Traditional electrical distributors and lighting distributors will need new levels of high technical competencies and new services/solutions to elbow their way to the table as the lighting industry evolves. And who will they be competing against in addition to traditional competitors?...More
Whether you are fascinated by wind turbines and the wind industry or write it off as just outsized hobby for greenies or a government- financed boondoggle, you have to admit that the sheer scale of them is pretty amazing. Kudos to the photographers who shot the pictures of the wind turbines in this photo gallery.
Locust Electric Sales Inc., Ardmore, Pa., has been named a new sales agency for Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., Nashville, Tenn., in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware....More
Last week, Google submitted plans to the Mountain View, Calif., City Council to redevelop four of its office sites in the city with an extraordinary design concept by the team of Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio that merges moveable buildings with nature, integrates translucent canopies laced with solar panels and will radically reduced the company’s energy footprint. The exact details of the building designs were not yet revealed, but you can be sure they will be loaded with the most energy-efficient .
In today’s issue of EnergyWatchNews, lighting veteran Bill Attardi takes a look at the challenges that traditional lighting manufacturers, independent manufacturers’ reps, traditional electrical distributors and ESCOs (energy service companies) must overcome to claim their piece of the emerging sales channel for LEDs. Great discussion – Don’t miss it!...More
Google says it will be purchasing enough local wind energy from the Altamont Pass wind farm to offset the annual electrical consumption of its North Bayshore headquarters in Mountain View, Calif....More
The North American electrical wholesaling industry is being rocked by mergers & acquisitions, advances in technology, new competition from offshore and an uncertain economy. In this 60-minute webinar, Electrical Wholesaling Chief Editor Jim Lucy will discuss the changes in the electrical market now having the most impact on electrical distributors, electrical manufacturers and independent manufacturers’ reps....More