and Financial Outlook

July 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The City of White Plains in Westchester County, New York, a densely populated outer suburb of New York City that serves as the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester, had fostered a vision for nearly a decade. It has, […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Advantages of Leak Detection Technology in Power Plants

June 9, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The first step to solving a problem is recognizing that one is present. An operations team cannot adequately put a sufficient maintenance plan in place if there is no awareness that maintenance is required. One particular area that used to […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Three Ways Utilities Can Accelerate EV Adoption

May 11, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Electric vehicles are coming. Do you hear them? (Probably not.) The exact speed of our collective embrace of electric vehicles (EVs) will vary around the country—due to factors such as EV familiarity, vehicle availability, purchase prices and incentives—but the cars […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Comerica Builds on Environmental Services Business with Launch of New Dedicated Renewable Energy Solutions Group

May 6, 2022

Via: Waste360

Comerica Bank announced today the expansion of its Environmental Services Department (ESD) with the introduction of a new group dedicated to growing and supporting Comerica’s renewable energy business. Matt Breight, Senior Vice President and ESD Group Manager, has been appointed […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Arizona Regulator Rejects SRP’s 820-MW Aeroderivative Gas-Fired Expansion

April 14, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) has delivered a major blow to the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District’s (SRP’s) urgent plans to expand the 575-MW gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station with 820 MW of fast-start capacity. The ACC in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NYC Department of Sanitation Launches Grant Application to Improve Waste Collection and Public Space

April 6, 2022

Via: Waste360

The New York City Department of Sanitation, in partnership with the Department of Small Business Services, today launched grant applications for business and community groups seeking to pioneer innovative waste management initiatives in the five boroughs. At least five grants […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What 5G location services improvements are in Release 17?

March 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to the 3GPP, the work item dubbed ‘Enhancement to the 5GC location services’, included in Release 17, aims to provide support for very low latency and very high accuracy positioning, including horizontal and vertical positioning service levels, 5G positioning […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon awarded US Dept. of Defense contracts worth nearly $1 billion

March 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Public Sector will provide the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) with network modernization services and technical support at the Pentagon, the DoD National Capital Region (NCR) and Fort Belvoir in Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) task orders worth $966.5 million. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon sees five vectors for 5G service revenue growth

March 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As discussions among operators turn to monetizing massive investments in 5G networks, Verizon today held an investor event that laid out in detail how it sees its network creating new service revenue in the near term. Key drivers of revenue […]