The 20th century was a time of extraordinary growth and change. In the first half of that century, relatively new technologies like electricity and telecommunications indelibly altered every aspect of life. In the latter half of the 20th century, computers radically reshaped work and play. read more
Gasoline will continue to power most light duty vehicles through 2040, but consumption will drop 24 percent according to a new report released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Market share will shrink 14 percent due to fuel efficiency and wider adoption of alternative fuels, said the 2014 NACS Future of Fuels report. […]
The USDA says a gradual end to the winter freeze is needed to prevent further damage to the country’s wheat crop. US wheat futures have firmed in recent weeks over the prospect of a diminished crop caused by persistent cold weather, Reuters reports. Snow cover has protected crops but short-lived warmer weather could melt snows and […]
Energy company Bluesphere has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Alfa Eco to develop turn-key and build-own-operate (BOO) waste-to-energy projects. Alfa Eco will provide turnkey and BOO projects with all required components in place (power purchase agreements, feedstock), while Bluesphere will arrange full financing. Show More Summary
High-performance flashlight company Streamlight and several of its US distribution partners recycled nearly 3,500 pounds of rechargeable batteries during the fourth quarter of 2013, with a year-to-date total of over 10,000 pounds. Streamlight’s...Show More Summary
The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is acquiring the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO). GACSO is a community of corporate professionals who represent established and aspiring sustainability...Show More Summary
AT&T continues to progress with its Project VIP initiative, announcing that it invested $675 million in its wireline and wireless networks in Nevada between 2011 and 2013 to enhance its residential U-verse and next-gen business services.
BioSolve Pinkwater is a proprietary water-based, biodegradable formulation of surfactants and performance additives. In a dilute aqueous solution, Pinkwater creates micro-emulsions (micelles) when vigorously applied to hydrocarbon contaminants. Show More Summary
TelePacific has taken another step forward in its expansion into the lucrative Texas telecom market by expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) footprint into 134 additional Central Offices (COs) through an agreement with fellow CLEC Alpheus Communications.
UL has issued warnings about use of counterfeit UL marks. These include a USB power supply product, Model A1265, marked “Designed by Happy in trauel,” similar to an authorized Apple product; power savers with model numbers CHT-001B,Show More Summary
In 2008 I was inspired to take the plunge and establish a new company. The basis for the business was a series of conversations with high-profile players in the food industry clearly illustrating that there was an urgent, strategic need for tangible, factual data about their environmental impacts to help drive informed operational decisions. At […]
Orange Business has regained its standing as the top global Ethernet provider from BT Global Services on Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.
AT&T recently announced plans to implement what it calls its user-defined network cloud concept, which it says will give customers more control and the ability to add services on-demand. During the recent Mobile World Congress tradeShow More Summary
The U.S. Federal Government has strongly advocated increasing Medium-Heavy Duty (MD/HD) Truck fuel efficiencies and reducing tailpipe carbon emissions. How effective could recent regulatory actions be in significantly reducing future MD/HD Truck fleet petroleum motor fuels consumption? read more
Four years ago, the Cooperative Research Network (CRN), the research arm of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), won a $33.9 million matching research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to deploy more than 250,000 smart grid components at 23 cooperatives in twelve states. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bell has set an ambitious target to pass 60-70 percent of the city's homes with its fiber to the home (FTTH)-based Fioptics product.
Ok the dust has settled a bit since last week’s drama, where it was revealed that Netflix and Comcast came to terms on an interconnection deal where Netflix would pay for traffic delivered directly to the cable MSO’s customers, bypassing transit backbones like that of Cogent. This site’s readers have a uniquely informed viewpoint on […]