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Utilities Find Data at the Center of Operations, Launching the Grid Analytics Market to $2.31 Billion

September 13, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

Santa Clara, Calif. – As data becomes central to new business models in the energy utility sector, the global grid analytics market is expected to accelerate from $1.15 billion in 2018 to $2.31 billion in 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)…

Global Power Industry Contracts in Q2 2019: Wind Technology a Flat Growth

September 12, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

Wind technology contracts activity in Q2 2019 saw 236 contracts announced, marking a flat growth over the last four-quarter average of 237, according…

World Energy Scenarios 2019 Launched

September 9, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

Global Energy Demand on Track to Peak Between 2020 and 2025 September 9, 2019 – Today the World Energy Council in collaboration with Accenture Strategy…

An Olympian Achievement: Los Angeles Zeroes in on Emissions-Free Bus Fleet

September 6, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When Los Angeles hosts the Summer Olympic Games in 2028, city officials are hoping its zero-emissions bus fleet will share a bit of the spotlight with the world’s best athletes. Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is starting the journey…

Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire as Firms Give Low Marks to Quality of New Worker Pipeline

August 28, 2019 - in Featured, News, People

Firms Are Boosting Pay and Benefits, Adding New Training Programs and Adopting New Technologies to Cope, but Labor Shortages Threaten Broader Economic Growth as Officials Outline Federal Measures to Help   Eighty percent of construction firms report they…

Renewables ‘Eliminate’ Base Load Reliance in South Australia

August 28, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Picture: Nathan Rodriguez.   An Australian state once ridiculed for its reliance on renewable energy sources is being used as a global example of how traditional “base load” generation can be eliminated from the electricity supply system. South Australia…

New Rider Data Shows How Public Transit Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Pollutant Emissions

August 28, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transit, Transportation

Public transit has long been an answer for people looking to leave their car at home and reduce their air pollution emissions. But now, with better rider tracking tools, the University of Utah and the Utah Transit Authority can better answer the question:…

National League of Cities Report Backs Congestion Pricing

August 27, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

A new 24-page report issued by the National League of Cities on August 7 recommends congestion pricing as a key tool for “solving the growing infrastructure crisis in American cities, towns, and villages.” [Above photo by the New York City Department of…

Report: Cost of Congestion to Hit $200B in 2025

August 27, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

If more Americans are working, a new report confirms, more of us are also tied up in traffic. The picture is painted clearly in the 2019 Urban Mobility Report, published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Along with illustrating the problem,…

Stormwater Management System Protects University of Michigan Campus

August 26, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The system protects university buildings from potential floods while benefiting the environment and the city of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan’s Central Campus is a gathering spot for students and visitors. It’s also a stormwater collection point…