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Aug 28, 2014

Summit Electric Starts Gonzales Construction

Summit Electric Supply has begun construction on a large new facility in Gonzales, La....More
Aug 26, 2014

Echelon Expands in Outdoor Lighting Controls With Acquisition of Lumewave

Echelon announced that it has acquired Lumewave Inc., Sacramento, Calif., a privately held provider of wireless outdoor lighting control systems with a strong track record selling its solution to U.S. municipalities, universities, medical facilities and enterprises....More
Aug 22, 2014
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The Marketplace : Key Figures  

Sources: (1) McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge; (2) Dept. of Commerce; (3) Manufactured Housing Institute; (4) Dept. of Labor; (5) Federal Reserve Board; (6) The Association for Manufacturing Technology; (7) Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Note: Some figures shown—prime rate, for example—are averaged for month.  NYA—not yet available SA–seasonally adjusted. SAAR–seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source for chart: Global Insight....More
Aug 22, 2014

Outdoor and parking lot LEDs expected to pass $1 billion by 2021

Navigant Consulting, Chicago, released a report on the lighting industry that forecasts growth in the outdoor and parking-lot segments of the market will push sales of LED lighting for those applications to around $1.4 billion worldwide by 2021....More
Aug 22, 2014

DOE report highlights distributed wind turbines for export growth

Most of the buzz around distributed power generation concentrates on the growth of rooftop solar photovoltaics backed by a storage solution, but other options exist. One that often gets overlooked is the potential of small-scale wind power, but that may change if people get wind of the Department of Energy’s latest report on the technology....More
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