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Diode Ventures Announces Financial Close of Its First Greenfield Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Project

Once constructed, Grizzly Ridge solar installation will help serve increasing demand for renewable energy in Texas
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To help address growing demand for solar energy generation in the southwestern U.S., Diode Ventures (Diode), a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, announced today that has reached financial close on the Grizzly Ridge Solar Project, a nearly 140-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar field located in Hamilton County, Texas. The project was co-developed with RKB Energy, LLC (RKB).

Black & Veatch Expands 'Experts on Demand' to Include Data Center Facility Consulting and Advisory Services

New service offering designed to assist data center operators with upgrading facility infrastructure to meet increased data demand and processing needs
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are increasingly employing more data-intensive applications to conduct business and serve their customers, driving a growing need to upgrade or modernize their enterprise data center infrastructure. To better address the changing needs of its clients, Black & Veatch announces today that it has added data center facility consulting and advisory services to its Experts on Demand micro-consulting platform.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Focus of New Black & Veatch eBook

Free download explores essential technologies for the creation of flexible, reliable communications networks supporting smart transportation
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June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The rise of digitization and smart technologies such as advanced driver-assistance systems, smart sensors and other Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are transforming the world of transportation as we know it.

Robot Flying Squad Takes Off

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They’re becoming an increasingly common sight on the horizon – giant turbines towering imperiously over open countryside as wind power is embraced as an effective alternative to fossil fuels.

But wind turbines need regular maintenance. They are exposed to extreme conditions including lightning, UV radiation, snow, hail, and storms, which can damage them and affect their performance.

Black & Veatch Analysis of Carbon-Neutrality Projects Informs Sacramento Municipal Utility District's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan

Leader in decarbonization planning assessed a range of zero-carbon generation projects for SMUD in detailed utility analysis
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Zero-carbon technologies, including carbon capture, energy storage, hydrogen, solar and wind, will allow the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to achieve its goals of zero-carbon emissions in its electricity supply by 2030, finds a recent analysis by decarbonization solutions leader Black & Veatch.

Black & Veatch Completes Commissioning on World's First Zero-Water Consumption Commercial Data Center

Nautilus Data Technologies’ new data center is highly efficient and sustainable, ushering in new possibilities for data center design
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Digital modernization has led to an explosion in data, driving companies to increasingly seek out reliable, secure data centers that are both resource-efficient and sustainable. Black & Veatch, a global leader in data center engineering and construction, announces today that it has completed commissioning oversight for the world’s first zero water consumption commercial data center.

FedEx Talks Tech With Robot Innovations

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FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) inspires young people to participate in science and technology to motivate career interest in STEM fields. Each year, FIRST gathers over half a million students around the world for thousands of robotics competitions that culminate at two global championship events. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, FIRST’s 2020 and 2021 seasons were cancelled. However, in 2019, more than 574,000 students participated on over 67,000 FIRST teams.

Protecting Health Care Data Through Shared Responsibility for Data Security

Discussing how to combine privacy and security to protect health IT organizations
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Tetra Tech’s Nolan Morrison, who supported the implementation of the Data Guardian program for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), discusses the importance of collaboration and shared responsibility for protecting personal health information.

Black & Veatch Management Consulting Names New Leaders to Accelerate Growth in Transactions and Infrastructure Modernization

Demand for transaction analysis and infrastructure services leads global management consulting leader to elevate team leaders
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As organizations around the globe work to modernize aging infrastructure, embrace decarbonization and adopt advanced technologies, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, announces today that it has promoted  three leaders to expand its strategic services for new and existing clients.

Eye in the Sky

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CLP’s energy network in Mainland China is widely distributed – drawing from a diversity of sources and spanning thousands of miles across 15 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities of the world’s most populous country.

The task of managing this vast portfolio of energy assets is equally immense. To do it efficiently requires enhanced resources and capabilities, and the application of common standards and processes across the portfolio.

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