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Stormy Weather for Offshore Wind Farms?

Nov. 30, 2023
Orstead cancelled plans to build two massive wind farms off the New Jersey Coast.
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The Impact of AI on Data Centers

Nov. 30, 2023
A CBRE research said because of the processing power needed for AI’s complex computations, they will require more electrical power at these facilities.
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Utility-Scale Solar Leads Renewables Market According to 3Q 2023 ACP Report

Nov. 30, 2023
Wind farm development slowed down in 3Q 2023.

Schneider Electric Wins $3-Billion Data Center Contract

Nov. 17, 2023
Schneider Electric has manufactured and delivered about 150 modular data center solutions to Compass.
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Digital Power Reshaping Lighting Control System Installations

Oct. 5, 2023
While Power over Ethernet (PoE) has been used in the lighting industry for several years, the newest rendition of it, X-oE, can handle up to 120W -- enough to power more advanced...
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Digital Power, EV Chargers & Construction Tech Hit Show Floor at NECA 2023 in Philly

Oct. 5, 2023
The NECA Show Directory listed 19 manufacturers exhibiting EV charging equipment at Philadelphia event.
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Search for a Single Source of Truth in Product Data Continues at E-Biz 2023

Sept. 22, 2023
At IDEA’s 2033 E-Biz Conference, the electrical industry continued on its search for a single source of truth in digital electrical product data.
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Siemens Invests in EV training

Sept. 8, 2023
The Siemens Foundation recently announced a $30-million, 10-year initiative to drive an inclusive workforce for the electric vehicle (EV) charging sector, according to a company...
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Siemens to Acquire Provider of EV Charging Products for Buses & Trucks

Aug. 24, 2023
Siemens AG signed an agreement to acquire Heliox, a Netherlands-based technology leader in fast charging solutions for e-bus and e-truck fleets and passenger vehicles. The acquisition...
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Ørsted's Ocean 1 Offshore Wind Farm Approved

July 6, 2023
The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved the plan for construction and operations of Ørsted's Ocean Wind 1 project offshore New Jersey. ...
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Rivian Electric Vehicles Will be Compatible with Tesla SuperChargers

June 22, 2023
Rivian is the latest EV manufacturer to announce that drivers of its EVs will be able to access Tesla’s Supercharger network across the United States and Canada. Ford and General...
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LightFair 2023 Show Report

June 1, 2023
On LEDVANCE’s dinner cruise to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, guests got a great view of the New York City skyline – and the thousands of lighting jobs past, present...
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Sonepar France Acquires Majority Share in Solar Specialist

Jan. 12, 2023
Sonepar France acquired a majority stake in Alliantz, a privately-owned distributor of photovoltaics and energy efficiency solutions. According to the press release, Alliantz ...
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Acuity Buys OSRAM Digital Lighting Unit

Jan. 1, 2023
The ams OSRAM Digital Systems business is one of the largest LED lighting driver companies in North America.
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Green Mountain Electric Supply Acquires Lighting Distributor

Dec. 21, 2022
Green Mountain Electric Supply, Colchester, NY, acquired Generation Electric Supply & Lighting, a single-branch operation located in the Syracuse, NY, market, according to a post...
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Home Depot Makes Major Solar Purchase from National Grid

Dec. 1, 2022
Home Depot recently purchased 100MW of solar energy from National Grid Renewables at its solar and storage project in Denton County, TX. This electricity will generate the approximate...
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FSG Bolsters Custom Sign Business with CAS Acquisition

Dec. 1, 2022
Facility Solutions Group (FSG), Austin, TX, recently acquired Capital Architectural Signs (CAS), a full-service sign company and installer with more than 25 years of experience...
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Inflation Reduction Act Primed to Pump Billions into Renewables, EVs & Construction Markets

Aug. 24, 2022
Check out the revenue opportunities electrical manufacturers, distributors, reps and contractors will all see generated by this legislation.
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New Horticulture Lighting Distributor Sees Big-Time Growth

July 7, 2022
Fueled in part by a surge in cannabis farming in warehouses and vertical greenhouses, the horticultural lighting market will reach $7.9 billion by 2026 powered by a CAGR exceeding...
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Lighting Design Firm Launches in St. Louis

July 7, 2022
Randy Burkett Lighting Design and Envision Lighting Design, have merged to form Reed Burkett Lighting Design (RBLD).
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Current Officially Launches New Brand Identity at LightFair 2022

June 23, 2022
The Current lighting portfolio includes dozens of brands that had formerly been part of GE and Hubbell.