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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 […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

American Tower expands data center footprint with DataSite acquisition

October 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower has closed the acquisition of data center owner/operator DataSite. The tower company will now assume responsibility for all management and operations of DataSite’s two data center locations in Atlanta, Georgia and Orlando, Florida. This deal expends the company’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Recycling Company Pleads Guilty to Recycling Fraud Scam

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

Recycling Services Alliance, Inc., a Sacramento, CA recycling company, will pay $34 million for a long-running fraud scheme in which the company illegally submitted fake weight tickets and processed out-of-state bottles and cans to get inflated refunds for used beverage […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

DHS adds cyber requirements for transportation industry

October 6, 2021

Via: FCW

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Wednesday that the government will add requirements for cybersecurity information sharing to companies in the transportation sector. The move comes as DHS is in the midst of a 60-day “sprint” launched in September […]


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, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Three commercial markets ripe for 5G driven digital transformation

October 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The consumer smartphone market was the first market to be disrupted by 5G. Today, wireless providers, smartphone vendors, and app developers are already providing a wide variety of 5G-based products and services, and beginning to make the easily available, super-fast […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

City leaders should expand their purview of electric transportation beyond cars, experts urge

September 17, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Education, community engagement and adaptation will be key to bring cleaner mobility choices to low income neighborhoods and communities of color as the country makes the transition to electric vehicles (EV), experts said during an online webinar hosted by global […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

US solar market records first price increase in seven years

September 15, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The utility-scale sector recorded the highest increase of 6% year-over-year since 2014, according to the study. The increase is due to supply chain constraints, despite the market adding up 5.7GW of solar energy capacity in the second quarter of 2021. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

DOE’s Newest Solid Waste-to-Biofuels and Bioproducts Work

September 15, 2021

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has awarded $15 million in funding across five projects involving separating components of municipal solid waste (MSW) and converting the organics fractions to low-carbon biofuels for transportation and durable, biobased […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

History of Modern U.S. Recycling and the Potential for Zero Waste

September 10, 2021

Via: Waste360

The graphic presented in this article represents the history of U.S. recycling from the late 1960s to early 2000s when dual-stream recycling, under the control of local governments and informed by organized citizens and small businesses, took the nation from […]