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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 […]


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. […]


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

The utility network pays off your technical debt

June 28, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Pay off your debt. Lower your mortgage. Eliminate your car payment. Even reduce your college loan. Wait. What? No, it can’t do any of that. But it can pay off your technical debt. The father of the Wiki, Ward Cunningham […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Wireless connectivity applications look promising in the healthcare industry

June 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Providing quality medical services in a reliable, secure, economical and efficient manner is a top priority among providers, indicating healthcare applications could capture a substantial share of the wireless connectivity industry over the next few years. The wireless connectivity industry […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

$6.4 Billion Contract for US Department of Energy’s Idaho Cleanup Project Awarded

June 21, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Jacobs was awarded the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), as the majority partner in the Idaho Environmental Coalition LLC (IEC), which includes members from Jacobs and North Wind Portage Inc. Jacobs has supported the U.S. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon Public Sector notches $495M DoD contract

June 17, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon’s Public Sector unit has earned a $495 million deal from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deploy switches, routers, firewalls and edge computing capabilities, as well as managed services, to support the DoD’s research and high-performance computing facilities. […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California utilities object to fossil fuel requirements in proposed 11.5 GW procurement package

June 15, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The CPUC’s proposals aim to ensure that California has adequate resources to maintain grid reliability during the middle of the decade, after the roughly 2,200 MW Diablo Canyon nuclear plant is retired by 2025. In addition, more than 3,700 MW […]