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Alliant Energy Adds Solar and Battery System at DNR Site near Sauk City

New clean energy alternative to power buildings on Black Hawk Unit property
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MADISON, WI, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – An Alliant Energy solar generation and battery storage project will provide power to a park building and cabin when they reopen later this year just south of Sauk City, Wisconsin. The new system replaces an overhead line that previously brought electricity to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) structures. 

UPS Flight Forward, CVS to Launch Residential Drone Delivery Service in Florida Retirement Community to Assist in Coronavirus Response

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) and CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS.N) today said UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community, home to more than 135,000 residents. The service will use Matternet’s M2 drone system.

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Black & Veatch’s Connected Data Real-Time Mapping Technology Keeps Projects Moving and Workers Safe

Global engineering company leads the way in safety with COVID-19 crisis-management tool
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, has developed a geospatial tracking tool to additionally safeguard field services and construction crews during the current COVID-19 global health crisis.

Black & Veatch NextGen Ag Develops Sustainable Infrastructure for Cultivated Meat Company

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Global food production is responsible for more than a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture uses half the world’s habitable land and consumes 70 percent of its freshwater withdrawals.

FedEx Aircraft Mechanic Puts Engineering Skills to Work Building Intubation Boxes for Use With COVID-19 Patients

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“I can build one of those things myself.”

That’s what went through Shawn Yarbro’s head when his wife, a nurse, told him about the need at hospitals for something called an intubation box. It’s a shield of sorts, for protecting healthcare workers from infection while performing the process of intubating a patient.

A high percentage of COVID-19 patients require this procedure in order to clear their airway so they can breathe. And it’s a pretty risky process, exposing hospital staff to a risk of infection.

Black & Veatch Addresses Mine Water Management

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Water is a critical element within the mining industry; in fact, mine water management is one of the largest challenges facing miners today. But with climate change altering the rules of the game, miners are encountering new challenges as they strive to use water resources to the highest efficiency – the World Economic Forum named climate change and weather-related risks as the top five biggest threats in its 2020 Global Risks Report.

New Virtual Learning Response Fund Enlists the Private Sector to Support Remote Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To aid school systems implementing remote learning initiatives resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association launched the Virtual Learning Response Fund. 

Tetra Tech’s Jason J. Cook Discusses the Importance of Industrial Control System Cybersecurity

Leading with Science in highly available critical infrastructure systems
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Jason Cook is a senior project manager with Tetra Tech and is a Professional Engineer and Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Designer for critical infrastructure supporting data centers and critical missions.

Tetra Tech’s Vincent Holloway Discusses Advanced IT Solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense

Acquiring and delivering advanced information technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense
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Vincent Holloway is Vice President, Defense Information Technology (IT) Services in Tetra Tech’s Arlington, Virginia, office. He has more than 30 years of experience working with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in various technical, management, and leadership positions. His experience includes more than 20 years as an Army Signal Corps Officer in technical and tactical assignments around the world, including his final assignment at the Defense Information Systems Agency.

Tetra Tech’s Craig Gianoli Discusses Designing Secure Mission Critical Facilities

Designing mission critical facilities that accommodate current and future needs and offering innovative solutions that up the ante within the sector
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Craig is the Sydney-based market sector lead for mission-critical services at Norman Disney & Young, A Tetra Tech Company (NDY), part of the Tetra Tech High Performance Buildings Group. He supports the business with his technical expertise in high-voltage networks, and fault-tolerant and renewable energy systems and microgrids.
 

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