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PHGE Large Frame Gassiciation Plant

Waste-to-Energy Plant to Cut Carbon Footprint, Create New Revenue Stream

A waste-to-energy plant built by PHG Energy will reduce a Sevier Solid Waste facility’s carbon footprint by more than 450 tons of CO2 emissions annually, according to EPA calculators. Sevier Solid Waste in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee engaged PHG Energy to build the biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more … Read more »

Utility Deploys Innovyze’s Smart Water Technology

Innovyze’s smart water network modeling technology has been chosen by the Water Authority of Dickson County, Tennessee, to help the water authority improve capital and business planning. The WADC will use InfoWater to support its large-scale, enterprise-wide geospatial water distribution network modeling and management needs. WADC engineering manager Michael W. … Read more »

AECOM

AECOM-CH2M Joint Venture Awarded Environmental Cleanup at Oak Ridge

An AECOM-led joint venture with CH2M, commonly known as UCOR, has been authorized by the US Department of Energy to perform optional work within an existing contract to continue cleanup of Tennessee’s Oak Ridge Reservation. Since beginning work in August 2011, UCOR’s mission has been to remove environmental hazards and … Read more »

Unilever

Unilever, CSC Sugar Cut Carbon Emissions, Trucking Miles

CSC Sugar helped the Unilever Covington plant cut its CO2 emissions by more than 1.5 million pounds per year by reducing total trucking miles, using of a new short haul trailer and opening a new raw sugar supply route. In 2014 CSC Sugar relocated its manufacturing facility from Missouri to … Read more »

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch Manages Superfund Cleanup

Black & Veatch will manage the construction of a groundwater treatment system that will soon begin at the Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, Tennessee. The EPA says land clearing and other site preparation activities are currently underway. The treatment plant building will be constructed this month, followed by the installation … Read more »

Nuclear Industry Calls Clean Power Plan Unfair

States and energy utilities say the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan – designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions – would penalize nuclear energy, a sector that produces no greenhouse gases, according to the Washington Examiner. The Clean Power Plan is intended to produce a 30 percent cut in power-sector emissions … Read more »

AEP, Duke Top Power Plant Carbon Pollution List

AEP, Duke Top Power Plant Carbon Pollution List

American Electric Power emitted the most carbon from power plants in 2012 — some 141,226,882 tons of CO2 — followed by Duke Energy at 134,277,330 tons, according to a report on US power plant carbon pollution. Benchmarking Air Emissions says the top five — AEP, Duke, Southern Company, NRG and … Read more »

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VW Wins Gold Medal Award

Volkswagen Group’s low CO2 fleet and LEED platinum automotive plant, among other environmental initiatives, have earned the carmaker a World Environment Center Gold Medal award. The WEC says it awarded VW with a Gold Medal for its holistic approach to sustainability across all aspects of its operations. This includes following … Read more »

EV Charging station

Contract Wins: ABB, Tetra Tech, Harsco, GBB

ABB has won a contract to supply chargers for more than 200 nationwide Fastned electric vehicle fast-charging stations in the Netherlands. The roll-out will bring a charging station within 50 kilometers of all 16.7 million inhabitants in the country. ABB will supply Fastned with 50 kW Terra 52 or Terra 53 … Read more »