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Electric Utility, Public Utilities

More Than 2.5 Million Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Ian

September 29, 2022

Via: PowerMag

More than 2.5 million electricity customers in Florida were without power early Sept. 29 as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and continued to cause damage with high winds and heavy rain, even after being downgraded to […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

SaskPower targets two sites for possible nuclear power plants

September 27, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Save the date: 2029. That’s the year when Canadian utility SaskPower could decide whether or not to deploy one or more small modular reactors. As part of the utility’s planning and regulatory work, it identified two areas for further study. […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Taking DLN gas turbine hydrogen blending to the next level

September 26, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Climate change, energy independence, renewable power, the hydrogen economy, etc., are all terms used in recent years (or even decades) to describe the most important challenges of society today. While arguments are made over the proper direction to face these […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Report: Global energy crisis drives demand for green hydrogen

September 23, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

The global energy crisis is boosting interest in low-emissions hydrogen and the pipeline of projects is expanding, but only a small share of projects are under construction around the world. Electrolyser manufacturing is set to grow strongly and pilot projects […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Michigan DOT, Electreon to explore larger deployment of public wireless EV charging road

September 23, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Electreon announced they had entered into a five-year agreement to develop and implement a scalable, wireless, public in-road EV charging network. A first in the United States, the in-road system would […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

USDOT announces agency partnerships connecting small businesses to infrastructure programs

September 22, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) announced partnerships with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to help small and […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Biden Administration unveils interagency commitment to cut emissions, reduce costs

September 20, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Biden Administration announced Friday it had organized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between four federal agencies that will accelerate the nation’s affordable and equitable clean transportation future. According to the White House, the U.S. Departments of Energy, Transportation, Housing […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Colorado Gov. Polis announces federal infrastructure funding

September 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Transportation announced that the state would receive $100,000 in federal grant money for the I-70 Floyd Hill Project. The funding from the Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight and Highway Projects grant program […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Nevada launches website for infrastructure projects

September 7, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Nevada recently launched NevadaBuilds.com, a website dedicated to state infrastructure projects. The website illustrates infrastructure investments coming to Nevada through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and available grants for which the state can apply for future projects. It lists […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

2 MW solar project provides new life for Illinois brownfield site

September 6, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Renewables developers Ameresco and Inovateus Solar have completed a 2.62 MW solar project at a former General Motors Powertrain Division Plant turned brownfield site in the US state of Illinois. The Danville solar system includes more than 6,600 solar modules […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Biden appoints members to National Infrastructure Advisory Council

September 2, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

President Joe Biden recently appointed 26 industry and government leaders to the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). NIAC, founded in 2001, advises the White House on reducing physical and cyber risks and improving the infrastructure sectors’ security and resilience. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Entergy exec: Southeast Texas ‘well positioned’ in growing hydrogen industry

September 2, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Entergy Texas President and CEO Eliecer Viamontes said the southeast region of the state is well-positioned to play a key role in the low- to zero-carbon hydrogen industry. “We are in the heart of hydrogen producers, extensive hydrogen pipeline delivery […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Airport Upgrade Highlights History, Energy Efficiency

September 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Airport terminals may not be top of mind when it comes to energy innovation. Those involved with upgrades to a terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) would beg to differ. Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO, named for one […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Solar Project Forges a Bright Future for Colorado Steel Mill

September 1, 2022

Via: PowerMag

When the United Nations and other organizations began discussing how to make industrial processes more sustainable and environmentally friendly, the groups knew it would take buy-in from utilities, businesses, and communities to bring projects to life. Today, the “Greening of […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Here’s how to decarbonize the electric grid by 2035

August 31, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

A new report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examines the types of clean energy technologies, along with the scale and pace of deployment needed for the U.S. to reach 100% clean electricity by 2035. The NREL study, Examining […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Ultra Safe Nuclear, Hyundai Engineering to explore high temperature reactor

August 29, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation, which is working to deploy a gas-cooled micro reactor, said it has a new supplier agreement with Korean EPC firm Hyundai Engineering Co. Hyundai Engineering would leverage its supplier network to procure materials and services to […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Ukrainian nuclear plant near fighting cut off from power grid

August 25, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Ukrainians are once again anxious about the fate of a nuclear power plant in a land that was home to the world’s worst atomic accident in 1986 at Chernobyl — and alarm only increased Aug. 25 when the plant operator […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Minnesota receives $3.4M federal grant for six electric buses

August 25, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it had secured a $3.4 million federal grant for six electric buses. The new buses, MnDOT said, will replace six conventional gas-powered buses in rural transit systems in that state, including two buses […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Presidential Emergency Board issues rail contract to avert strike

August 19, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Presidential Emergency Board, the organization charged with helping to resolve contract differences between the U.S. Class I railroads and their unionized workforce, made its recommendations Tuesday in a report to the White House, the railroads, and organized labor. The […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

PennDOT invites public to review Route 850 bridge replacement project

August 17, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is asking residents to review plans for the Route 850 (Landisburg Road) bridge replacement project online through Sept. 10. The project is in the design phase, and the plans introduce the project to the […]