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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

6G connections to reach 290 million by 2023: Juniper Research

February 7, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Global 6G connections are forecast to reach 290 million by 2030, according to a recent study by Juniper Research. Future 6G networks are initially expected to be commercially launched in 2029, according to the industry. In order to achieve this […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Industry Celebrates Achievements on America Recycles Day

November 15, 2023

Via: Waste360

The waste and recycling industry is celebrating the partnerships and achievements that demonstrate innovation and collaboration for a greener planet. Environmental advocates are using the day to call on lawmakers for better protections. Ripple Glass, Owens Corning Partner on Recycled […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Food Waste Policy Models and Opportunities Learned from WasteExpo

May 2, 2023

Via: Waste360

The lack of clear and comprehensive laws and labeling surrounding food waste and disposal is causing confusion about what food can be donated and how to do it. The keynote session: Food Waste Policy Models, Opportunities, and Best Practices; Solutions […]


Basic Services, Civil Service

Senate committee advances open source software and digital identity bills

March 29, 2023

Via: FCW

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced a series of bills on Wednesday aimed at improving government operations around data management, digital identity and securing critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. The legislation advanced out of the committee included […]


Social Services

Contractors, stakeholders offer wish lists for cyber workforce strategy

November 15, 2022

Via: FCW

Although there is broad agreement between industry and government that the growing cyber talent gap demands attention, how exactly the White House will wield its ability to assess federal agency work and annual budget proposals to address the issue remains […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New global Partnership for Battery Recycling

November 4, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

As mobility is becoming more and more battery-driven – many countries plan to allow only emissions-free cars in the near future – the need for specialized recycling facilities rises as well. The battery recycling market offers huge opportunities. Many companies […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

California needs to move on from net metering, advocates, industry and utility leaders say

September 22, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Participants in an RE+ panel on ratemaking trends generally agreed that the time for net metering policies has passed in many states. But finding consensus around what should come next could prove challenging. “Here in California, we are in a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How are Petrochemical Companies Doing in Shifting From Virgin Plastic?

September 22, 2022

Via: Waste360

The shale gas boom has made virgin plastic, a waste byproduct of oil and gas production, cheap and abundant. Global plastic production could increase by one-third in the next few years if the ongoing trend continues, threatening to undermine efforts […]


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

How the can industry plans to meet ambitious recycling rate targets

July 27, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

The Can Manufacturers Insitute (CMI) published the targets back in November last year. Even though the aluminum beverage can is already the most recycled beverage container in the US with a 45 percent recycling rate in 2020, the CMI members […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Li-Cycle Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

June 15, 2022

Via: Waste360

Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or the “Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2022. Revenues increased […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Exelon earnings fall after generation spin-off, but clean energy plans promise increased growth

May 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Slimming down its operations to improve the bottom line by focusing on transmission and distribution and separating out its generation assets had a small impact on Exelon’s net income in the first quarter of 2022. The change lowered first-quarter earnings […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Auto Manufacturers Use Recycled Materials for Vehicles

December 23, 2021

Via: Waste360

Auto manufacturers might be using your plastic bottles for their next vehicle. Sustainability practices in the industry are changing – with materials for seat covers, handles and the body being crafted from ocean plastics, rice hulls, flaxseeds and agave. For […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Li-Cycle Partners with Arrival to Advance EV Battery Recycling

November 29, 2021

Via: Waste360

Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or “the Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced a collaboration with Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), a global company that is on […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

White Oak Delivers $80 Million Term Loan Financing for Metal Recycling

October 26, 2021

Via: Waste360

White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“White Oak”), announced it provided a $80 million term loan supporting the refinancing of one of the largest non-ferrous and ferrous metals recyclers in the US. The structure, which also includes an $80 million asset-based […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste management requires a holistic approach

August 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

By 2050, plastic will outnumber fish in oceans unless the waste management sector makes some changes to its industry practices. Axil Integrated Services, a waste management solutions provider, recently released a report on the newest industry trends within the field. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Industry giants join Hydrogen Council under fresh leadership

July 13, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The council, comprising more than 120 member companies from across the globe, will be led by existing co-chair Benoît Potier, chairman and CEO of Air Liquide, as well as newly-elected co-chair Tom Linebarger, chairman of Cummins. Linebarger has taken over […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Industry demand for biomass may exceed supply

July 6, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) finds sustainable biomass in short supply. A report released by the global coalition of energy leaders predicts that without major changes in land use, technology and consumer behaviour, the stock of sustainable biomass available will […]


Miscellaneous

5 Emerging Trends That Drove the Utility Industry in 2016

December 28, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

The power sector is similar to geology in the sense that change must often be measured over long periods of time in order to see significant patterns. Increasingly, however, the timescale of change in the power sector is accelerating. As […]


Other Utilities

NARUC after Trump: Utility regulators see a ‘whole new world’ for fossil fuels

November 17, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

In an industry that values predictability, Trump’s election threw a number of power sector expectations into question. Whereas the paradigm in the utility industry previously pointed to Clean Power Plan compliance and deeper decarbonization, Trump has disavowed human causation on […]