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Report Outlines More than 78,600 Clean Energy and Transportation Jobs in 2013

March 12, 2014 - in Energy, Projects, Transportation

More than 78,600 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in 2013 at 260 projects tracked by the nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). Solar power generation was the year’s top sector with more than 21,600 jobs announced.…

American Electric Power Chooses Bentley Substation to Increase Design Efficiencies, Improve Collaboration

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced…

Merrick & Company Awarded Multi-Year Program with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

March 12, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Merrick & Company’s Surveying team is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a multi-year program with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (Alyeska)…

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Visualizes Smart Grid with Space-Time Insight’s Situational Intelligence Software

March 11, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

Space‐Time Insight, the leading provider of next‐generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has implemented Space-Time Insight’s geospatial and visual analytics software. The software…

Gasunie Deutschland and GEOMAGIC Intensify their Cooperation

March 11, 2014 - in Energy, Pipelines

Gasunie has been active in the German market since July 2008. When Gasunie took over the operation of BEB’s transport network, the IT infrastructure for geospatial data was strategically developed. Using the Smallworld GIS and the pipeline application, data…

SiteMonitor4D Supports Teck Coal Production

March 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance, Sensors

Teck Coal, the world’s second largest exporter of steelmaking coal, has implemented a state of the art laser monitoring system at their Fording River Operation in south eastern British Columbia. The SiteMonitor4D system, developed by SiteMonitor Systems…

Saskatchewan Utilities Work to Reduce Damage to Buried Lines

March 10, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects

SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel say they are expanding efforts in 2014 to reduce the number of incidents where damage occurs to buried power, natural gas and telecom lines. The three Crown utilities say they have seen, on average, a rising trend of infrastructure…

Climate Change: Energy Infrastructure Risks and Adaptation Efforts

March 7, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

According to assessments by the National Research Council (NRC) and the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), U.S. energy infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to a range of climate change impacts--particularly infrastructure in areas prone to…

Stimulus Dollars Advance Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy In America’s Cities

March 5, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

Gresham (OR) Mayor Shane Bemis, Bridgeport (CT) Mayor Bill Finch and Carmel (IN) Mayor Jim Brainard presented the survey findings on a national press conference call to highlight local energy innovations championed by mayors in every part of the country. The…

Masdar Institute and MIT Partner to Make Micromachines for Oil Wells

March 3, 2014 - in Energy, Sensors

Scientists from Abu Dhabi and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are at work on tiny sensors no more than four millimetres wide that could be sent deep into oil wells. Dubbed smart-mud, after the drilling fluid that is shot into wells, the sensors would…