Tag: infrastructure

The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.

Placing UPS Battery Backups Outside

Placing UPS Battery Backups Outside

The rapid growth of integrated networks and systems has led to an increasing demand for dependable and continuous power. To support a reliable supply of electrical energy to power these networks and systems in the event of an outage on the electric grid, the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system serves

Guest Editorial: A Global WasteCon

Guest Editorial: A Global WasteCon

For much of the past year, SWANA’s hard working staff and leadership have been promoting the very unique WASTECON taking place in Baltimore on September 25–27. What makes it unique? We are co-hosting our big annual conference with the ISWA World Congress, for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Separate, But Not Equal

Separate, But Not Equal

As technology changes our lives, so too it changes our trash, necessitating new methods and new equipment in order to process it. Until the processes and equipment can keep up, challenges and issues will plague the industry.

The One Thing that Unites our Increasingly Divided Country

The One Thing that Unites our Increasingly Divided Country

If I remember it correctly, it goes like this: If you’re standing on your porch naked and the neighbors can’t see you, it’s rural. If you’re standing on your front porch naked and the neighbors call the cops, it’s suburban. And if you’re standing on your front porch naked and

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Municipal leaders again recognize Sensus AMI solution for smart city innovation

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS).

The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of

Solar Eclipse Essentials

Solar Eclipse Essentials

Not only has the US become more energy dependent since the last total solar eclipse took place in 1979, its energy infrastructure has become increasingly reliant on solar energy. So what will happen on August 21st when the sun is temporarily obscured by the moon?

According to the Solar Energy

Machine Control: The New Normal

Machine Control: The New Normal

Mike Bowman, president of M & C Excavating in Fountaintown, IN, has used machine control technology in his business for some time. “If you’re going to be competitive, you will have to get into this,” he says. “I don’t think you’re going to have a choice. It’s a big player

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