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My colleague, Emeric, and I recently traveled to Colombia, South America, to install an 80m XHD TallTower™. This met tower will be used to collect wind data on a site to determine whether it is viable for a small wind farm in the future. Visiting Colombia for the first time and only speaking a tiny bit of Spanish, I was both excited and wary.
When I do home projects, I sometimes make a plan. Other times (that would be most of the time), I just get into the project and figure it out as I go along. I wish my preference was the former, but in practice my plan is typically a work in progress.
People lucky enough to be on the roads at 7am in Burlington, Vermont might catch sight of NRG Systems mechanical engineer Paul Smith on his way to work:
I recently had the opportunity to participate in two protests in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the Keystone XL pipeline and the dangers this project presents to the environment and climate change. The protests were organized by 350.org, whose mission is to build a global grassroots movement to solve...
Last month I attended the Solar Power International conference in Dallas, TX -- North America’s largest solar industry trade show with 24,000 attendees -- to gain greater insight about the industry we recently entered with our complete solar resource assessment (SRA) system.
Supply chain impact
-----------------------------------------------------Phil Pouech is Director of Manufacturing at NRG Systems.
I strongly believe (always have) that every person wants to do a good job when they come to work. In life in general, we want to be better tomorrow than we are today – this is just human nature. As you advance in your career, you naturally aim to succeed.
To ensure smooth operations, you want to provide your entire supply chain as much visibility and information as possible throughout the manufacturing process. In a lean manufacturing environment like ours, it’s also important to keep inventory low and lead times short, which makes keeping the lines of communication open at...