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U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Made in Europe

By DIANE CARDWELLJAN. 22, 2014 MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Carl Horstmann strode around the floor of his factory here, passing welders honing head-high metal tubes as sparks flew. He is one of a dying breed: the owner of Mass Tank, a steel tank manufacturer in a down-at-the-heels region that was once a hub of the craft. […]

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Renewable energy and telecommunications

by The Plus Team This article is part of a series celebrating the 20th birthday of the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge. The Institute is a place where leading mathematicians from around the world can come together for weeks or months at a time to indulge in what they like doing best: thinking about maths and exchanging ideas without […]

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Telco 2015: Five telling years four future scenarios

Communications revenue growth is beginning to falter as voice markets in developing countries saturate. IBM’s research suggests four plausible scenarios and the events that would signal their unfolding and characteristics of companies most likely to succeed in each of these possible futures. Click here to download IBM’s Global Business Services Executive Report – Telecommunications  

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Alcatel-Lucent talking to Unify about potential enterprise unit sale

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has begun discussions to sell its enterprise unit to Unify, a joint venture created by Siemens and the Gores Group, reports Bloomberg, citing three people close to the talks. The enterprise unit continues to be a drain on Alcatel-Lucent’s bottom line. In 2012, the unit reported an $11 million operating loss on $702 million […]

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It can’t be all about work: Eric Clapton – Got To Get Better [Live at Crossroads 2013]

All work and no play makes for a ”   Nuf Said      ” !

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A Quick, What’s Happening to the US Telecom Market

By Libby Jacobson: How can America spur more investment in broadband infrastructure? A new reportfrom the Internet Innovation Alliance attempts to answer that question. Author and telecom industry analystDr. Anna-Maria Kovacs looks at the way regulation impacts competition and investment in infrastructure. Unsurprisingly, Dr. Kovacs finds that regulatory requirements on some companies to maintain and operate aging […]

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Be Safe – Workers gear up for this week’s brutal Arctic blast

Workers gear up for this week’s brutal Arctic blast: January 6, 2014 – Tower construction and maintenance companies are preparing for brutal weather from a dangerous Arctic blast that could send US temperatures Artic blast hits Midwest plummeting to their coldest in 20 years. The northeast of the country and parts of Canada have been […]

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Winter Impact to Wind Turbines – 2014 Program

WINTERWIND 2014 PROGRAM DE-ICING De-icing of wind turbine blades by means of an helicopter opens up new opportunities Hans Gedda, H Gedda Consulting Development of a LESZLPT based numerical method for ice accretion simulation Robert Szasz, Lund University GreenWind GLOBAL de-icing system Gernot Schenk, GreenWIND Global Wind turbine blade anti-icing by means of warm air film heating Lorenzo Battisti, […]

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