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Electric Utility, Public Utilities

We need long-duration storage for a cleaner and reliable grid. Here’s how policymakers can help.

May 21, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

The United States is in the midst of a clean energy revolution being driven by two converging dynamics — the increasing competitiveness of clean energy resources such as wind and solar, and the growing understanding that we must dramatically reduce […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Kagan: How Cable TV can fight the FWA 5G wireless broadband threat

May 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

All things always change. Consider wireless, telecom and cable TV. Everything in the process of reinventing itself with new competition and new technology. Wireless has been a growth industry for roughly fifty-years. The journey has not been easy. Now, wireless […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Commissioners Celebrate the Opening of New Waste Transfer Station in Redmond, Ore.

May 20, 2024

Via: Waste360

Last week, the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners in Oregon held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a new solid waste facility at the Negus Transfer Station. The new transfer station is located in Redmond, Ore. It […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Washington State Authorizes Drone for Methane Emissions

May 20, 2024

Via: Waste360

On May 13th, the Washington State Department of Ecology announced a new methane emission rule (Chapter 173-408 WAC) for active and closed solid waste (MSW) landfills in their state. All affected landfills must meet the requirements starting January 1, 2025. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Where AI makes a difference for the telecoms industry (Reader Forum)

May 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Generative AI (GenAI) is a breathtaking technology feat that could substantially impact society and the economy. The business adoption rate will determine the extent of that impact and how quickly people adapt to working in new ways. The role of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Rules Pending for Reuse And How Movers in This Space Are Doing

May 16, 2024

Via: Waste360

Reuse and refillable packaging models could cut plastic pollution by about 70 percent according to a UN report, and a recent Oceana analysis, compiling data from multiple resources, adds more dimension to the case for reuse. The authors name leading […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hard to Recycle Items Event in Pittsburgh Sees Hundreds of Residents Participate

May 15, 2024

Via: Waste360

Hundreds of people signed up to bring hard-to-recycle items to a recycling drive held in Pittsburgh this past weekend. The Pennsylvania Resources Council and Allegheny County Health Department partnered with WPXI to hold a Hard to Recycle Collection event at […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Infinity Recycling’s Leading Impact Fund Closes Above Target, Circularity in Plastics One Step Closer

May 14, 2024

Via: Waste360

Infinity Recycling (“IRC”), a growth capital platform dedicated to investing in circular economy solutions, is delighted to announce the successful final close of its Circular Plastics Fund I SCSp (“CPF”). The final close exceeded the fund’s €150 million target, securing […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

An advanced grid requires regulatory innovation

May 13, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

Spring and fall represent perhaps the quietest time for the energy sector – after the threat of harsh winter storms quiets and the intense summer heat is still in the distance. But this year, spring has brought with it the […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

The future of work in the energy and utilities industry

May 13, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

A wave of automation is transforming industries worldwide, and the energy and utilities sector is no exception. In this dynamic industry landscape, automation and digital transformation are paving the way for profound advancements. At the same time, they’re revolutionizing job […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania issues guidelines on using energy storage to boost distribution grid reliability

April 9, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

On August 24, 2023, the PUC agreed to develop a policy statement that includes a definition of energy storage assets and resources and clarifies when such resources can be deployed and who should own them. At a public meeting on […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

South Carolina advances bill that could spur gas power for Duke, Dominion utilities, hamper solar

April 9, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

South Carolina lawmakers are advancing sweeping energy legislation that could spur gas-fired development for Santee Cooper and Dominion Energy and Duke Energy utilities, while potentially hampering solar development in the state. Renewable energy developers such as EnergyRe and Pine Gate […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities must come clean about the full value of community solar

March 28, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

Millions of electric customers are on the cusp of gaining access to the benefits of local, clean solar energy as state legislatures in at least eight states across the country consider bills that would allow third-party community solar development for […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Local solar power: how solar pv can transform your utility

March 25, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

In today’s rapidly evolving energy landscape, utilities face various challenges, from shifting load patterns due to electrification to meeting renewable portfolio standards (RPS). Within this context, integrating solar photovoltaic (PV) systems is a transformative resource for utilities seeking to navigate […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California lawmakers backpedal on income-based utility charges as IOUs, others propose alternatives

March 19, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

Some California lawmakers have proposed repealing a measure the legislature approved in 2022 that would protect low-income customers and beneficial electrification from electricity rates that are now the nation’s third highest. The income graduated fixed charge, or IGFC, was proposed […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

South Fork Wind becomes first US utility-scale offshore wind farm to complete construction

March 18, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

South Fork Wind, a joint Eversource and Ørsted project, began construction in early 2022 and installed its first monopile foundation in June. The project isn’t fully complete, as commissioning is still ongoing, but it is the first utility-scale offshore wind […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Indiana Utility Will Convert Remaining Coal Units to Burn Natural Gas

March 14, 2024

Via: PowerMag

A major Indiana utility said it’s preparing to switch its remaining coal-fired power plant to burn natural gas. AES Indiana on March 12 said the two coal-burning units at its Petersburg Generating Station, in Pike County in southwestern Indiana about […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

IRA implementation is still suffering from regulatory uncertainty, executives say

March 1, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

“I think [the IRA] is going to be a little bit like Obamacare,” Whitehouse said. “To be a Republican you had to hate Obamacare, and you had to say that you wanted to repeal Obamacare, until a certain tipping point […]


Basic Services, Civil Service

Biden’s new data security order leaves industry officials, privacy advocates scratching their heads

March 1, 2024

Via: FCW

Implementing the executive order will involve crafting new legal mechanisms for data transfers while assuaging ongoing privacy concerns. Read More on FCW


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Princess Cruises Installs Food Waste Biodigesters

March 1, 2024

Via: Waste360

Power Knot Ocean, the market leader for onsite organic waste management solutions in the marine environment, announced today the successful deployment of 26 of its machines aboard Princess Cruises’ latest luxury cruise ship, the Sun Princess. The integration of Power […]