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ABB providing shore power to Global Container Terminal Deltaport

ABB’s solution includes substations that can cater to both 50Hz and 60Hz vessels from different parts of the world, together with onboard connections and automation panels.

Toyota building world’s first MW-scale hydrogen power plant

When it comes online in 2020, the facility will generate about 2.35 MW of electricity daily, and enough hydrogen (1.2 tons) to meet the daily driving needs of nearly 1500 vehicles.

OPG Ranney Falls Generating Station refurbishment

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is replacing the smallest generator at its Ranney Falls Generating Station with a 10-MW unit, which the company says will more than double the station’s capacity.

Terralux becomes Sielo

The company says the brand “represents cloud-based, connected building solutions at the nexus of power, light and data.”

Silfab partners with Morgan Solar

The companies say the partnership highlights advancements they have made in using advanced low concentration optics into a standard solar module, manufactured using standard processes.

Anatomy of a tax fight ... a fight that’s far from over

Perhaps the most significant tax announcement of the year came in the dead of summer, involving a series of proposals that would dramatically change the way small businesses in Canada are taxed. On behalf of our 109,000 members, CFIB sprang into action. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Litecontrol adds new LED products to “reinvigorated” SAE program

Four new products — the SAE101, SAE102, SAE201 and SAE202 — will feature Litecontrol’s Variable Intensity Technology, which empowers specifiers to match output or power, in 50 lumen increments, to meet precise needs, the company says. » Read full article
Atrius framework

New IoT platform service from Acuity Brands

The Atrius framework delivers connectivity and intelligence to a space via a network of smart LED lighting and controls, and a software platform that gathers, unlocks and transforms raw data to enable a range of software solutions. » Read full article

Fulham introduces universal voltage versions of DirectAC LED Engine

The DirectAC LED Engines are available in 10W, 15W, 23W and 34W round configurations and as a 15W, 4 x 7-in. rectangular configuration. » Read full article

NEMRA Annual Conference 2018

Date & Location: January 31 - February 3 • San Diego, Calif.
Info: The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is hosting its 2018 annual conference. Among NEMRA’s membership are members of CEMRA, the Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association.
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Electrical Inspectors Assoc. of Alberta 2018 annual conference

Date & Location: February 2 - 3 • Edmonton
Info: The Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta (EIAA) is hosting its annual conference February 2-3, 2018, at the Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre in Edmonton. EIAA’s mission is to promote the uniform and unbiased understanding and application of the Rules & Regulations adopted under Alberta’s Safety Codes Act.
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NAILD Innovation Conference 2018

Dates & Locations: February 13 -16 • Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Info: The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) Innovation conference 2018, “Unlocking the Future of Lighting,” will be held February 13-16, 2018 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The conference will offer educational sessions, workshops, other networking opportunities, and exhibits showcasing lighting products.
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