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A Triumphant Year for SpaceX

The Atlantic
By MARINA KOREN
December 26, 2017

The company’s record-​​​​breaking 2017 and what it means for the sci­ence and busi­ness of rock­etry The year 2017 has turned out to be a good one for rocket sci­ence in the United States. Amer­i­can com­pa­nies made 29 suc­cess­ful rocket launches into orbit, the high­est fig­ure since 1999, which saw 31 launches, accord­ing to a com­pre­hen­sive data­base main­tained by Gunter Krebs, a space­flight …
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Invest In Your Vegetables

Private Wealth
By CAROL CLOUSE
December 15, 2017

Whether or not you can imag­ine peo­ple across the planet chow­ing down on veg­gie burg­ers and “clean” chicken nuggets, this does raise an impor­tant point: The future of food is not just about sub­ur­ban Amer­i­can moms who want their kids to eat pesticide-​​​​free car­rot sticks or urban hip­sters who will pay through the nose for locally raised, organ­i­cally fed, free-​​​​range …
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ABB Takes Microgrid Offshore…Who’s Top for C&I Storage?…King Offers DER Bill in Senate

Microgrid Knowledge
By Elisa Wood
December 15, 2017

{…} Report names top com­pa­nies for C&I behind-​​​​the-​​​​meter stor­age Stem, Green Charge and Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions top the list of com­pa­nies pro­vid­ing behind-​​​​the-​​​​meter energy stor­age for U.S. com­mer­cial and indus­trial (C&I) cus­tomers in a new analy­sis by IHS Markit Energy Stor­age Intel­li­gence. IHS eval­u­ated mar­ket pres­ence, growth and oper­a­tional capa­bil­i­ties for the com­pa­nies. All three com­pa­nies scored above aver­age in the eval­u­a­tion. …
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Press Releases

FBN: Farmer2Farmer 2016

December 13, 2016

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Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work (FBNSM), the ground­break­ing inde­pen­dent farmer-​​​​to-​​​​farmer net­work, today announced the launch of major new tech­nolo­gies and ser­vices that expand the network’s agro­nomic intel­li­gence. FBN also launched its FBN
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OGE and EDF Announce Partnership for Off-​​Grid Solar in West Africa

November 15, 2016

Off Grid Elec­tric and EDF join hands in offer­ing a new off-​​​​grid solar power solu­tion for rural areas in West Africa First large-​​​​scale oper­a­tional part­ner­ship between a global energy com­pany and a lead­ing off-​​​​grid solar com­pany. Off Grid Electric’s expe­ri­ence in Tan­za­nia and EDF’s expe­ri­ence in South Africa shows that house­holds using these ser­vices have reduced emis­sions from kerosene and …
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ADVANCED MICROGRID SOLUTIONS AND OPUS ONE ANNOUNCE $16.4M NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-​​UTILITY MICROGRID PROJECT

PR NewsWire
September 20, 2016

Inter­na­tional Con­sor­tium to Pro­vide Grid Solu­tions for U.S., Canada SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions (AMS) and Opus One Solu­tions (Opus One), announced today the devel­op­ment of a $16.4 mil­lion North Amer­i­can Micro­grid project at three util­i­ties in Canada and the US.  Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Tech­nol­ogy Canada (SDTC), will pro­vide $5.4 mil­lion in fund­ing to sup­port the project, designed to …
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