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WPPI Energy to Buy Electricity From Illinois Wind Farm

WPPI Energy to Buy Electricity From Illinois Wind Farm

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — Sun Prairie-based power company WPPI Energy says it will purchase all the electricity generated from a proposed Illinois wind farm for the next 22 years.

Chicago-based renewable energy developer Invenergy plans to build the 53-turbine Bishop Hill 3 wind farm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. It will be able to generate up to 132 megawatts of power in ideal conditions — enough to power as many as 53,000 businesses and homes.

WPPI spokeswoman Anne Rodriguez said the company anticipates the facility

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End of Nuclear Project Prompts Overhaul of Review Process

End of Nuclear Project Prompts Overhaul of Review Process

By Seanna Adcox

As a result of the abandonment of two multibillion-dollar reactors that South Carolina taxpayers have been funding since 2009, a bipartisan group of legislators has announced the formation of an Energy Caucus to investigate what went awry.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The abandonment of two multibillion-dollar reactors that South Carolinians have been funding since 2009 have legislators calling for an overhaul in how utility projects are reviewed.

The “catastrophic” end of the project at V.C.

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From HVAC to MIT: The Changing Face of Vo-Tech

From HVAC to MIT: The Changing Face of Vo-Tech

By Kathy Boccella

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Love was a puzzle no one knew how to solve.

He had been traumatized by his father’s drowning a week before his fourth birthday. By second grade, he was bored and acting out, so unruly that the private school he attended asked him to leave halfway through the year. Told her son would probably never amount to much, Joyce Love home-schooled him, waiting until eighth grade to send him back to the classroom, this time at a public middle

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Holcomb Rolls Out $24 Million Job Training Initiative

Holcomb Rolls Out $24 Million Job Training Initiative

By Brian Slodysko

Great Dane Trailers plant manager Cory Lookebill, left, shows Gov. Eric Holcomb, right, the features of the trailers at the Brazil, Ind., plant on Monday. (Austen Leake /The Tribune-Star via AP)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled a program Aug. 14 that will pay training and education costs for employers and workers in high demand fields.

The Republican says the education entitlement should help train workers — from welders and machinists, to nursing assistants

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Laars Introduces the Outdoor NeoTherm Boiler/Volume Water Heater

Laars Introduces the Outdoor NeoTherm Boiler/Volume Water Heater

Laars’ Outdoor NeoTherm is specifically designed for outdoor installations and reaches thermal efficiencies of 97 percent.

The Outdoor NeoTherm is a direct vent, sealed combustion, condensing boiler or volume water heater designed specifically for outdoor installations. These systems meet or exceed all applicable ANSI testing demands for outdoor use, and reach thermal efficiencies as high as 97 percent.

Outdoor NeoTherms feature an ASME stainless steel heat exchanger, direct spark ignition system, low NOx emissions, and modulation with a 5:1

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Fairview Offers Voltage-Controlled Oscillators in Hermetically Sealed SMT Packages

Fairview Offers Voltage-Controlled Oscillators in Hermetically Sealed SMT Packages

Fairview’s new Voltage-Controlled Oscillators cover frequency bands ranging from 10 MHz to 4350 MHz

ALLEN, Texas — Fairview Microwave Inc., a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has released 16 new voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) models covering bands from 10 MHz to 4350 MHz. Unlike traditional oscillators with a single fixed frequency, VCOs allow the frequency of the output signal to be varied by adjusting the amplitude of the input tuning voltage. These products are used in military electronics,

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Edge Protection Profiles Offered by J.W. Winco

Edge Protection Profiles Offered by J.W. Winco

J.W. Winco’s GN 2184 edge protection profiles are also available in white or grey upon request.

NEW BERLIN, WI — J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 2184 Edge Protection Profiles.

The RoHS-compliant GN 2184 edge protection profiles are installed on the front edge of metal sheets and plates, protecting the surfaces from damage by sharp edges. The edge finish additionally achieves an optical decorative effect, while the need for

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Commercial HVAC: Achieving High Delta T, Low GPM Using Industry Standard Components

Commercial HVAC: Achieving High Delta T, Low GPM Using Industry Standard Components

GREENSBORO, N.C. /PRNewswire/ — GSI3 announces the issuance of the first of two patents, U.S. Patent No. 9,709,301 and 9,709,287, in a series of patents that are the cornerstones of a simple new design which delivers a true high Delta T, Low GPM, HVAC system utilizing standard industry components. In moderate climates, GSI3’s system will lower energy demand upwards to 80 percent while virtually eliminating water usage. Despite these breakthrough savings, GSI3 will generate the same cooling as conventional systems.

“Imagine every private and public building

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Schlage Announces Android™ Phone Compatibility and Wi-Fi Adapter for Deadbolt

Schlage Announces Android™ Phone Compatibility and Wi-Fi Adapter for Deadbolt

Schlage has announced Android compatibility and Wi-Fi adaptability for its Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt line.Schlage has announced Android compatibility and Wi-Fi adaptability for its Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt line.

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Schlage®, a brand of Allegion® that has been creating stylish, innovative door hardware for more than 95 years, today announced its Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt now has Android smartphone compatibility. Schlage is also introducing the Schlage Sense Wi-Fi Adapter, a simple wall plug-in

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Schlage Unveils Android™ Compatibility, Wi-Fi Adapter for Deadbolt

Schlage Unveils Android™ Compatibility, Wi-Fi Adapter for Deadbolt

New research provides insights on how health plans can optimize their mobile strategies and create more engaged, satisfied members.

CARMEL, Ind. /PRNewswire/ — Schlage®, a brand of Allegion® that has been creating stylish, innovative door hardware for more than 95 years, today announced its Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt now has Android smartphone compatibility. Schlage is also introducing the Schlage Sense Wi-Fi Adapter, a simple wall plug-in that provides Android and Apple users access to their locks remotely.

With this

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In Brief

In Brief

Federal Money Targets Water Pollution From Vessel Sewage

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Federal grants totaling $2.5 million has been awarded to prevent sewage pollution in Washington state waters.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grants will be used to add more locations where recreational boaters and other vessels can pump out their vessel sewage.

Washington State Parks, working with the University of Washington’s Washington Sea Grant, plans to install new septic pump-out facilities, as well as educate boats and marina owners about clean water and proper

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In Brief

In Brief

Chicago to Build Training Campus for Police, Firefighters

CHICAGO (AP) — A $95 million public safety training campus is being planned to replace cramped and aging police and fire academies in Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported July 3 that the new, shared training academy will be in West Garfield Park.

Construction is expected to start in 2018 and could take up to three years. The academy will be built on about 30 acres (12 hectares) of vacant land.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office has said funding would

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In Brief

In Brief

Design Team Announced for Michael Reese Redevelopment

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says officials have chosen a team to redevelop the site where the Olympic Village was to be if the city had been awarded the 2016 games.

Emanuel announced June 2 that Farpoint Development, Draper & Kramer, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, McLaurin Development Partners, and Bronzeville Community Development Partnership are among the leading firms.

The development is at the location of the former Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center. It closed in 2008.

He

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