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Jan 27, 2015

White House Program Triples DOE Efforts to Promote Advanced Outdoor Lighting

The Obama Administration last week launched a new program aimed at helping mayors in cities throughout the United States convert outdoor lighting to....More
Jan 23, 2015

CFL shipments lag, but T12s grow

NEMA’s shipment index for T12 lamps beat the previous two quarters by advancing 8.6% from the second quarter to the third. In contrast, shipments of....More
Jan 22, 2015

Rep News: Calpipe appoints Canadian representation

Jebco and Northwinds expand with Calpipe Industries lines....More
Jan 22, 2015

The Hite Co. named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Pennsylvania

The Hite Co., Altoona, Pa., has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2014, ranked #21 in the Large Company category and was....More
Jan 16, 2015

Cree files complaints against Feit Electric

Cree filed intellectual property and false-advertising complaints against Feit Electric Co. and its Taiwanese supplier, Unity Opto Technology Co.,....More
Jan 14, 2015

Fed Sees Moderate Growth in Key Electrical Market Sectors

In the sectors of the economy most critical to the electrical industry, business seems to be strong, according to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige....More
Jan 13, 2015

Hubbell Building Automation Joins CLA

The Connected Lighting Alliance encourages open-source compatibility between companies and products while removing confusion for consumers in the....More
Jan 13, 2015

Daintree Networks Partners with UC Davis’ CLTC to Develop Lighting Controls

The company said its partnership with CLTC will demonstrate how open standards-based communications and controls can simplify the integration process....More
Jan 13, 2015

Kaman Acquires New Jersey Schneider Distributor G.C. Fabrication

GCF, founded in 1982, is a premier Schneider Electric/Square D distributor and carries a variety of electrical power, automation, process controls,....More
Jan 13, 2015

OneSource/Sonepar adds Hawaii distributors

Rasko Supply was established in Honolulu in 1994 to serve the electrical construction market for the island of Oahu. Rasco Supply in Kaua’i and has....More
Jan 12, 2015

Kyocera to develop 13.4MW floating PV plant in Japan

Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. will develop and operate a 13.4MW floating solar power plant on Japan’s Yamakura Dam reservoir that....More
Jan 10, 2015

California Governor Brown proposes doubling efficiency in buildings

Called this week for a doubling of energy efficiency in buildings, microgrids, distributed generation and other ways to cut greenhouse gases. Brown....More
Jan 09, 2015

ConEd Solutions works on wind farm in South Dakota

The wind farm, which will generate approximately 71,000 megawatts of power annually for South Dakota homeowners, was scheduled to be operational by....More

Jim Lucy

Jim Lucy has been wandering through the electrical market for more than 30 years, most of the time as an editor for Electrical Wholesaling, Electrical Marketing newsletter and CEE News. During that...

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Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them....
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