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Economy and Human Welfare to Grow Under IRENA’s 2050 Energy Transformation Roadmap

April 17, 2018 - in Energy, Featured

Berlin, Germany, 17 April 2018 – Increasing the speed of global renewable energy adoption by at least a factor of six – critical to meeting energy-related emission reduction needs of the Paris Climate Agreement – can limit global temperature rise to…

Getting the Lights Back On in Puerto Rico: The Army Corps and Fluor Mount Massive Grid Restoration After Hurricane Maria

April 16, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 2017, was the worst natural disaster ever to befall the U.S. commonwealth, and also the…

Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Finalists Announced

April 16, 2018 - in Awards, Featured, News

Chicago, IL: The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) is pleased to announce the projects that have been selected as finalists in the…

Water Tariffs Will Need to Rise by 5.9% a Year to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, New GWI Report Finds

April 16, 2018 - in Featured, Water

Oxford, UK - A new market report published by GWI has found that water tariffs will need to increase by 5.9% each year in order to generate the $449 billion of annual investment required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation by…

EIA Releases April’s U.S. Short-Term Energy Forecast and 2018 Summer Fuels Outlook

April 11, 2018 - in Energy, Featured

Dr. Linda Capuano, Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, issued the following comments on EIA’s April 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook and the 2018 Summer Fuels Outlook, which was released on Tuesday: The full STEO can be downloaded…

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13 – “Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility”

April 5, 2018 - in Featured, Transportation

Each year in the spring, National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is held to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in work zones. Since 1999, FHWA has worked with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

World Green Building Council and China Green Building Council Announce Partnership to Accelerate Commitment to Reduce Carbon in the World’s Largest Building Market

April 4, 2018 - in Featured, News

Zhuhai, China  - World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and China Green Building Council (China GBC) announce partnership to collaborate efforts to increase green buildings around the world and reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.   This partnership…

Current-Year Spending Bill Adds Billions to Highway, Transit, Rail, Air, Grant Programs

March 28, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

Congress approved a government-wide spending measure for the 2018 fiscal year that began Oct. 1 and included billions of dollars in additional funds for federal-aid highway, transit, rail and transportation grant programs. After negotiating the deal and releasing…

The Evolution of Wind Power in 2017

March 27, 2018 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

The Evolution of Wind Power is the result of a cooperation between The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and renewable energy software company Greenbyte. The interactive map reveals the cumulative installed capacity per country, continent and the world between…

IRENA to Help Deliver Low-Carbon 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China

March 26, 2018 - in Featured, News, Projects

Zhangjiakou, China: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has today signed a co-operation agreement with the People’s Government of Hebei Province, China to provide the city of Zhangjiakou with a renewable energy roadmap that will support its…