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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Suntory Group Joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

December 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Suntory Group announced it has joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP), a global platform that works to effectively and sustainably reduce plastic waste and pollution around the world. This partnership will help Suntory be part of a more sustainable […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

3 Trends That Shaped the Grid Edge in 2019

December 11, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

It isn’t easy to transform a century’s worth of electricity infrastructure from the ground up, particularly in the face of climate-change-induced firestorms. In looking back at 2019’s most important developments on the grid edge — GTM’s term for the interface […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Robotics and AI Can Make Recycling Facilities Safer

December 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

Safety is top of mind for the waste and recycling industry, which has been listed on the most dangerous jobs list for years. Those in the industry are constantly seeking new ways to boost safety, and advancements in technology have […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

New Jersey lowers price utilities pay for solar as it phases out credit program

December 10, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

New Jersey’s SREC program was considered a top-tier incentive program by many renewables and clean energy groups. But the state, like many in the Northeast, has some of the highest power bills in the country, and part of Gov. Murphy’s […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Nevada regulators approve NV Energy plan for 1,190 MW of new solar resources

December 9, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

A Nevada law passed in April requires NV Energy to supply 50% of its power from renewable resources by 2030 and 100% from carbon-free sources by 2050. The utility says approval for its long-term resource plan sets it on pace […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California proposal rejects wildfire premium in PG&E, other utilities’ ROE

December 4, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The CPUC’s proposed decision maintains the utilities’ test-year 2020 ROE at 2018 values: 10.3% for Southern California Edison, down from the requested 11.45%; 10.25% for PG&E, down from the 12% it applied for; and 10.2% for SDG&E, compared to the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

San Francisco Struggles to Reach Zero Waste Goal

December 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

San Francisco has been on a mission to reduce to zero the amount of waste it sends to landfills. And the city has been fighting an ongoing—maybe impossible—battle to make that goal a reality. Politico points out that San Francisco […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Regulators should ‘ask tough questions about carbon capture’ before closing coal: Wyoming PSC Chair

December 3, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Pressure for climate action coupled with competitive prices for wind, solar and natural gas has made many states move from coal-fired power quicker than expected, and for a state that supplies 40% of the country’s coal to 29 states, that […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

5 Emerging Energy Technologies to Watch Out For in 2020

December 3, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

This year will likely be remembered as a period of technology consolidation rather than breakthrough innovation in the energy industry. Emerging industries such as offshore wind and lithium-ion battery storage have gone from strength to strength. Meanwhile, more novel technologies […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tips for Battery Recycling

December 2, 2019

Via: Waste360

When it comes to recycling batteries, many people simply don’t know what to do with them or don’t realize that they are recyclable. A recent survey, commissioned by Call2Recycle and conducted by the Harris Poll, found that about three in […]