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CenturyLink to hold big data, cloud security forums for CIOs

CenturyLink is going educate more of the IT community about the emerging cloud services trends that are affecting IT departments inside businesses via a multi-city tour that will feature industry analysts and the telco's customers.

7 Cover Letter Tips to Catch an Employer's Eye

A crucial part of job preparation is preparing a cover letter that impresses potential employers. Your resume is equally important, but a perfectly-written introductory letter that is engaging and in line with what the employer is looking for in a future employee can be a make-or-break factor in landing your dream career. Show More Summary

Int’l Roundup: KPN, du, Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent

Not much going on in the US fiber and telecom market early this week, so let's look overseas for a bit of news:... [visit site to read more]

Granite, MetTel argue for wholesale ILEC voice access, say it ensures business service choice

Granite Telecommunications and MetTel, two competitive service providers that focus on serving multi-site business customers, have asked the FCC to ensure that ILECs like AT&T, CenturyLink, and Verizon provide an equivalent TDM-based voice service post IP transition.

#EnergyChat Webinar: Can Carbon Capture and Storage Deliver?

Carbon capture and storage technology promises fossil fuels without the carbon dioxide. But can the fledgling technology deliver on this promise? On May 27th, I hosted an Energy Collective #EnergyChat webinar, sponsored by Shell, on precisely this topic. read more

Goodbye Mercury Rule, Hello Clean Power Plan?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suffered a major setback on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court doled out its ruling in Michigan v. EPA. The Court found that the EPA’s decision to ignore the $10 billion dollar annual price tag of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standard for power plants was unreasonable. read more

Investors Pushing for Methane Emissions Rules Now Worth $1.5 Trillion

California public school teachers and religious charities. New York police officers and firefighters. A college endowment. What do all of these groups have in common? They happen to be investors representing $1.5 trillion in assets under management for retirees and workers – and they’re calling for strong rules to limit harmful methane emissions from the oil […]

Financing Energy Storage: Taking Cues From the Success of PV

When it comes to solar project finance, the PV market is in the midst of a small golden age of sorts. Tax equity funds and PPAs are now joined by asset-backed securities, the potential for MLP status, loans, community solar, PACE financing, and solar bonds as some of the tools that can back solar projects. read more

California Grid Expected to Maintain Reliability despite Drought

According to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the bulk power system in the state of California is not expected to lose any grid reliability this summer, despite a long-lasting drought that has lowered hydroelectric generation. read more

Amazon just beat Apple in winning the smart home 

12 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Amazon has just outmaneuvered Apple when it comes to the smart home. The e-commerce giant last week announced the general availability of its Echo device that lets people talk to a speaker the size of a Pringles can to control their connected home gadgets and get answers to questions they might ask. Two days later […]

On Bill McKibben, The New Yorker & Reducing Carbon On the Electric Grid

Matt Wald The following is a guest post from Matt Wald, senior director of policy analysis and strategic planning at NEI. Follow Matt on Twitter at @MattLWald.Last month Bill McKibben wrote in The New Yorker magazine about a family in...Show More Summary

Dealing with Very Strange Interview Questions

A strange interview question can catch you off guard and force you to come up with an answer right on the spot — which may be exactly what the employer is hoping for. A curveball gives the employer the opportunity to observe your reaction to stress and gauge your ability to communicate in a difficult situation. Show More Summary

Hudson Fiber Takes the Subway in NYC Fiber Expansion

When Tiger Infrastructure Partners moved in with Hudson Fiber Network last September, I wondered what the company might use its new resources on. We learned the answer to that question today, as the company revealed an expansion into the dark fiber market in Manhattan.... [visit site to read more]

Biosolid Drying System Turns Revenue Drain into Revenue Source

A mid-sized Arkansas city has eliminated transportation and landfill costs associated with biosolid waste disposal by using Therma-Flite’s Bio-Scru thermal dryer. The city needed a system that could transform biosolids into Class A product. The city’s previous treatment system consisted of an advanced nutrient removal system and the production of Class B waste, which was […]

Eriez Opens Dedicated Recycling Test Center

Eriez has launched a purpose-built recycling separation test center at its European headquarters near Caerphilly in South Wales, UK, which allows customers to test their materials and see how Eriez magnetic separators can help recover more materials and improve profits for the recycling industry, the company says. Efficient separation of materials has historically been a […]

How Companies Can Adapt to Climate Change

Climate change poses a host of risks to businesses, from infrastructure damage caused by extreme weather events to increased price volatility of raw materials and reputational risks. A McKinsey & Company report outlines these risks — and what leading companies are doing to turn these risk into a competitive advantage. Volkswagen, for example, is investing […]

AkzoNobel’s Carbon Credits Methodology Wins Environmental Award

AkzoNobel’s carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings. The first of its kind within the shipping industry, the carbon credits methodology is based on ship owners converting existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling system to a premium, biocide-free advanced hull coating […]

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