Proposed stringent emission-reduction targets through 2030 in the nation’s only interstate cap-and-trade program will continue the already well-established market shift toward renewable and efficient power-generation construction projects, industry analysts say.
As sea levels rise—compounding coastal problems such as erosion, storm surge and tidal flooding—engineers are changing the way they work, using adaptive design and new technologies to prepare for an uncertain future
The Istanbul New Airport, set to be the world’s largest when finished by 2028, also may be the first infrastructure project beyond North America to gain an Envision sustainability rating from the U.S.-based Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.
Chicago-based wind-generation developer Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy last month made public the construction start in Oklahoma of a 2,000-MW wind farm—set to be the largest in the U.S. and the second largest in the world.
The new guidebook, entitled “Planning Sustainable Cities: An Infrastructure Based Approach,” provides tools for knitting those individual projects into a seamless and sustainable network. During this webinar, we will ask a panel of academics and industry leaders to discuss the new tool for infrastructure system performance and how to leverage synergies among buildings and other assets to minimize demands on infrastructure.