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SparklelightCanadian Solar’s wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of SparkleLight, a 10 MW AC solar power plant to a subsidiary of BluEarth Renewables Inc. 

 

Ontario Construction SecretariatFrom April 8 to 10, Burlington, ON will host the 11th edition of Future Building — a three-day, hands-on construction career expo aimed at students from Grades 7 to 12.

Brampton Hydro“Safe at Work, Safe at Home” is Hydro One Brampton’s safety slogan at for 2014. Launched at the beginning of the year, the safety campaign encourages staff to enhance their safety attitude both at home and at work. 

LeGrandLegrand has signed an agreement to acquire Lastar, Inc., including its Quiktron and C2G divisions. Quiktron, based in Albia, IA manufactures copper and fibre optic cable assemblies for the data communications distribution channel. C2G, based in

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Wind Energy And the winners of the 4th Quebec Wind Energy Industry Gala are... Presented by EDF Énergies Nouvelles, wind farm developer Boralex Inc. won Enterprise of the Year, while Helmut Herold, CEO North America for Senvion Canada Inc., was named

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Woman of PowerTo promote women in the electricity workforce, Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) has produced a report for employers that highlights challenges for women, as well as programs and case studies that are working across the country. These

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Counterfeiting ConferenceAttend one of the most comprehensive, practical and educational fraud and anti-counterfeiting conferences today.

 

 

 

 

Anthony HainesAnthony Haines, President and CEO, Toronto Hydro Corporation, has been named the Energy Council of Canada (ECC)’s 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year. The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award was first awarded in 2001 to recognize and pay

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EFC ScholarshipOnly days remain before the May 31 deadline to apply for an EFC scholarship. A record $113,000 in funding is available this year to Canadian post-secondary students interested in pursuing a career in the electrical, electronics, and

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EFC scholarshipA record $113,000 in scholarship funding is available this year to Canadian post-secondary students interested in pursuing a career in the electrical, electronics, and telecommunications industries. To date, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has

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Hydro OttawaOntario’s Electrical Safety Authority pays tribute today to safety leaders during its annual award presentation celebrating significant accomplishments in preventing electrical fatalities and serious injury, damage or loss.

efc awardFebruary 28 is the last day to nominate someone for Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s annual Industry Recognition Award. The award recognizes exceptional contributions made by individuals to the Canadian electrical, electronic or telecommunications

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SEI The venture arm of 3M has an equity stake in Smart Energy Instruments, a move that the company says will increase their presence in the energy sector. 

Wind TurbineA delegation of five businesses mostly from the Gaspésie region have returned from an economic mission to Texas with nearly 30 requests for service and partnership opportunities involving North American players in the wind turbine operation and

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Electric Vehicle ConferenceElectric Mobility Canada has its 6th Annual EV2014VÉ Conference and Trade Show scheduled for October 28th to 30.

HVDC ServiceABB has won an order from maritime Link to supply a high-voltage direct current power transmission solution, technology that will give Nova Scotia more access to renewable energy.

Following up on its June announcement, Actuant has finished divesting itself of its electrical segment, serving primarily the retail do-it-yourself, marine, industrial OEM and wholesale electrical markets.

Rogers ElectricalWe are pleased to announce that Rogers Electrical Wholesale, headquartered in Summerside, PEI, is the newest Affiliate member of AD Canada! Rogers Electrical Wholesale has an extensive history in Atlantic Canada dating back to the mid 1800’s. They are

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Add EnergyAddÉnergie Technologies, which designs, develops and markets smart charging station systems, is celebrating its fifth anniversary, a milestone that marks its transition from a startup to an established business.

Affiliated Distributors AwardsJim Milne, President of AD Canada, stated, “I am truly inspired by the performance of our Distributors and Suppliers.  Our market leading growth is fueled by our exclusive AD Rewards program and the power of many entrepreneurs working together to

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Affiliated DistributorsIndustrial and construction products buying group Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, PA, reported sales in 2013 of $28 billion. AD’s members across all AD divisions grew 4% in 2013.

Air Water Engineering A progressive engineering company based in Ottawa, AirWater Engineering Inc. designs and implements building facility systems for real estate property management, commercial, advanced technology, R&D laboratories, government buildings, and

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Alberta Safety Codes CouncilMaster electricians in Alberta with certification in good standing are now eligible to receive credit for the Canadian Electrical Code course, which is required for certification as an Electrical Group A Safety Codes Officer.

Power LIneThe Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has selected Alberta PowerLine, a joint venture formed by Quanta Services and ATCO Group, for the Fort McMurray West 500kV transmission project, reports Energy Business Review. The project involves two

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AlstomAn agreement between Alstom Renewable Power and DCNS’s Marine Energy and Infrastructures Division aims to develop and then commercialize the world’s first integrated system for a semi-submersible floating wind turbine, which will deliver 6 MW. The

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AlstomPhilippe Delleur, Senior Vice-President, International Network at Alstom, has announced the appointment of Claude Lambert as President of Alstom Canada, leading all the activities of Alstom in Canada.

smart gridL-R: Hervé Amossé, Vice President of Substation Automation Solutions, Alstom Grid and Élie Saheb, Executive Vice President – Technology at Hydro-Québec.
Following its Smart Grid Technology Innovation partnership, Alstom Grid and Hydro-Québec’s

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Alstom HVDCNalcor Energy has awarded Alstom a trunkey contract to design, supply, and install a point-to-point HVDC for the Labrador-Island Transmission Link. 

AppletonAppleton Grp LLC has appointed Harish Shinde to Vice President - Canada. He will be responsible for Canadian sales, marketing, and operations functions.

 

 

Changing Scene

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A special jury of industry experts has chosen the winners of the New Product Competition at MCEE ...
BizVibe has committed to creating a continuously improving platform for electrical and lighting ...
A Hamilton, Ontario retirement and long-term care residence recently received an $18,000 incentive ...
Francis Chan, General Manager of Ultrasave Lighting, has announced his retirement from the company ...
The annual Lighting for Tomorrow competition was created in 2002 to recognize the best decorative, ...
Pioneer Lighting Inc.’s new interactive website features easily accessible updated spec ...
Standard’s photometric data files (IES files) have been updated and optimized and are now ...
The appearance of one of Europe’s most important cathedrals has been transformed with a new, ...
Power management company Eaton and its Cooper Lighting division have released of the 2014 SOURCE ...
Lind Equipment’s LE965LEDC, the latest in its Beacon Light line of LED floodlights, is a 30W ...

Design

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The ongoing sea change between fluorescent and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technologies ...
On Cartier Avenue in Quebec City, 34 giant lampshades backlit with LEDs and decorated with works by ...
The sturdy rectangular structure was built in the late 1470s as part of the Vatican’s fortified ...
The International Year of Light “is a global initiative that will highlight the importance of ...
It is no secret that lighting design plays a central part in the atmosphere of an interior ...
A lamp made with graphene, said by its U.K. developers to be the first commercially viable ...
Researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have used optogenetics to ...
A single backbone fibre ring of LuminexGigaCore Ethernet switches unifies and simplifies all the AV ...
The evolution of lighting technology is giving birth to amazing new possibilities. Where lighting ...
From May 3 to 7, New York City’s Javits Centre hosted the 26th edition ofLightfair ...

LED Technology

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Mention LEDs in a conversation, and what first springs to mind is low energy use. But LEDs offer ...
LED's Part 2The benefits of LEDs almost seem too good to be true, and in some cases may be. Rapid ...
Helping LED Luminaire manufacturers develop products and gain market access is the intent behind ...
You may soon be able to add “growing space vegetables” to the list of uses for LEDs. Researchers at ...
Showing off your modern lighting advancements makes a powerful statement to customers. You’ll be ...
Acuity Brands, Inc. has launched a next-generation OLED product portfolio, including the ...
Halo light-emitting diode (LED) downlights from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division are featured in ...
LED keeps evolving. Six or seven years ago no one thought that LED was bright enough or ...
Although a relatively new technology, organic light-emitting diodes, OLEDs, are labelled today’s ...
Organic LEDs (OLEDs) are an interesting and promising new display technology. They provide a number ...

New Products

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Eaton’s Lumark Caretaker light-emitting diode (LED) area luminaire is ideal for area and ...
Eaton’s new Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) pendant luminaire from Cooper Lighting ...
Legrand’s Pass & Seymour Harmony Tru-Universal Dimmer comes with self-calibrating ...
iteline Corporation’s new 4” Versa-Series pot lights provide maximum safety and ...
Researchers at Duke University have developed a new method to make fluorescent molecules emit ...
The Fluke 1000FLT performs 5 essential tests in less than 30 seconds with one compact tool ...
Eaton’s Portfolio surface-mount light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire from its Cooper Lighting ...
Eaton’s Metalux Encounter and SkyRidge light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire families are now ...
Aimed at the residential market, Legrand’s new Pass & Seymour arc fault circuit ...
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