Tag: CO2 emissions

Infrastructure, Public Works

Removing demand charge utility tariffs for EV charging will raise CO2 emissions

February 21, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

With the transportation sector being the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., and the transition to EVs taking shape to combat the issue, the build-out of charging infrastructure must keep pace with the transition to serve the […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Biden Administration Targets Industrial Decarbonization Through Electrification, Low-Carbon Fuels, CCUS

September 7, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The Biden administration has laid out a comprehensive roadmap to help five energy-intensive manufacturing sectors reduce their fuel- and power-related carbon emissions and achieve net-zero by 2050. The pathways proposed for the iron and steel, cement and concrete, food and […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Cement, materials, waste and ashes: an effort to reduce CO2 emissions

July 14, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Introduction Environmental susceptibility is a growing concern that involves many actors in the building field. Special consideration must be given to the choice of materials when planning construction projects. Material availability, pollutant content, and potential for reuse or recycling are […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Managing change to reach a decarbonised energy system

January 24, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

These are decisive times for the energy sector as the world tackles climate change with a growing sense of urgency. The COP26 summit in Glasgow produced a first climate resolution committed to reducing coal use. With considerable ambition, this document […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

20 Reasons to Recycle Hope in 2020

February 20, 2020

Via: Waste360

I envy those of you born in the “glass is half full” camp as you always seem to have a hearty dose of hope close at hand. For those of us born with a “glass is half empty” view of […]