Miscellaneous

The continuing advances of power hand tools receive much attention, and many are linked directly to lithium-ion battery platforms. Tools are lighter, more powerful for their weights, more productive and easier to use.

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Fluke Corp. announces the "My First Fluke" program, which allows students actively enrolled in technical or vocational schools, colleges, universities, apprenticeship programs or high schools in the United States to purchase one Fluke tool at a 25 percent discount.

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The following is an announcement from Panduit on the passing of its founder, Jack Caveney, Sr. TINLEY PARK, IL (November 15, 2012) – It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of the founder of Panduit, Jack Caveney, Sr.

Nik Wallenda made headlines on June 15 as the daredevil, scion of the famous Flying Wallenda family, walked across a 1,800-foot-long cable suspended over Niagara Falls.

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The University of North Texas (UNT) has received a $2 million grant from the State Energy Conservation Office to install three wind turbines that will feed the electrical grid that provides power to UNT’s new football stadium and other buildings.

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ESFI Observes National Electrical Safety Month
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May is National Electrical Safety Month, and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual campaign to increase public awareness of electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety.

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Though considered a promising large-scale energy-storage device, the vanadium redox battery’s use has been limited by its high cost and its sensitivity to extreme temperatures.

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) established a new rule intended to benefit customers and improve the operation and competitiveness of organized wholesale-energy markets by establishing the approach to compensation for demand-response resources in those markets.

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Dominion Virginia Power Announces Study of Offshore Transmission Power Line
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Dominion Virginia Power is initiating a study of what it would take to build a high-voltage underwater transmission line from Virginia Beach into the Atlantic Ocean to support multiple potential offshore wind farms.

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Georgia's Largest Solar Project Is a Landfill-Covering System
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Study: U.S. Business Non-Handset Wireless Spending to Surpass $5 Billion by 2014
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U.S. businesses require an increasing number of wireless mobile devices, excluding mobile handsets. Tablets, notebooks and e-readers are becoming a larger portion of the overall business wireless spend.

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