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Resilient New Orleans emerges 10 years after Katrina

Ten years after the devastation and destruction of Hurricane Katrina, the area hardest hit has unveiled Resilient New Orleans -- a concrete, strategic roadmap of 41 actions for the City of New Orleans to build urban resilience.

A dysfunctional Congress causing CFOs to lose sleep

Chief Financial Officers (CFO) across the United States are losing sleep over everything from extending tax incentives to cybersecurity.

Sharing of the green: Pacific Gas and Electric donates electric truck to first responders

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is not only using state-of-the-art electric vehicles as part of its own fleet, but has donated a plug-in electric hybrid truck as part of the city of Napa's commemoration of last year's South Napa earthquake to recognize the earthquake response of the many first responders, PG&E employees and the community.

Best practices: Utilities recognized for customer-centric initiatives

Utilities across North America are being recognized for excellence across their project, program and service initiatives -- with Southern California Edison (SCE), Avista Utilities, TXU Energy and Hydro One taking top honors.

Increasing IQs: Vehicle smarts rising thanks to V2X

The increasing drive to reduce vehicle emissions and increase safety for drivers is spurring several technological developments in the transportation sector -- specifically, vehicle-to-external communications (V2X) systems that allow real-time information sharing between vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.

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The largest developer of solar energy projects in the state of Michigan, DTE Energy, is expanding its solar power portfolio by installing an array in the city of Ypsilanti. The project is part of DTE Energy SolarCurrents, a pilot program launched in 2009.