NewGen facilitated the development of Lakeland Electric's Strategic Resource Plan (SRP) and related Sustainability and Technology Roadmap to address the increasing pace of technological, workforce, renewable, distrusted generation, regulatory and smart grid advancements in the market. The SRP process provides a path to achieving Lakeland's goals, facilitate decision making, and manage resource related decisions for the next decade.
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NewGen was retained by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) to conduct a commercial food waste collection feasibility assessment concentrated on the challenge of providing cost-effective commercial collection of organic food waste, thus increasing landfill diversion rates. The comprehensive, regional assessment spanned both public and private waste generators (restaurants, grocery stores, commercial food processors, etc.) and covered a 13-county area including more than 6.5 million people. The NewGen Project Team developed a market leading 5-year action plan to facilitate the cost-effective increase in the diversion of food and food waste to the landfill.
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In 2015, NewGen team members were retained to work with the City of Waco in reviewing its retail water rates. Based on recently completed Water and Wastewater Master Plans, the City is facing a funding need of approximately $285 million and $244 million in water and wastewater capital investment over the next 30 years in order to maintain regulatory compliance and provide quality service to its customers. This level of investment will have a significant impact on the citizens of the City, particularly given the challenging economic demographics of the City.
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