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Coal Conversions a Success

CPV says it channeled over 400 MW to traditional sites in PJM region Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), the Silver Spring, Md., subsidiary of OPC Energy, commemorated Earth Day 2021 by “underscoring the tremendous contributions their employees, partners and shareholders have made to address climate change,” it said, and is providing impressive data to back it. […]

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Womack President Retires

Burke Herring served 37 years at Va. electric supply company Womack Electric Supply Company announced that its president, Burke Herring, will be retiring after nearly four decades of service with the Danville, Virginia company, per an April 23 press release e-mailed to Electrical Apparatus. “Over the course of his 37 years with Womack Electric Supply, […]

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Fleet Bootcamp

Run on Less to provide training and education through online courses In an effort to foster knowledge about electric vehicles—specifically, trucks—Run On Less is hosting a special bootcamp for OEMs and related business owners throughout the spring and summer of 2021, all leading up to its showcase in September. Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E) […]

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“Bossnapping” in France

Renault factory produces car parts and is looking to sell site If you’ve ever felt upset with your boss and wondered “how do I approach this situation?”….this is one extreme method we’d strongly advise against. In France, a tactic known as “bossnapping” has gained popularity among blue-collar factory workers aiming to negotiate with outnumbered managers, […]

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NFPA at 125

NFPA celebrates historic anniversary The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate “the momentous milestone” through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the association. The online conference series runs from May 2021 through March 2022. “This […]

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NIBS Leaders

Organization appoints leaders for Steering Committee The National Institute of Building Sciences has announced the built environment leaders who will serve on the National BIM (Building Information Management) Program Steering Committee, the organization said in a press release sent to Electrical Apparatus April 20. The NIBS BIM Council began the launch phase for the U.S. National BIM […]

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GE Doing OK

Meaning, working in Oklahoma GE Renewable Energy announced via press release March 31 that it has been selected to provide onshore wind turbines for the 1485MW North Central Wind Energy Facilities in Oklahoma. Through this agreement, GE will deliver 492 x 2.X-127s and 39 x 2.X-116 turbines with varying nameplates and hub heights. The North […]

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Exelon to Split Businesses

Utilities subsidiaries “Remain”, while power generation businesses “Spin” off Exelon Corp. announced yesterday that its board of directors has approved a plan to separate Exelon Utilities (RemainCo), comprised of the company’s six regulated electric and gas utilities, and Exelon Generation (SpinCo), its power generation and customer-facing energy businesses into two publicly traded companies. The move […]

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GM EVerything

Major ad campaign indicates automakers are all-in on EVs By now, you’ve probably seen General Motors’ new ad campaign for its electric vehicle battery platform. On February 3, General Motors released its big game ad during the Super Bowl starring Will Ferrell, who discovers Norway far outpaces the United States in electric vehicle adoption. In […]

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Stormy Weather

Stormwater sector falls short on funding; awaits infrastructure package When snow melts, who handles the runoff, drainage, filtering…who essentially cleans up the mess? As the country restores power and hope following a nationwide cold snap, folks in the stormwater sector await a federal infrastructure package with nervous stomachs. While higher-profile sectors get mass attention in […]

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