NEMA Launches Podcasts tackle electroindustry topics.

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NEMAcast focuses on news, information, and opportunities of interest to electroindustry professionals. Designed to keep NEMA members and others informed of current issues, podcasts will provide information on Smart Grid, economy, energy efficiency, government policies, and environment from specialists in their fields. NEMAcast has several channels - Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Inside the Electroindustry, Electric Minute - each with their own particular focus.

Original Press Release:

NEMA Launches Podcasts on Electroindustry Topics

ROSSLYN, Va., July 14, 2009-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today announced that it has launched NEMAcast, a podcast that focuses on news, information, and opportunities of interest to the electroindustry. Anyone with internet access can listen online at, or through iTunes.

According to NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis, NEMAcast represents the most recent step the association has taken to keep its members and others abreast of current issues.

"This is an exciting new medium that will provide timely information on Smart Grid, the economy, energy efficiency, government policies, and the environment from specialists in their fields," he said. "It is yet another example of how NEMA is at the forefront of today's hot issues in the electroindustry."

NEMAcast has several channels, each with a particular focus:

  • Smart Grid Channel

    As a driving force behind the development of a national Smart Grid, NEMA interviews industry experts to find out how Smart Grid will affect consumers, manufacturers, and the nation. What are the current trends in Smart Grid technology, and how will they affect you? Tune into the Smart Grid Channel to find out. NEMA's Smart Grid Director, Paul Molitor, leads with our first episode.

  • Energy Efficiency Channel

    Energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy storage are topics that affect everything from national security to your pocketbook. Subscribe to the Energy Efficiency Channel to hear interviews on how the electroindustry is driving energy efficiency and energy independence. The first Energy Efficiency episode will air in August.

  • Inside the Electroindustry Channel

    Inside the Electroindustry gives you the inside scoop on a wide range of industry opportunities and developments. Interviews will cover everything from how to access federal stimulus funds and new state regulations, to important updates in codes and standards. The first Inside the Electroindustry episode will air in August.

  • Electric Minute Channel

    Subscribe to the Electric Minute Channel to hear headlines from the electroindustry. Just one minute in length, each Electric Minute episode focuses on headlines and news bulletins from across the electroindustry.

    Upcoming topics include:

    Smart Grid with Paul Molitor - July 10

    EPA Issues New TRI Emissions Rules - July 10

    EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Rules - July 10

    Stimulus Bill, NIST, NEMA and the Smart Grid Framework - July 10

    Stimulus and Economy with Don Leavens - July 14

    Beating the Market Rollercoaster - July 15

    ECBI Says Electroindustry May be Poised for Comeback - July 16

    Recycling for Mercury-Containing Lamps Rises - July 17

    Smart Grid with Paul Orr - August 5

    Smart Grid with Eric Hsieh - August 19

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    NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association's Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

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