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Emerging Technologies Gaining Mindshare in Power Generation
A shift to increased distributed generation, efforts to modernize the U.S. grid, and a transition to reducing harmful emissions are posing the greatest challenges for the power sector, as the industry evolves in a market driven by demands for enhanced efficiency, reliability and cleaner power supply.
Bleutech Park
Bleutech Park Las Vegas

Bleutech Park (BTP) is a first-of-its-kind planned mixed-use development, that will feature workforce housing, offices, retail space, a state-of-the-art entertainment tower, a luxury hotel and luxury residences, all built upon a technologically integrated site that aspires to be 100-percent grid independent.

Build the Fourth Utility
The “new normal” has become a common phrase during the current COVID-19 pandemic. As individuals are forced to move their lives online, the pandemic accelerates the trends that are already driving the digital economy. As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently observed, “We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.” 
Promoting a city’s water sustainability and resilience
Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant

Paso Robles always discharged its treated effluent into California’s Salinas River. That is until changing influent and prolonged drought conditions spurred improvements at the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The plant now reclaims previously wasted resources, showcasing a sustainable and cost-effective approach to water quality and water supply resilience.

Is better, integrated planning the global water industry’s emerging challenge?
As we face a new decade, hampered by the maelstrom and uncertainty of COVID-19, and inspired by a renewed drive to create a more sustainable world and circular economy, will integrated water planning emerge as the most pressing issue facing the global water industry? In a recent webinar poll attended by almost 500 water leaders from every continent of the world, integrated planning emerged as the top issue facing us today.
Navegando la descarbonización en la minería
Reflejando la evolución de la Revolución Industrial, el viaje de exploración científica de los temas del cambio climático comenzó a principios del siglo XIX. Cien años más tarde, en la década de 1930, Thomas Edison expresó su preocupación por el cambio climático y destacó la necesidad de la energía renovable. Otro siglo después, la necesidad de tomar medidas para hacer frente al cambio climático mundial es tan apremiante como siempre.
If Decarbonization is the Moon Shot, How Do We Build the Rocket Ship?

In the early 1960s, life was pretty simple, continuing much the same as it had for decades. There were shiny new automobiles and new music, airplanes flew nonstop across the oceans, and new buildings became taller and more impressive. But few people had yet dreamed of space travel.

Retiree News Q3 2020

Dear Retirees, I hope you are all staying safe and well during this time of COVID-19. Your Black & Veatch friends and colleagues would love to hear what you have been up to. Normally, now is a time when people can share their vacation experiences and travel.

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