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Public Utilities, Waste Management

American University Leads NSF-Funded National Research Network to Address the Challenge of Reducing Wasted Food

October 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

In the United States, 40 percent of all food produced is never eaten, resulting in lost resources, economic costs to businesses and households, decreased food security and negative climate impacts. As the U.S. moves toward an ambitious goal to significantly […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

GSA reports 180 mobile carriers have already deployed 5G in 72 countries

October 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

A total of 180 operators in 72 countries had already launched one or more 3GPP-compliant 5G services as of the end of September, according to the latest update from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Also, 465 operators in 139 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

ExxonMobil builds its first large-scale plastic waste advanced recycling facility

October 12, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

ExxonMobil plans to build its first large-scale plastic waste recycling facility in Texas to be able to better tackle the problem of plastic waste the environment. A smaller, temporary facility, is already operational and producing commercial volumes of certified circular […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

TotalEnergies and partners launch $1.7bn clean hydrogen fund

October 12, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The aim is to help speed up the growth of the clean hydrogen market by investing in projects across the hydrogen value chain. The fund has a target to reach €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) with initial commitments by participating companies […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How microlearning helps utility employees adapt to the fast-changing power industry

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Understand how microlearning can enhance traditional training Discover how to use microlearning to impact workers’ skills immediately Find out how microlearning can impact new hires and experienced workers For decades, the job of utility operators and maintenance personnel has been […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities and the decarbonization portfolio

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Decarbonization is a topic that presents dramatic long-term change for electric utilities. The goal to achieve significant GHG emissions reduction over a 10- to 30-year horizon also requires utility leaders to take a portfolio-based view of GHG reduction. Early efforts […]


Electric Utility, Other Utilities, Public Utilities

US utilities have billions in unpaid customer balances. What should they do?

October 6, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Almost all states have executed extended moratoriums on utility disconnections because of Covid-19. The governor, legislature or state regulators mandated those moratoriums. In some instances, utilities initiated bans on service disconnections but subsequently the government ordered a moratorium. The objective […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

3.45 GHz auction raises $672 million in its first day

October 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction of 100 megahertz of midband spectrum raised more than $672 million in its first two rounds of bidding. The auction reserve price is $14.7 billion. Three additional rounds of bidding are scheduled for today. Sasha Javid, […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

A safer bet in future electrical distribution

October 5, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The modern business has much to consider – the economy, mounting legislation, the green agenda, tighter deadlines and budget restraints; the list could go on. For many, another key priority will be seeking to recoup any losses incurred due to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Why Industry and Government Want to Change the Rules Around a Universal Recycling Symbol

October 5, 2021

Via: Waste360

“Local jurisdictions and their haulers spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually educating our customers on what is recyclable in an effort to improve recycling rates and reduce contamination and recycling costs. But those dollars are wasted if the packaging […]