The largest event in North America dedicated to metal in design and construction. MetalCon 2019
2018 Exceptional Year for Nuclear Power Firsts Last year, five of the world’s 449 operable nuclear reactors reached 50 years of operation for the first time, four first-of-their kind reactor designs were brought online, and while the industry showed capacity factor impacts from load-following, the global nuclear fleet performed at an average capacity factor of about 80%, says a new report from the World Nuclear Association (WNA). ee See the Power Magazine Article.
Every year, Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Awards honor the best design in business, from products to buildings to UX. This year, we received more than 4,300 entries—a record—and the 22 winners and 483 honorees, selected by a roster of experts from across the design world, represent the best work from an immensely competitive group. Fast Company’s 2019 Innovation By Design Awards
This event highlights Pittsburgh as a chemical industry center and to provide a premier, one-day forum for idea sharing and for insight into current key issues affecting the chemical industry. Our focus is to deliver an exceptional value to sales, marketing, purchasing and other industry professionals. October 1, 2019 at Heinz Field. See Pitt Chem Day
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and members of Congress are looking at legislation concerning research and regulation of energy storage. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who chairs the Energy and Natural Resources committee, on July 9 said there is bipartisan interest in combining a handful of bills on energy storage, dealing with research and development (R&D) and funding, into one combined bill. See the Power Magazine Article.