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These Employees Invented a Device That Could Save Lives

With the help of other Duke Energy employees, their idea is becoming a reality
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Rick Freeman left work thinking about a conversation he had with his co-worker Brandon Garrison about how to improve a safety process at Allen Steam Station. The next day, he came back to work with an idea that could save lives in factories and power plants nationwide.

He and Garrison came up with the idea for a slidelink cover, a device the size of a business card that could help prevent electrocutions during the lockout-tagout safety procedure.

Lockheed Martin Employees Awarded for Excellence at BEYA STEM Conference

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Thirty-one Lockheed Martin employees were awarded for their excellence in science, technology and workforce innovation at the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference, February 7-9 in Washington D.C.

New ARĪV eBikes From GM Are Available for Preorder

Customers in select markets can choose between two models on BikeExchange.com
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Today, GM announces ARĪV as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name ARĪV was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.

“The crowdsourcing campaign allowed us to bring consumers into the development of our brand,” said Hannah Parish, ARĪV director. “Combine that with our products and our blend of bike and automotive talent, and the result is a unique brand DNA.”  

FCA US Quality Engineer Earns 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Gerald Johnson Legacy Award

Summary: 
  • Award recognizes “high merit, impact on people and value to the community and society”
  • Three additional FCA US engineers recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders
  • Awardees join a growing list of diverse Company leaders recognized for their technical achievements, management skill, leadership and community service
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  • Award recognizes “high merit, impact on people and value to the community and society”
  • Three additional FCA US engineers recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders
  • Awardees join a growing list of diverse Company leaders recognized for their technical achievements, management skill, leadership and community service

Lockheed Martin Looks to Fill 100+ STEM Jobs at BEYA STEM Conference

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BETHESDA, Md., February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Are you looking for a job? Would you like to be offered a position on-the-spot? Lockheed Martin will be hiring at the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference in Washington, D.C., February 9.

Tetra Tech Designs Innovative, High Performance Buildings

Improving energy and water efficiency to create sustainable, resilient structures around the world
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Tetra Tech works around the world with its clients to bring their ideas and projects to life. Our High Performance Buildings Group collectively delivers more than 170 years of experience to create sustainable, resilient structures that minimize energy and water use from Los Angeles to London and New York to Sydney.

GM to Invest $22 Million in Spring Hill Plant for Advanced Engine Technology

GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra announces investment as plant celebrates new Cadillac XT6. Since 2010, GM has invested more than $2 billion at the Spring Hill Complex.
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SPRING HILL, Tenn., February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is investing $22 million at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, manufacturing complex to enable the engine plant to build 6.2L V-8 engines with GM’s advanced Dynamic Fuel Management technology. With this announcement, GM has invested more than $2 billion in the Tennessee complex since 2010.

Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

Black & Veatch: Renewable Energy, Technology Spur Utility Modernization Push

New Strategic Directions Report explores smart grid strategies as distributed energy tests utility business models
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Faced with the rapid evolution of generation, transmission and distribution technology, utilities are poised to undergo their most visible transformation in more than a century. By actively pursuing grid modernization efforts now — deploying smart devices, predictive analytics and active network management strategies — they can overcome the pitfalls of aging infrastructure assets and meet rising customer demand for clean energy, reliability and a lowered carbon footprint.

Diode Ventures to Support Google’s Carbon Free Energy Profile Effort in Taiwan

The innovative renewable energy project will add up to 10 MW solar PV to the technology leader’s clean energy portfolio in Asia
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announce they have been selected to finance and develop a solar farm of up to 10-megawatt (MW) in Tainan City, Taiwan that will help expand Google’s position as the world’s largest purchaser of renewable energy.

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