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American Superconductor and Pirelli Cables to Partner on Superconductivity
American Superconductor Corp., Westborough, Mass., and Pirelli Cables and Systems announced a new agreement by which Pirelli will provide up to $13.8
Gearmotors to Dominate Drives Industry
The U.S. market for gearmotors has been heating up recently, as more people replace traditional gear and motor units with integral gearmotor units. As
Contractor pulls fast one at San Francisco International
When Rosendin Electric workers tried out a new cable-feeding machine that requires half the manpower of traditional cable pulls, it was almost like cheating.
Landmark agreement reached
Member companies of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) lighting division joined energy efficiency advocates in late October to
How reliable is our electricity?
According to a new report on the world’s growing dependence on electricity, the reliability of America’s power grid is increasingly threatened while the
Reduced-Voltage Autotransformer Starter Performance Misunderstood
The author of the article “Reduced-Voltage Starters: Choosing The Best Type For Your Application” (June 1998 issue) made an error with the following excerpt,
What’s new at BICSI?
BICSI introduces new residential cabling installation course and prepares for annual telecommunications conference.
Flywheel technology improves power quality at Ohio power company
When American Electric Power (AEP), Columbus, Ohio, designed its new energy delivery headquarters, power quality was at the top of its list of concerns.
Solar energy partnership offers economic energy alternatives
Recognizing a need for affordable renewable energy, DTE Energy initiates one of the largest photovoltaic installations in the world.
A power plant on every block?
Amid summer power shortages, continued utility restructuring, and consolidation, affluent American households are receptive to the idea of generating
Industry acquisitions
Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., Houston, recently announced the acquisition of five companies with combined annual revenues of approximately $51.4
NEMA Releases Premiere Next-Level Cable Standard
In a world becoming wired not only for sound and pictures, but for data and combinations of all three media, NEMA has released the North American standard
InfraRed Information Exchange ’99
The InfraRed Information Exchange ’99 is scheduled for November 1 to 3, at San Diego, California. The meeting creates a forum to share information and
Stationary Fuel Cells Installed Base to Grow to $20 Billion by 2010
Among the various emerging energy technologies being rapidly developed and deployed, fuel cells will be the leader in the evolving worldwide distribution
NEMA Releases Revised Motors and Generators Standard
NEMA has released a revised version of its much anticipated Motors and Generators, MG 1-1998, standard. For the first time, MG 1 is available in print
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