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Solar Power International to light up Las Vegas Sept 12-15.

Cosponsored by Solar Energy Industries Association and Smart Electric Power Alliance, Solar Power International will feature opening session with industry visionary David Crane, the former CEO of NRG. Two back-to-back workshops on Sept 13 will explore net metering debates in Nevada and New York. More than 600 companies and other exhibitors will be on the tradeshow floor, including 2 storage...

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NREL helps National Park Service celebrate its birthday.

As the National Park Service marks its centennial, NREL is helping carry out energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at parks, providing cleaner air and contributing to healthier environment. Over the past decades, NREL has provided continued support to NPS through Federal Energy Management Program's technical assistance program, including design of energy-efficient buildings for the...

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ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Teams are recognized for their efforts.

In ASHRAE Lowdown Showdown,Â- 8 teams worked to find appropriate balance of designing and modeling to get 50,000 ft², 3-story outpatient health care facility to net zero or below. Recognition awards were presented to Energy Derailment (Most Practical), The EUI Evangelists (Most Creative), Quest for Zero (Best Teamwork), Insane Energy Savers (Most...

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CAS Research Solution elevates scientific discovery.

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that SciFindern will be available Spring 2017. Solution will provide new and unique authoritative content and enhanced workflow features to help researchers be exponentially more productive. Enhanced tools will help users optimally leverage information, dramatically reducing time spent combing through answers. Users can quickly turn...

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Revised NEMA Safety Guidance aids disaster relief efforts.

NEMA guides Evaluating Fire- and Heat-Damaged Electrical Equipment" and "Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment" have been updated. Respectively, these documents provide adviceÂ- regarding safe handling of electrical equipment that has been exposed to fire or water. Both outline items that requiring complete replacement or that can be reconditioned by trained professionals....

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Chemical Distributors focus on safety at ChemEdge.

Nearly 400 chemical distributors from across the country descended on The Woodlands, TX for ChemEdge,Â- the leading chemical distribution operations and management conference in the U.S. Near-record breaking number of attendees discussed and collaborated on the critical information needed to manage complex regulatory and operational issues affecting the chemical distribution industry....

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Andes Chemical Corporation wins NACD award.

At this year's ChemEdge conference, NACD announced Andes Chemical Corporation as winner of the 2016 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award. ChemEdge is the premier operations and management event for the chemical distribution industry. Each year, award is given to NACD member or affiliate company who most embodies the ideals of NACD Responsible Distribution®, which is celebrating its...

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MITA's Megan Hays to receive ANSI Meritorious Service Award.

According to Medical Imaging & Technology Association (MITA) Executive Director Patrick Hope, Megan Hayes has made considerable contributions to standardization in the medical imaging industry." Hayes' "tireless efforts" as director of regulatory and standards strategy at MITA (a division of NEMA) have earned 2016 ANSI Meritorious Service Award, which will be presented at 2016 ANSI Awards...

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NREL Announces 12 Round Two Selections of DOE SBV pilot.

Energy Department'sÂ- NREL, during round 2 of Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot, will help 12 companies advance their clean energy technologies. Businesses selected to work with NREL in round two include Avatar Sustainable Technologies (NY); Garmor Inc. (FL); Hyperlight Energy (CA); Northwest Energy Innovations (OR); NRGsim Inc. (OR); Ocean Renewable Power Corporation (ME); Oorja Fuel...

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Joe Robinson named vice chair of MITA Board of Directors.

At its July 14 meeting, Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance Board of Directors elected Joe Robinson as vice chair, effective immediately. Robinson, the senior vice president of health systems solutions at Philips Healthcare, will assume the role of chair of the board in January 2017. He started his career in medical imaging with a small mid-Atlantic business and has spent the past 30 years in...

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