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Largest biomass project of its kind underway in MO

Construction is underway on an $80 million renewable energy project that is said to be the largest biomass project of its kind by the developer Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC (RAE). Crews are currently installing impermeable covers on 88 existing lagoons to harvest biogas, or RNG, from Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC (MBM) — the livestock production Continue reading ?

It’s Official: California Moves Grid Planning Toward the Edge

On Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission officially opened a proceeding that will set the ground rules for a multi-year transformation of distribution grid planning (PDF). It’s the first state in the country to take explicit steps to merge the traditional world of distribution grid planning — centralized, one way and predicated on the past Continue reading ?

Who's Afraid of Interoperability?

By: Mike Schabel, VP, Small Cells, Alcatel-Lucent In our never ending quest to deliver higher capacity networks and more effectively deliver a true broadband experience to wireless consumers, our industry continuously engages in vigorous...Show More Summary

Cisco Adjusts to a New Reality

No matter how successfully it handles the transition, Cisco won’t be as dominant as it has been in the past.

EV universe expanding

While plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) are now available throughout all of the United States, most Canadian provinces and territories, and every Western European country, they are not readily accessible in the Asia-Pacific region, but this will soon change, according to Navigant Research. via EV universe expanding – FierceEnergy.

Light Rail a Bad Choice for Florida County

Randal O'Toole Building a light-rail line at the heart of Florida’s Pinellas County, as the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority proposes to do, is like building an ordinary home but making the walls, ceiling and floors of the hallway out of solid gold. Show More Summary

Florida's Energy Efficiency and Solar Resources Are Ripe For The Picking

Florida’s energy efficiency and solar energy resources are as plentiful as the fruit on their trees. Taking advantage of these resources will not only help Florida, a state uniquely vulnerable to climate change, comply with the Clean Power Plan. It will do all kinds of great things for the Sunshine State. read more

Corporate Buyers Demonstrate Demand for Renewables, Now it’s Time for the Market to Catch Up

Last month, twelve major corporations announced a combined goal of buying 8.4 million megawatt hours of renewable energy each year, and called for market changes to make these large-scale purchases possible. Their commitment shows that demand for renewables has reached the big time. read more

Equinix adds CloudSigma to Cloud Exchange, broadens cloud-service reach

Equinix has taken another step toward providing more cloud services to enterprises through its growing network of data centers by adding CloudSigma, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, to its Cloud Exchange.

Oregon's Canby Telcom gets into the 1 Gig fiber broadband game

Canby Telcom, a regional telco serving the northern Willamette Valley of Oregon, is the latest service provider to launch a 1 Gbps-based fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service, providing service to more than 2,500 local residents and businesses.

Milton Hydro Hands Out Free Smart Thermostats As Part Of DR Program

As part of its peaksaver PLUS program, Ontario-based utility Milton Hydro is offering its customers a free ecobee Wi-Fi-enabled Smart Si thermostat that connects to their smart meters. According to ecobee, the Smart Si thermostat will help ratepayers make informed decisions about their home’s energy use, as well as help ease the strain on Ontario’s Continue reading ?

TDS wraps Okla. broadband stimulus project, extends service to 1,350 customers

TDS Telecom continues to charge ahead to its broadband-stimulus-project finish line, announcing that it has completed a project serving a mix of local businesses and about 1,350 area residents around the Oklahoma towns of Cyril, Elgin, Fletcher, Inola and Kellyville.

C&D Waste Market Moving from Landfilling to Recycling

The construction and demolition (C&D) waste market in Central and Eastern Europe is in a growing phase and is expected to rapidly develop at a CAGR of nearly 10 percent from 2012 to 2020, according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan. As the economic situation in the region improves, the market tenders vast investment into […]

New to the Nuclear Industry, Advocating for the Future

The following post was provided by Christina Baworowsky for NEI’s Powered by Our People promotion. Powered by Our People is part of the Future of Energy campaign that NEI launched earlier this year. This promotion aims to communicate innovation in our nation’s nuclear facilities in the voices of the people working at them. Show More Summary

As Coal Declines, U.S. Poised for Leadership in LNG Exports

Just last year we noted that the U.S. was poised to become a major exporter of liquid natural gas. We saw another step in that direction as the DoE announced that it had conditionally authorized Oregon-based LNG Development Co., LLC to export LNG to countries without a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. read more

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 18 August 2014

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

More timely geoscience and environmental science news articles plus a healthy serving of educational displacement behavior from Elaine and Spot. Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward to them. A quick email to geosciences-bboard@att.net with the word "subscribe" in the...

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