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Buckeye Partners Selects Black & Veatch to Build 270-MW Solar Project in Central Texas

Venture reflects continued focus on energy transition and sustainability leadership
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and HOUSTON, January 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ – With a clear focus on creating sustainable energy solutions and value for its stakeholders, Buckeye Partners, L.P. will build a 270-megawatt solar project in central Texas. To develop this critical renewable energy project, which adds to the company’s growing and diversified portfolio of lower-carbon solutions, Houston-based Buckeye has selected Black & Veatch to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the planned Project Parker photovoltaic solar project.

Armed With Emerging Technologies and Sustainability Goals, the Water and Wastewater Industry Is Tackling Emissions


Water tends to be a marker of climate crisis, whether by drought or flooding. But in the United States, water will also play a role in climate mitigation, as the water and wastewater treatment systems we rely on day-to-day currently account for a significant portion of overall emissions.

Grid Modernization: New Black & Veatch eBook Navigates the Path Towards More Resilient, Reliable Electric Systems

Free download offers nine steps that utilities can take to embrace grid modernization
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Shifting generation profiles, climate change, aging infrastructure and cybersecurity continue to challenge the reliability and resilience of electric grids around the world.

Advance Planning, Future-Proofing Key to Unlocking Worldwide Fleet Electrification


As calls for sustainability and global decarbonization rise, the electrification of commercial fleets — many from high-profile companies like Amazon and FedEx — has become commonplace. But as medium- to heavy-duty vehicles continue their transition away from the combustion engine, concerns are rising that power utilities will be unable to meet the increasing demand for electricity supply.

Black & Veatch's IgniteX Start-up Accelerator Announces 2022 Participants

Eight start-ups to speed development of decarbonization, sustainable technology solutions through involvement in the ‘IgniteX Climate Tech Accelerator’
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing the world needs innovative solutions to counter the ongoing climate crisis, Black & Veatch has selected eight promising start-ups to join its IgniteX Climate Tech Accelerator program, which provides funding and support to companies on the cutting edge of climate technology.

Technology Will Not Replace the Construction Workforce, but It Can Improve It


Todays’ telecommunications technology aids in nearly every aspect of our lives — we communicate, get directions and decide where to eat, all with a device we can hold in one hand. Personal technology, created to fill specific needs, is designed to solve our problems and make our lives easier; the same goes for technology in the construction industry, explains a recent article in For Construction Pros.

Black & Veatch's Electric Vehicle Charging Expertise Helps Accelerate 'Charge Ready' in Southern California

EV charging program helps deliver 12 stations to Palm Springs Cathedral City High School
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With communities across Southern California seeking to accelerate electric vehicle adoption efforts, Black & Veatch announces the completion of 12 charging stations at Cathedral City High School (CCHS) in Palm Springs, California. The project, a key component in local decarbonization efforts, was made possible through ‘Charge Ready,’ a program from public utility Southern California Edison (SCE) launched to add charging stations in its service area.

Renewable Natural Gas May Have a Place in the Net-Zero Economy


Those who denounce natural gas as a replacement for clean energy are not incorrect, but the intermittency issues associated with wind and solar make it foolish to ignore natural gas’ role in bridging the energy gap as we transition away from fossil fuels.

Black & Veatch Report: Renewable Energy Integration Key to Asia's Decarbonization, Energy Transition

Net zero strategies require more integrated generation, transmission and distribution solutions
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SINGAPORE, January 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The integration of renewable energy into grid systems – more than simply deploying renewable energy to replace the region’s large dependence on coal – is the biggest challenge facing Asia’s electric industry, according to findings from this year’s Black & Veatch Asia Electric Report.

Zero-Emission Corporate Fleets May Be Closer Than You Think

Words by Phil Covington

The transportation sector is the single largest contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States, according to the EPA, having dislodged electricity generation from the top spot in 2017. It will likely remain the chief emissions offender too, because while GHGs from electricity generation have fallen compared with 1990 levels, emissions from transportation activity are still edging upward.


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