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ASSP: Safety 2018

New brand debuts this month with San Antonio show as highlight The world’s oldest professional safety society transitioned this month to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), with more than 37,000 members worldwide, represents the many diverse […]

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The Advanced Class

An association fosters advanced energy’s progress over the last decade Alongside new companies designed solely to bring the energy grid in to the digital age, there are associations shouldering a greater portion of the energy efficiency load. Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), for example, is a national association of business leaders whose aim is making the […]

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GSR 2018 Renewables Report

178 GW of renewable power added in 2017; electricity leads way Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, the largest increase in renewable power capacity in modern history, according to REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR). But the heating, cooling and transport sectors–which together account for […]

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WindPower 2018

AWEA hold’s annual conference in the city of wind All too fitting that it should be held in The Windy City. WINDPOWER, the Western Hemisphere’s largest wind and renewable energy conference, kicked off this week in Chicago with Steve Lockard, AWEA’s newly elected Board Chair and President and CEO of TPI Composites, providing the organization’s […]

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A Week on the Hill

FERC cybersecurity standards revised; Pruitt faces Congress The good, the bad, and the government. This week started with one department on Capitol Hill meeting expectations and assuaging the people, as FERC revised its cybersecurity standards. With an endless stream of politics in between, Thursday saw another culmination—and possible comeuppance—for a different government branch as EPA […]

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WEF Scholarships

Recipients of 2018 Singapore Water Week scholarship announced Six utility leaders have received scholarships to attend the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018. The scholarships will “help recipients break down international barriers, accelerate technology transfer, and create an understanding of innovative policy options to advance resource recovery across the water sector,” Alexandria, Va.-based WEF said […]

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SmartPort 2018

Industries collide to discuss ‘Manufacturing 4.0’ A panel of leaders from manufacturing companies including Honeywell, Mars Wrigley Confectionary U.S., Kawasaki Motors and Magna International discussed the future of manufacturing April 4 at the KC SmartPort’s 2018 Annual Industry Briefing. The panel addressed a crowd of more than 550 logistics, real estate and economic development professionals […]

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Generating Buzz

Energy milestone reached in United Kingdom Official figures produced March 29 by the United Kingdom’s governmental publishing service show an energy milestone was reached in 2017. They show that wind farms and solar panels produced more electricity than the country’s eight nuclear power stations for the first time. Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also continued to […]

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PEARL Conference

PEARL 2018 is all business…plus bowling, networking, and cocktails PEARL’s 21st conference and exhibition will revolve around its theme—the business side of electrical equipment reconditioning—but that doesn’t mean the organization took out all the fun. Registration is now open for the Professional Electrical Apparatus Reconditioning League’s (PEARL) annual conference, which will take place April 12th […]

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Training Graduates

Denmark (S.C.) Technical honors five new grads American Zinc Recycling recently honored five graduates of the electromechanical industrial maintenance program taught on-site by Denmark Technical College. Not that Denmark. This one’s in South Carolina. Every Friday during working hours, a few of AZR’s employees attended classes taught on-site by Stephen Mason, associate vice president for […]

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