Tag: supply chain

Infrastructure, Public Works

Two new Marine Highway routes designated

August 18, 2023

Via: Transportation Today News

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced the U.S. Marine Highway Program would add two new Marine Highway routes during a visit to Alaska Wednesday. In Alaska, M-11, a route covering more than 6,500 miles will be added to […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US utility-scale solar outlook improves on easing supply chain limits: Morgan Stanley

July 19, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

The outlook for U.S. utility-scale solar has improved on easing supply chain problems, but near-term residential solar growth may be hurt by rising interest rates and changes to California’s net metering policy, Morgan Stanley analysts said in a report Monday. […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

A responsible supply chain and circular economy for batteries will be critical for EVs and electric utilities

January 31, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

As the use of renewable energy by electric utility providers continues to grow, the U.S. electric grid faces increasing pressures to both serve a growing fleet of electric vehicles and withstand the worsening impacts of weather. For perspective, the U.S. […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Plastics Industry Association Releases 2022 Economic Recap

January 5, 2023

Via: Waste360

Despite a downturn in economic growth, the U.S. plastics industry continued to shift upwards. Dr. Perc Pineda, chief economist at the Plastics Industry Association, published a recap of the industry and its growth throughout the supply chain in 2022. “Data […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Power Sector Seeks Solutions for Supply Chain Issues

January 3, 2023

Via: PowerMag

Power generators have faced challenges the past few years when it comes to sourcing equipment, and in some cases workers. The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, notably issues with supply chains, still ripples across the industry. Some of the logistical […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utility-scale solar installations forecasted to decline 40% in 2022 as supply chain challenges persist

December 15, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Solar accounted for 45% of new electricity-generating capacity added to the U.S. grid in the third quarter of 2022, “more than any other electricity source,” a report from Wood Mackenzie and SEIA says. But the industry is on track to […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5 ways to proactively protect government networks

May 18, 2022

Via: FCW

Over the past year, cyberattacks on the supply chain and critical infrastructure have not only shown adversaries are expanding their capability and sophistication but also revealed an increasing level of overt arrogance that has not been seen before. The supply […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Rebound Plastic Exchange to Facilitate Global Trade of Recycled Plastic

January 19, 2022

Via: Waste360

International Holding Company (IHC) today announced the establishment of Rebound Ltd to create an innovative solution to reduce the world’s plastic pollution. The new subsidiary will launch Rebound Plastic Exchange, the global quality-assured trading platform for plastic feedstock that enables […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Battery Resourcers to Open North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Facility by August 2022

January 6, 2022

Via: Waste360

Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and engineered materials company, today announced plans to open a commercial-scale, lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Covington, Ga. When the 154,000-square-foot facility is fully operational in August 2022, it will be North […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Institute announces $43 Million for research-projects

March 4, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The Remade Institute is a public-private partnership established by the United States Department of Energy and the first institute in the U.S. dedicated to accelerating the nation’s transition to a Circular Economy. It will spend $43 million in new technology […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Hazel Tech and PureFresh Sales Partner to Fight Food Waste

July 7, 2020

Via: Waste360

Hazel Technologies Inc., the developer of new USDA-funded technologies to protect quality in the produce supply chain and fight food waste, and PureFresh Sales, a grower and marketer of premium California fresh fruit, have formed a partnership. PureFresh has seen […]