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Electro-Federation Canada
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 16, 2019 at 7:38 pm

Rebranded association strives for ‘smart’ sector applications A year after rebranding, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has ‘powered up’ to roll out its brand further, unite the Canadian electrical industry and showcase all of its ingenuity and innovation, per a May 10 press release. The organization intends to strive for applications in the ‘smart’ sectors: automation, the industrial […]

Industrial Conversion
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 16, 2019 at 7:28 pm

Repurposing old coal mines can yield both wondrous and sinister results Retired coal mines are becoming a source of renewal; take German industrial sites, converted to entertainment locales. Meanwhile, in Kentucky, the idea of repurposing complicates an already-tense battleground. In Germany, these sites often amicably double down on the goal of progress, due to being […]

Tariffs & Trade
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 16, 2019 at 7:24 pm

Try Trumping these trivial trade tribulations American manufacturers are on high alert right now. The industry’s outlook is uncertain due to the current trade negotiations with China, which have ratcheted up in 2019 and especially over the past month. Starting with a list of relevant items from this week’s proposal of modifications from the U.S., […]

Wind Turbine Repairs
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 16, 2019 at 7:18 pm

AWEA’s Windpower expo next week in Houston could be a great place to start If you’ve been skeptical of the potential for servicing wind turbines, look no further than this statistic for encouragement. Livonia, Michigan’s own PSI Repair Services, Inc., recently surpassed 40,000 repaired wind-turbine parts for the wind energy market, following a busy 2018. […]

What Does Efficiency Really Mean for Your Power Consumption?
Posted by kweller1221ea on May 16, 2019 at 2:18 pm

SPONSORED CONTENT What Does Efficiency Really Mean for Your Power Consumption? by Blake Bailey designmotors Efficiency is an incredibly important topic in our age for end users, manufacturers, and others involved in the electric motor industry. From lifecycle cost implications to debates over human impact on climate change, conversations about energy efficiency are everywhere. Industry […]

Siemens Spinoff: Energy, Divided
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 14, 2019 at 9:40 pm

Conglomerate separates gas, power, renewables due to low demand for gas turbines Remember when the beloved show Cheers took one of its popular but niche-y characters and gave Frasier his own platform to operate? This is (kind of) like that! German conglomerate Siemens AG said it will spin off and give up its majority stake […]

NAED In America
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 9, 2019 at 6:23 pm

Electrical distributors association holds annual conference The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) held its annual conference and national meeting this week in San Francisco. A number of awards were distributed to familiar individuals and companies. While a comprehensive list and individual photos can be viewed on NAED’s twitter feed, here are some of the […]

Metaling in NASA’s Affairs
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 9, 2019 at 6:12 pm

Diving further into last week’s VOTW topic as details emerge Talk about a ‘long con’. News erupted last Thursday that aluminum manufacturer Hydro Extrusion—formerly known as Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI)—admitted to providing customers, the most prominent of which included U.S. government contracts such as NASA and the Department of Defense, with falsified certifications for almost […]

5 Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 9, 2019 at 6:06 pm

Power distribution, substation, elevator maintenance, power plant operation A CNBC report using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled a list of the ten highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree in the United States right now. We break down half of those—which happen to occur in skilled sectors highly familiar […]

Lithium-Ion Questions
Posted by Charlie Barks on May 9, 2019 at 6:08 am

Battery storage enters its boom-or-bust phase A recent fire at an APS (Arizona Pubic Service) battery storage facility in Surprise, Arizona was unfortunately not the first such incident for the company. Eight firefighters were injured in the April 19 incident, which made national news, but the extreme dryness and heat of the state and region […]

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