In Lead-up to SoCalGas Pipeline Completion, CR&R Environmental Begins Using Carbon-Neutral Renewable Natural Gas

Energy

In Lead-up to SoCalGas Pipeline Completion, CR&R Environmental Begins Using Carbon-Neutral Renewable Natural Gas

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Natural gas from anaerobic digester now fueling CR&R’s waste-hauling trucks

Pipeline project slated for June completion; renewable natural gas supply will be directly interconnected with and piped into the SoCalGas system for the first time

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and waste management company CR&R Environmental today announced that renewable  … Read More

Soundscapes of the Sea

Water

Soundscapes of the Sea

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In the water industry we often discuss the topic of acoustic monitoring in the context of leak detection. However, acoustic sensors are being used today for a multitude of other applications. One of the more intriguing uses is as an underwater listening device to determine the vitality of coastal ecosystems.

The  … Read More

Secretary Zinke Takes Immediate Action to Advance American Energy Independence

Energy

Secretary Zinke Takes Immediate Action to Advance American Energy Independence

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Today, US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed two secretarial orders to advance American energy independence. The Secretary’s orders foster responsible development of coal, oil, gas, and renewable energy on federal and Tribal lands and initiate review of agency actions directed by President Trump’s executive order entitled “Promoting Energy  … Read More

And the Winner Is…

Waste

And the Winner Is…

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I’m at SWANApalooza this week. The number of experts in the fields of zero waste, landfill gas and biogas, landfills, and the Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is astounding. It would take way too long for me to go through all that I’ve seen and learned, but I believe I  … Read More

Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Index Tracks 24 Percent Decline in Carbon Emissions

Energy

Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Index Tracks 24 Percent Decline in Carbon Emissions

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Sponsors Performance Tracking Tool for US Power Plants

During Carnegie Mellon Energy Week, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) Americas President & CEO Paul Browning unveiled the initial results of a new Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) index measuring carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. electrical power generation sector.  … Read More

CxA Credential Achieves DOE Recognition, ANSI Accreditation

Energy

CxA Credential Achieves DOE Recognition, ANSI Accreditation

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“Cements the CxA as the preeminent commissioning credential for new and existing buildings.”

The AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) announced that its CxA credential achieved accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as well as becoming a recognized certification by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Guidelines program.

ACG’s CxA, or  … Read More

Just Don’t Call It Wastewater

Water

Just Don’t Call It Wastewater

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“Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it,” Mark Twain famously said. It often seems everyone talks about recycling water, too, but too few—especially now with the widespread perception that the drought is over in many places—really practice it.

Twain (after whom a New York golf course  … Read More

The Benefits of Pressure Management Analytics for AMI Systems

Water

The Benefits of Pressure Management Analytics for AMI Systems

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When looking at the features of an AMI system, utilities should consider the benefits of pressure management analytics, says Joe Ball, director of water solutions marketing for Itron, Liberty Lake, WA. “A pressure management system can be helpful because some utilities have an issue with pressure zones,” explains Ball. “It’s  … Read More

Buzzed on Drones

Construction

Buzzed on Drones

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I love drones. I own a drone. Apparently, a number of industries are loving drones, and a lot more are about to. That’s why I’m urging you to check out the new series of feature articles that the website Construction Dive is publishing titled, “Drones in Construction: Everything You Need  … Read More

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