The insights uncovered in Black & Veatch’s 2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report demonstrate a growing awareness among communities and utilities that modern, digital infrastructure such as data collection networks, infrastructure automation and advanced communication systems are the key components of today’s smart city initiatives. It is only through these systems that cities and utilities can optimize operations to realize the promise of the smart city – and create a sustainable future.
When Kansas City Public Schools entered into an energy savings project with Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, the project consisted of building upgrades in 37 district buildings, designed to address building maintenance and energy efficiency issues.
Museum recognized for its energy efficient approach, lowering carbon footprint and reducing energy cost
ST. PAUL, Minn., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The award recognizes the museum’s long-term commitment to providing a learning atmosphere with minimal impact on the environment.
Business leaders join together in opposing rollbacks to Ohio’s clean energy standards, emphasizing statewide economic and health benefits
January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Senate is moving quickly to act on legislation that would undercut Ohio’s clean energy economy. In response, major businesses, investors, healthcare providers and trade associations representing nearly 200,000 employees are gathering to voice their firm opposition to legislation that would roll back the state’s clean energy standards.
New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.
In the chronicles of Great Britain’s energy industry, 2017 will go down as a significant year. At a time already characterized by change and uncertainty, two events stand out. One signals a break with the past; the other suggests the shape of things to come.
In April, for the first time ever, Britain’s National Grid ran for 24 hours without any coal-generated power. In September, for the first time ever, the cost of wind power in Britain fell below that of nuclear power.
Team Members at The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo participated in the Green Ideas Challenge conducted by the property sustainability team. Approximately 180 ideas were submitted from various departments, and the goal is to implement the top three ideas in 2018. The first place idea was to repurpose or donate slightly damaged items from guest suites to a local charity, second place was to replace continuously running dish washing nozzles in the employee din
Energy Provider’s Third Wind Project Adds 44 Megawatts of Renewable Energy – Enough to Serve 17,000 Residents
CARO, Mich., January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced today that Cross Winds® Energy Park II in Tuscola County’s Columbia Township began serving customers and contributing 44 megawatts of renewable energy in Michigan.
New Black & Veatch company focuses on data analytics to drive efficiency
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Responding to the widening importance of Big Data analytics across the global business landscape, leading engineering, construction and consulting company Black & Veatch today launched Atonix Digital™ LLC. Atonix Digital is a wholly-owned subsidiary tasked with delivering transformational, data-driven solutions for clients.
CSR IN CLEAN ENERGY: What are India’s top companies up to?
Approximately 300 million people in India are estimated to lack access to energy with an even higher number experiencing intermittent access. Since a majority of the population resides in rural areas, energy access acquires strategic importance for poverty reduction, quality of human capital, livelihood opportunities, inclusive economic development and social justice.