Over the next five years, the cumulative U.S. solar market is expected to nearly triple in size, even as a slight dip is expected in 2017.
March 13, 2017
The U.S. solar market experienced its biggest year ever in 2016, nearly doubling its previous record and adding more electric generating capacity than any other source of energy for the first time ever, according to GTM Research, Boston, Mass., and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C.
Likewise, Americans increasingly view global warming as a threat.
March 6, 2017
A nationally representative survey conducted shortly after the presidential election finds that the number of Americans “very worried” about global warming has reached a record high (19%) since first measured in 2008.
As forklifts and pedestrians move among machinery and valuable product, the risk of injury and damage is significant when left uncontained. To mitigate these risks, many facilities implement visual communication systems, barriers or a combination of both.
The technical management of the project was carried out by Kii in partnership with AQMesh.
December 7, 2016
The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), Hamburg, Germany, launched an Internet of Things (IoT) pilot project in March that involves using sensors to record the emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and fine dust at various locations in the port.
Since refrigeration is a key element in the manufacturing process, optimum operation and reliability is paramount.
October 27, 2016
Inex, a Belgium-based producer of dairy products, achieved minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Emerson Industrial Automation USA.
Plaza Provision Co., a leading food distributor in Puerto Rico, installed its fourth thermal energy storage (TES) system from Viking Cold Solutions, Houston, Texas, to help reduce energy consumption by over 30%.