Supply chain impact
The nuclear crisis in Japan, continuing to unfold 2 ½ months after the deadly earthquake and tsunami, has reminded us of several important lessons. On a human level, we are reminded of the dreadful risks posed by nuclear power.
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Supply chain impact
I’m often asked by individuals I meet outside of NRG Systems to describe our company’s culture. I generally don’t like this question, even though I have an easy answer. The question itself is non-specific and so the answers are often non-specific.
In an earlier blog post, I wrote about the return-on-investment of condition based maintenance (CBM) for wind turbines. For those who would like a primer on CBM and the value it provides, start there.
The AWEA WINDPOWER 2011 conference is next week in Anaheim! There will be over 15,000 attendees and several thousand exhibitors occupying several million square feet. I attended the first AWEA conference in 1979 which I believe was held at the Cape Cod Motel in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
With a confluence of wind energy events and rising energy prices, now is a great time to get the word out about wind energy. The Wind Industry
Next week is the annual industry confab at AWEA’s WINDPOWER conference.
I play with numbers all the time and understand how one can forget their real meaning. As you tinker with spreadsheets or pull together forecasts, it’s easy to become divorced from reality and forget that the numbers represent real people doing real things.
As WINDPOWER 2011 grows closer and closer, I wonder what the “news” from the show will be. On one hand, we must acknowledge that wind energy has hit a trough in the U. S.
One might think that recruiting the best and the brightest during tough economic times would be an easy task – high unemployment means plenty of well-qualified people looking for meaningful work. In my experience, though, no matter what the economic climate, recruitment is challenging.
Grandfather! On April 20th one of my daughters gave birth to my first grandchild, a boy whose name is Rainier. To me he is not only the culmination of two family histories, but also a representation of hope and new beginnings, a clean slate.