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Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Strives to Adapt, Embrace the Concept of “New Energy”

Strategic Directions Report finds the industry focused on evolving business needs
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Global engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch’s newly released 2018 Strategic Directions: Electric Report explores the progress made by the industry as it addresses a rapidly changing customer base, commercial defection from the grid and a regulatory landscape challenged to support new market realities.

FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®

Summary: 
  • Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV
  • Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant
  • Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022
Press Release
  • Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV
  • Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant
  • Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022

The Highway Of The Future Might Someday Start In Georgia

By Betty Joita
Article

Georgia, somewhere to the edge of Alabama. That is where the living laboratory for the highways of the future might come to be, thanks to the Ray C.

Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway

By John R. Quain
Article

If you want to see what the highway of the future might look like, then you only need to drive down to Georgia.

The Next-Generation Logistics Network

Take a closer look at how UPS is bringing the global smart logistics network to life.
Blog

In 2017, UPS aligned its technology and engineering functions into one organization and named Juan Perez its Chief Information and Engineering Officer.

Perez leads a team of UPS engineers and IT professionals who are laser-focused on building the company’s smart logistics network of the future.

Read his thoughts below on how innovation and sustainability became part of the UPS DNA.

Schools, Parks, Beaches to Get EV Charging Stations

SCE’s pilot program would add approximately 370 charge ports over two years.
Blog

Southern California Edison is seeking state approval for a two-year pilot program to add hundreds of new electric vehicle charging stations at schools and state recreation area parking lots.

How The Ray Is Building a Greener Highway

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.
Summary: 

The Ray, an environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.

Article

The Ray, an environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.

Electrification Project by Duke Energy and Golden State Foods to Save Fuel and Lower Emissions

Summary: 
  • Garner distribution center to host truck electrification facility in Wake County, North Carolina
  • Project to save roughly 80,000 gallons of fuel a year
Press Release
  • Garner distribution center to host truck electrification facility in Wake County, North Carolina
  • Project to save roughly 80,000 gallons of fuel a year

Michigan Utilities Look to Lower Rates Through EV Time of Use Charging

Article

Michigan is moving ahead of other Midwest states as its two largest utilities propose a combined $20.5 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure.

A key aspect to the three-year plans from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy is incentivizing EV drivers to charge at home during off-peak hours at night. With preliminary data so far, the utilities say that with more customers driving EVs, program incentives could drive down rates for all customers by millions of dollars.

National Grid Releases Plans for Innovation, Customer Opportunities, and a Clean Energy Future

NY Utilities Submit Distributed System Implementation Plans That Support Making New York the National Energy Leader with a Safe, Clean, Modern System
Press Release

National Grid has submitted its 2018 Distributed System Implementation Plan, providing a detailed roadmap for building the capabilities necessary to integrate more distributed energy resources, support markets for innovative products and services, and drive further progress toward New York’s clean energy goals. 

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