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Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Time for utility companies to step up by supporting the Clean Electricity Performance Program

October 18, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

A crucial new program stands at the heart of the climate investments in Congress’s high-stakes negotiations around a trillion dollar budget reconciliation package. The Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP) is an innovative policy that’s a key piece of our once-in-a-generation […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Why Paper Is Easier to Recycle Than Plastic

October 18, 2021

Via: Waste360

At a recent Congressional hearing, two Senators lamented the gap between paper and plastic recycling. After all, the US EPA says paper has a 68 percent recycling rate compared to nine percent for plastics. They wanted to know why. The […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Dried food waste as alternative fuel for cement industry

October 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

In Greece household fermentable waste (HFW) is usually disposed as part of mixed waste in landfills, the least sustainable option. The HORIZON 2020 project Waste4think developed an alternative approach to deal with the masses of food waste produced each day. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How microlearning helps utility employees adapt to the fast-changing power industry

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Understand how microlearning can enhance traditional training Discover how to use microlearning to impact workers’ skills immediately Find out how microlearning can impact new hires and experienced workers For decades, the job of utility operators and maintenance personnel has been […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities and the decarbonization portfolio

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Decarbonization is a topic that presents dramatic long-term change for electric utilities. The goal to achieve significant GHG emissions reduction over a 10- to 30-year horizon also requires utility leaders to take a portfolio-based view of GHG reduction. Early efforts […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CIM Group Expands Investment in End-of-Life Tire Recycling Company Bolder Industries

October 11, 2021

Via: Waste360

CIM Group announced today that it has expanded its investment in Bolder Industries, a pioneer in converting end-of-life tires into sustainable carbon black and petrochemical alternatives. CIM Group’s expanded partnership with Bolder Industries, a certified B Corporation, will support the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

3.45 GHz auction makes its first billion in bids

October 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction has surpassed one billion dollars in bidding after eight rounds, with bids totaling $1.185 billion. There’s still quite a ways to go before the auction hits its minimum reserve price of $14.7 billion. Three rounds of […]


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 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Do Good Foods Launches Platform That Upcycles Grocery Store Food Waste

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Kamine Family, an established pioneer with a 40-year history of building large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide, today announced the launch of Do Good Foods. Backed by a $169M investment from Nuveen, Do Good Foods is the first scalable solution to […]


Electric Utility, Other Utilities, Public Utilities

US utilities have billions in unpaid customer balances. What should they do?

October 6, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Almost all states have executed extended moratoriums on utility disconnections because of Covid-19. The governor, legislature or state regulators mandated those moratoriums. In some instances, utilities initiated bans on service disconnections but subsequently the government ordered a moratorium. The objective […]