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Register Now for the 2019 DLC Stakeholder Meeting

December 13

You’re invited to join us April 1-3, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri, for the eighth annual DLC Stakeholder Meeting. This unique event will be unlike any Stakeholder Meeting you’ve attended in the past. The next generation of DLC policies will be changing more substantially and in different ways than they ever have before – as the DLC prepares toRead more


SALC Call for Speakers Now Open

December 12

CALL FOR SPEAKERS September 22-25, 2019 Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, CA 92101 Great News! The 2019 IES SALC Conference in San Diego, CA speaker submissions are now being accepted. Seminar sessions generally run 25-35 minutes. The Street and Area Lighting conference is an educational conference and presentationsRead more


GE Slumps To Ominous $6.66 March 2009 Lows

December 11

The company announced Monday that it added Paula Rosput Reynolds, former restructuring chief of AIG, to its board of directors to bolster turnaround efforts. The change is the latest move by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp, who took the helm in October, to pull GE out of one of the worst crises in its 126-yearRead more


Jim Brodrick, the Godfather of LED, to Retire

December 11

Dr. James R. Brodrick—lighting program manager for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and a regular columnist in LD+A since 2008—has retired after 23 years of DOE service. Brodrick is the architect of a unique federal strategy to accelerate the development of solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. His vision and innovative planning laid the groundwork to continually moveRead more


Hubbell Board Elects New Director

December 11

SHELTON, CT. (December 10, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Hubbell Incorporated (HUBB) announces the election of Bonnie C. Lind as a Director of the Company effective January 1, 2019. Ms. Lind currently serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Neenah, Inc., an international producer of industrial specialty materialsRead more


Changes at Venture Lighting

December 10

EXCLUSIVE: MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT. EdisonReport has learned of a small layoff at Venture Lighting and a large change in leadership.    Approximately six weeks ago, Shawn Toney was named CEO; last week, long-time Chief Operating Officer, Sabu Krishnan left the company of his own accord to explore other opportunities.  On Friday, Venture laid off approximately 10 people. Today,Read more


Announcement of IES Board of Directors Election Slate

December 10

At the 2018 IES Annual Conference the Nominating Committee convened to perform the process of identifying the slate of Board of Director candidates that will appear on the ballot at the next Annual Membership Meeting. The Nominating Committee, which is comprised of four members selected by the Regions and three at-large members approved by theRead more


Jademar Sets up Free Trade Zone to Offset 10% Tariffs

December 7

FTZs, which have been around for about 80 years, are special sites that allow companies to import, store, manufacture, assemble, repackage and re-export products duty free. They exist to encourage international trade. After federal trade rules changed in 2012, it became easier for companies to set them up at sites like bonded warehouses.