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National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever “Virtual Preservation Month”

These 31 days of experiences help people at home enjoy the beauty and comfort of historic places
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May.

Utilities Prepare to Power Up as Electric Vehicles Gain Speed

Exploring the utility opportunity
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Manufacturers have invested billions of dollars in developing electric vehicles (EVs) for both personal and commercial use. Fleet and sustainability managers are increasingly embracing the benefits and EVs are hitting the roads. But with more and more medium and heavy-duty EVs on the market, utilities must invest in the high-powered infrastructure necessary to support these vehicles’ needs.

Medtronic: Innovators Unite

Unexpected Partners Join Forces in Fight Against COVID-19
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Medtronic is creating new ways of working across industries to help bring innovators together and speed the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“COVID-19 is presenting the world with an unprecedented challenge,” said Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha. “So we must take unprecedented steps to meet that challenge. No one company can deliver all that is needed. We will only defeat the virus by acting in unison, with smart and focused strategies for production, allocation, and resourcing.”

Tetra Tech Featured in the EBJ Emerging Technology Issue

Leading with Science® to develop new technologies for a resilient future
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Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) released its 2020 "Emerging Technology & the Environmental Industry" publication. In this issue, Tetra Tech’s President, Dr. Leslie Shoemaker, discussed the growing demand for using innovation and new technologies in our projects and how Tetra Tech focuses on Leading with Science® to develop dynamic tools that address specific operational and business needs and create a social impact.

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

Press Release

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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Benevity App Finalist in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards

More than 600 purpose-driven brands already using Benevity to drive positive business and social impact
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, April 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the  Benevity app was selected as a finalist in the App category of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards.

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.

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