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Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Recycling Partnership Releases Best Practices for Personal Electronics & Battery End-of-Life Management

July 28, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership (TRP) — a nonprofit “action agent” that seeks to transform the U.S. residential recycling system in positive ways — released a new guide called, “Personal Electronics & Battery End-of-Life Management Guide: Steps to Effective Community Collection and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

$1,3 trillion in global circular economy spend proves insufficient

July 20, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Each year, investors, businesses and governments spend over $1,3 trillion on waste reduction as well as on repair and reuse schemes. The sum in question is inadequate for the purpose of establishing a sustainable and circular economy across borders, a […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Clean electricity standard lands spot in $3.5 trillion Democratic-backed infrastructure deal

July 15, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The prospects that a clean electricity standard will make it through Congress improved Wednesday, with Sen. Smith tweeting the industry-wide requirement would be in the larger of the two infrastructure bills the Biden administration is hoping to pass. Democrats are […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Bipartisan Solutions for Water Infrastructure

July 15, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

As the debate over infrastructure continues, the importance of supporting our nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure is key to the conversation. Across the country, many of these aging systems are reaching the end of their usable lifecycle and need modernization. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

EQT to Acquire Covanta for $5.3B

July 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

This morning, EQT Infrastructure (EQT), part of purpose-driven global investment organization EQT Group, announced that it has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) for $5.3B. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Kagan: AT&T going back to the future for growth

July 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Let’s take a look at the present state of AT&T and take a look at their plans for growth moving forward. The AT&T brand name has been around forever as a leader in telecommunications, wireless and internet. Investors have seen […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Demonstrating advanced 5G innovations

July 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

This year, Mobile World Congress is taking place virtually and in Barcelona, Spain. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most important events of the year for the entire mobile industry. To showcase the progress we’ve made this past year and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

EU single-use plastic ban fails to account for bioplastics

July 6, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The plastic waste crisis is one of the most environmentally pressing issues the world must face up to. Accelerated production following WWII and throwaway consumerism originally spurred manufacturers to make single-use plastics in form of cutlery, balloons and takeaway boxes. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Kentucky regulators deny utility request to recover EEI dues. A similar question sits before FERC.

July 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Determining what all goes into a ratepayer’s monthly power bill essentially comes down to an accounting question, according to advocates. Currently, the majority of utility trade group dues are placed into an account slotted for “miscellaneous general expenses,” which is […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

As utilities risk missing carbon reduction targets, analysts stress need for organizational change

July 1, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

A growing number of utilities have ambitious energy transition goals but many fall short of their ambitions and a new Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) initiative asks why. By April 2021, at least 73 U.S. utilities serving 71% of customer […]