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Droughts and Blackouts: How Water Shortages Cost India Enough Energy to Power Sri Lanka

July 27, 2017 - in Energy

India is making great strides to aggressively expand its renewable energy capacity. But the country's power sector remains highly reliant on thermoelectric plants, with high demand for water for cooling. That means that droughts, like the one caused last year…

Wind and Solar in March Accounted for 10% of U.S. Electricity Generation for First Time

June 15, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

For the first time, monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) exceeded 10% of total…

Scuderi Clean Energy Files Patent to Sell Electricity via Cogeneration

May 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 25, 2016—Scuderi Clean Energy (SCE) today announced it has filed a United States patent application for a new method of…

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

March 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

NEW ORLEANS, March 20, 2015—Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala. has been named Electricity Project of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.)…

EPA Recognizes CH2M HILL Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users

September 25, 2014 - in Corporate, Renewables

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 24, 2014 — CH2M HILL has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership, committing to purchase renewable energy to supply its operations. This commitment supports CH2M HILL's belief that renewable power has…

Adjustments to Dam Operation Has Huge Impact on Salmon

February 25, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Water

By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period, according to a study published Feb.…

Open Spatial Announces the Release of Munsys Ai 10.6

October 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Open Spatial today announced the release of Munsys Ai 10.6. The Open Spatial solutions include a central database with pre-defined Oracle Spatial data models and integrated applications for the management of water, sewer, drainage, cadastral, roads and electricity…

STAR-APIC Wins 3D Smart City Contract in Morocco

August 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

1Spatial, the Spatial Big Data Company which manages some of the world's largest spatial data, is pleased to announce STAR-APIC has been selected to deliver its Elyx 3D Smart City solution to manage the water, sewage and electricity networks for the municipalities…

Water-Smart Power: Why Our Power Plant Choices Matter in a Warming, Water-Constrained World

July 31, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

In a future of growing climate change impacts and water strains, the water implications of our electricity choices are way worth paying attention to. A new report from the UCS-organized Energy and Water in a Warming World initiative (EW3) tells it like it…

Los Angeles Maps Electricity Use at the Block Level

March 31, 2013 - in Electric Grid, Energy

The University of California at Los Angeles today published a map that brings some clarity to how the city uses electricity, block by block. For consumers, the interactive map shows how each block compares to others and consumption patterns by season. But…