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ABB strengthens its manufacturing in the Czech Republic

ABB has opened its new USD50 million manufacturing facilities in the Czech Republic for air-insulated medium voltage switchgear, instrument transformers and substation automation systems.

: Energy, Industrial

Schlumberger cuts 11,000 more jobs worldwide due to low oil prices

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) revealed April 16 it decided to cut another 11,000 jobs worldwide in addition to the 9,000 it announced in January.

: Energy, Industrial

Saft Helps Stabilize Faroe Islands’ Grid

Saft, a Paris-based company who focuses on design development and manufacturing of high-tech batteries, is teaming up with German-based wind turbine manufacturer Enercon to create an energy storage system (ESS) which will aid the Faroe Islands.

: Energy, Industrial, Manufacturers |

LED Luminaire Design Change May Hamper Repairability

It’s not news that LED-based bulbs are replacing the venerable incandescent bulb. In many jurisdictions, the basic incandescent bulb (especially for higher wattages) can no longer be sold; only “specialty” versions are still allowed. The basic bulb has served us well for over 100 years, with the standard “Edison” A19 base in the U.S. and similar versions in the rest of the world (there are other standard bases in use, as well, such as the smaller candelabra).

: Energy, Industrial

Vestas Wind Systems tops in global competition

Vestas Wind Systems tops in global competition, again – Denver Business Journal.

: Data, Energy

Plug Power employs largest staff since 2008

Plug Power has steadily increased its staff to more than 300 employees, the highest number since 2008 when a series of layoffs reduced the company’s workforce.

: Energy

Is 2015 the year of wireless charging?

It has been an incredibly exciting start to 2015 with several major announcements in wireless power along with several noticeable absences.

: Energy, Industrial