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Sandy Cameron Is Our February 2021 PMOM

Congratulating our Project Manager of the Month for February 2021, Sandy Cameron
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Project managers (PM) are the face of Tetra Tech to every client and are the people who ensure that our project work is done to the highest standards of quality and fiscal discipline. Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack honors those who work at the highest level of excellence with our PM of the Month award.

HP Announces Global Launch of Smartest Printing System, HP+

HP+ delivers a breakthrough cloud-based ecosystem that is secure, productive, and uniquely sustainable[1]
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News Highlights:

  • HP+ is powered by a new Smart App cloud ecosystem – offering enhanced security, productivity and sustainability, making it always ready to print from virtually anywhere at any time5
  • HP+ is the future of printing, designed for the new hybrid models of how we live and work
  • Following its US introduction, HP+ launches globally in 35 new countries
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News Highlights:

  • HP+ is powered by a new Smart App cloud ecosystem – offering enhanced security, productivity and sustainability, making it always ready to print from virtually anywhere at any time5
  • HP+ is the future of printing, designed for the new hybrid models of how we live and work
  • Following its US introduction, HP+ launches globally in 35 new countries

Medtronic Receives “World Changing Idea” Recognition

Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
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Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

Solar Power Needs Silicon Carbide

by Ali Husain
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Solar power is rapidly becoming a crucial piece of the electricity puzzle.  Most people are familiar by now with the incredible 82 percent decline in costs for solar-generated power over the last 10 years.  But many innovations in

How Power Conservation in IoT Devices Is Critical to Network Predictability

By Janet Ooi, IoT Industry Solutions Manager, Keysight Technologies
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As IoT deployment ramps up with 5G connectivity, devices will need to be even more energy-smart despite 24/7 operation.

When designing portable IoT devices, battery life is a key concern.

Device designers need to identify the critical events that contribute to power consumption and how frequently those events happen. They also need to make design changes or trade-offs to optimize battery life.

Digital Farming Technology

Protecting Crops Around The World
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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Cummins Is Demonstrating the Potential to Use Hydrogen to Store Other Forms of Renewable Energy

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Global power leader Cummins is working on three projects that use hydrogen production as a means to store renewable energy, a key issue for proponents of wind, solar and other low-carbon renewable energy sources.

Using renewable sources such as wind to produce hydrogen emits no greenhouse gases. Wind energy can be converted into hydrogen using an electrolyzer and utilized in several ways – from fuel-cell hydrogen trucks, buses and trains, to ships powered by liquid ammonia made from hydrogen, to a substitute for natural gas for heating homes.

Fast Company Names Arrow Electronics' SAM Suit Finalist for 2021 World Greatest Ideas Award

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CENTENNIAL, CO, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics was named a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award finalist in the experimental category for its SAM Suit innovation - a Semi-Autonomous exoskeleton designed to restore mobility in severely disabled individuals.

Bringing Breakthrough Tech Where it's Needed Most

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Around the world, COVID-19 has made many a bad situation worse. In doing so, it also showed the world where improvements in care can make the greatest difference.

For underserved and low-income communities facing the pandemic and a corresponding rate of diabetes and pre-diabetes, that's exactly the kind of bad-to-worse scenario that is an opportunity to make a real change.

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