America installs 1.35 GW of solar PV in Q3 2014

first_imgAmerica installs 1.35 GW of solar PV in Q3 2014An impressive 41% growth during the quarter puts the U.S. on track to install 6.5 GW in 2014. Steady growth in the residential sector leads to over 300 MW installed. December 9, 2014 Christian Roselund Markets Markets & Policy Share Greentech Media Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have released their quarterly U.S. Solar Market Insight report, finding 41% year-over-year growth in the third quarter of 2014 with 1.35 GW-DC installed.This is the second-largest quarter to date. In the first nine months of 2014 the United States has installed 3.96 GW, as the world’s third-largest solar PV market, with more than 1 GW installed each quarter.Q3 figures include 825 MW-DC in the utility-scale segment, which remains the largest market segment. Additionally, the U.S. residential market exceeded 300 MW for the first time ever. Residential installations have grown in 18 of the last 19 quarters.However, the nation’s commercial, government and non-profit installations fell sequentially. This segment, which the report lists as “non-residential”, has been more volatile than the residential market.SEIA and GTM’s numbers are in sharp contrast to those released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which reported only 130 MW-AC installed during the quarter. 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The re… Solar park built on rough wooden structures comes online in France Gwénaëlle Deboutte 26 April 2021 pv-magazine.com French company Céléwatt energized its 250 kW ground-mounted array, built with mounting structures made of raw oak wood.April 26, 2021 Gwénaëlle Debo… Spanish developer plans 1 GW solar plant coupled to 80 MW of storage, 100 MW electrolyzer Pilar Sánchez Molina 22 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Soto Solar has submitted the project proposal to the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco). The solar plant could start produc… We all trust the PV performance ratio test Dario Brivio, Partner 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The performance ratio test is at the core of the handover from EPC to owner. 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Partner promotions: Clifford Chance on track for diversity goal

first_imgMagic circle firm Clifford Chance has made up 30 lawyers to partner in a promotion round in line with its long-term diversity goals.The firm said this morning that the promotions reflect the firm’s ‘commitment to ensure that the diversity of our partnership develops to reflect the rich pool of talent’.Nine London lawyers have been made up, as well as three in the US and eight in continental Europe. It is the largest partner intake since 2008.The London lawyers are; Andrew Kelly and Kate Vyvyan, who work in capital markets, corporate lawyers Jennifer Mbaluto and Alexander Chester, finance lawyers Peter Chapman, Nicholas Kinnersley and Caroline Dawson, litigation & dispute resolution specialist Kate Scott and tax, pensions & employment specialist Richard Kalaher.According to the firm, 33% of the cohort are female. The firm has previously said it is working towards a target of 30% female partners (currently around 20%) and has been running courses to support the career progression of male and female associates.Matthew Layton, global managing partner, said: ‘These promotions underline our continued investment in those areas that are increasingly important to our clients, such as regulatory and internal investigations, tech and sector specialisms such as funds and investment management. The voices of this group, and other newer generations in the firm, are essential in shaping our future in a fast-changing market environment.’Clifford Chance is the last of the magic circle firms to reveal its partner statistics for 2019.The promotions are effective from 1 May.last_img read more

Soldotna Chamber Brings Back Adult Monopoly Tournament

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce has brought back the Adult Monopoly Tournament in preparation for the Peninsula Winter Games on January 24. Glaves: “It is very limited on space, so if are wanting to play in that adult monopoly tournament, it’s going to be the Friday before the peninsula winter games and we’re going to hold it downstairs are Michaels. It is very limited, I think the first 50 people. That’s on the 23rd of January.”She said despite the warm weather impacting some of the usual activities of the winter games there will still be many games inside and outside to keep people busy. Executive Director Michelle Glaves…center_img To RSVP for adult monopoly contact the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce at 262-9814.last_img

Teen takes aim at bikes menace

first_imgBy KATHRYN BERMINGHAM A 13-YEAR-OLD Pakenham boy has started his own campaign to stop dangerous behaviour on monkey bikes, following…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Anderson Caps Off Smoke Eaters Overtime Victory vs. Centennials

first_imgThe Trail Smoke Eaters used a 33-save performance from Adam Marcoux and an overtime winning goal off the stick of Bryce Anderson to help them to their 3rd straight win on home ice, picking up a 2-1 overtime victory over the Merritt Centennials at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night. Carter Jones opened the scoring for Trail while Adam Marcoux took the game from there, making some impressive stops to keep his team in the lead before Bradley Cocca’s 3rd period marker tied the game and forced overtime. Bryce Anderson would be crowned the hero, scoring 3:03 into the extra frame and helping Trail to their third straight home ice win. The Smoke Eaters came out with an energetic start and jumped on the scoreboard first with an opening goal at the 5:51 mark of the 1st frame. Trevor Zins sent a pass to the right face-off circle for Chase Stevenson, who zipped a pass across to the left wing where Carter Jones teed up a one-timer with Centennials netminder Vincent Duplessis having the puck go off of his glove and past him for Jones’ 9th of the season and a 1-0 Smoke Eaters lead on the power play.The scoreboard showed nothing in the 2nd period as the Smoke Eaters continued to hold their lead of 1-0 through 40 minutes of regulation. Adam Marcoux continued his strong play in the Trail goal, making stops on all 17 shots he faced through two periods while Vincent Duplessis stopped each of the 7 shots he faced in the middle frame and 12 of the 13 he saw through two periods of action. Bradley Cocca knotted the game up at 1-1 early into the 3rd period at the 3:28 mark of the final regulation frame. Cocca worked his way over the blue line and let a shot go from the top of the right face-off circle that eluded the glove side of Marcoux and past him to tie the game. Merritt had the stronghold in shots in the final 20 minutes of the contests but Marcoux continued to keep his team in the game, turning aside 15 of the 16 shots he faced in the 3rd period while Vincent Duplessis stopped all 6 shots thrown his way to force overtime. Bryce Anderson sped down the left wing and cut his way to the net on his backhand before lifting the puck to Duplessis, who made the stop but saw him momentum carry him past the goal line and result in a good goal for the Smoke Eaters and their 11th win of the season with Anderson collecting his 5th goal of the season. Adam Marcoux stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced in the game as his outstanding effort was rewarded with his 9th win of the season while Vincent Duplessis turned aside 22 of the 24 shots he saw in his 5th defeat of the season.  FINAL SCORE: 2-1 Smoke Eaters (OT)SHOTS ON GOAL: 34-21 CentennialsSMOKE EATERS PP: 1/3SMOKE EATERS PK: 4/43 STARS:1) Bryce Anderson (1-0-1)2) Vincent Duplessis (22 saves on 24 shots)3) Bradley Cocca (1-0-1)Fortis Energy Player of the Game: Adam Marcoux (33 saves on 34 shots)ATTENDANCE: 1,978 The Smoke Eaters (11-12-4-2) head back out on the road for their final trip of the season to Kal Tire Place as they take on the Vernon Vipers (9-9-6-3) on Saturday night. Puck drop is slated for 6:00 PM with the broadcast available on mixlr.com/trail-smoke-eaters as well as HockeyTV.com beginning at 5:50 PM with the Voice of the Smoke Eaters, Trevor Miller.last_img read more

BCIHL delays start of upcoming season due to COVID-19

first_img“We now know that these restrictions will prevent us from starting on time for the fall semester.”The BCIHL consists of five teams, including Selkirk College, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby; Trinity Western University in Langley; Vancouver Island College in Nanaimo and the University of Victoria.The BCIHL said in the media release membership approved a tentative 12-game regular season schedule for the winter term along with a modified playoff structure during last week’s annual general meeting.The BCIHL said individual teams are permitted to explore exhibition game opportunities for the fall semester within the boundaries of their institution, facility, and BC Hockey and Hockey Canada Return to Play protocols. “With concerns over the health, safety, and academic success of our student-athletes, each of our member teams agreed that January 15 is the earliest opportunity to kick off the regular season,” continued Munshaw. The BC Intercollegiate Hockey League announced Thursday that the 2020-21 regular season won’t start any sooner than January 15, 2021 due to safety concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are working closely with BC Hockey, our member institutions, our home arenas and our travel partners to ensure we return to action safely when the current restrictions are lifted,” said BCIHL President Chris Munshaw.last_img read more

Les experiences culturelles en Afrique du Sud

first_imgDes galeries d’art modernes aux centres d’art rocheux, des musees dernier cri aux villages culturels eloignes, des clubs de jazz en ville aux festivals en plein air, il existe d’innombrables façons de faire l’experience de la richesse de la culture et du patrimoine de l’Afrique du Sud par vous-meme.Le rythme de l’Afrique du SudLa scene de la musique, de la danse et du theatre en direct est dynamique en Afrique du Sud dans des lieux allant des festivals dans le Bushveld et les jardins botaniques aux boites de nuit sombres et aux complexes theatraux huppes.Nous avons la musique dans le sang. Acheter un CD, se rendre dans un club, ecouter des musiciens de rue, visiter un village culturel ou se promener pres d’une eglise un dimanche matin; quelle que soit la maniere dont vous faites l’experience de la musique sud-africaine, vous aurez du mal a empecher vos pieds de battre la mesure.Passer du temps avec les sud-africainsRien ne peut remplacer une vraie rencontre avec des gens. Les nombreux villages culturels d’Afrique du Sud offre un bon aperçu des cultures traditionnelles du pays. Dans les principaux centres, les visites des townships, organisees avec sensibilite et fierte, vous mettront en contact avec de vrais sud-africains et leur histoire.Dans les zones rurales, les visites de communautes vous aideront a connaitre le pays a travers le regard de ceux qui y vivent. Vous pourrez decouvrir l’ancienne astronomie du Setswana a travers l’objectif d’une grand-mere possedant une connaissance approfondie des traditions anciennes. Et que penseriez-vous d’apprendre a cuisiner du poisson peche a la ligne de façon traditionnelle avec la communaute de pecheurs de Kalk Bay ?Le berceau de l’humaniteEt rappelez-vous, quel que soit l’endroit d’ou vous venez, vos racines sont ici. Il est reconnu que la vie humaine trouve son origine en Afrique du Sud. La plupart des gens regardent le monde differemment apres une visite du Berceau de l’Humanite pres de Johannesburg, un des sites de fossiles d’hominides les plus riches du monde.Les empreintes de pas fossilisees pres du Cap et la richesse des peintures rupestres et des abris qui ont survecu dans les montagnes de Drakensberg au Kwazulu-Natal et ailleurs dans le pays temoignent tous des origines de l’humanite de cet ancien continent.Les guerres, l’apartheid et la reconciliationPlus recemment l’histoire de l’Afrique du Sud a ete celle de la confrontation mais aussi de la reconciliation. Vous pouvez visiter les lieux de combat ou se sont deroules les evenements sanglants qui ont façonne le pays.D’Isandlwana ou Talana au Kwazulu-Natal jusqu’a Soweto a Johannesburg ou Langa au Cap, notre terre raconte une histoire, mais elle est difficile a interpreter et il vaut la peine de faire une visite guidee.Nous montrons les blessures de notre passe : visitez le Women’s Monument a Bloemfontein ou le Musee de l’Apartheid a Johannesburg.Mais nous affichons egalement notre recente unite. Un voyage sur l’ile de Robben vous montrera combien cette attitude peut etre puissante. Nous avons prix un lieu d’oppression, d’isolement et de desespoir et l’avons transforme en un symbole de pardon et d’espoir. C’est ce que font les sud-africains avec le pays entier.SAinfo reporter, incluant des documents de l’Office du Tourisme d’Afrique du Sudlast_img read more

Google test surfaces user data in DoubleClick for Publishers as part of new Insights Engine Project

first_img Related postsLytics now integrates with Google Marketing Platform to enable customer data-informed campaigns14th December 2019The California Consumer Privacy Act goes live in a few short weeks — Are you ready?14th December 2019Global email benchmark report finds email isn’t dead – it’s essential13th December 2019ML 2019121313th December 20192019 benchmark report: brand vs. non-brand traffic in Google Shopping12th December 2019Keep your LinkedIn advertising strategy focused in 202012th December 2019 Posted on 4th October 2017Digital Marketing FacebookshareTwittertweetGoogle+share Google is laying the groundwork for turning the love-hate relationship many publishers have with the company into a love-love relationship. In an event for publishers hosted at the Google offices in Chicago Tuesday, executives laid out several new initiatives aimed at extending a helping hand to publishers across multiple aspects of their businesses.“This is not some secret disintermediation strategy,” said Philip Schindler, SVP & chief business officer, at the outset of the event. ‎”We are all in this together … and we are all invested in seeing you succeed.”Among the announcements was the launch of a new effort to share user data with publishers and introduce more machine learning into Google’s publisher products.Insights Engine ProjectJonathan Bellack, director of product management, introduced a new effort called the Insights Engine Project.Great user experiences today means mobile. And increasingly, mobile advertising means native advertising.Jonathan Bellack, Google director of product managementThe new Insights Engine Project “is not one thing,” Bellack explained, but an ongoing effort and commitment to bring machine learning into Google’s products for publishers. Google is kicking off the new initiative with seven new features:For the first time, Google is making user (aggregated and anonymized) data available to publishers with insight cards. Publishers will be able to see and create audience segments based on demographics and interests, including in-market behaviors of their readers. Audience insights can then be used in programmatic guaranteed deals made through DoubleClick Bid Manager. These efforts are currently ongoing but involve very limited tests.New insight cards in DoubleClick for Publishers are powered by machine learning to show ads insights and benchmarks relative to competitor publications . The initial benchmarks will be for latency and viewability metrics.The ability to import DoubleClick data into BigQuery, the data warehouse product that’s part of the Google Cloud offering, is currently in beta now and will be available generally next year.Publishers will be able to import DoubleClick data into Google Data Studio to create and share visual reports. This is also currently in beta and will roll out early next year.The company has updated its forecasting engine with more machine learning capabilities to automatically detect what’s happening with ad sales growth, including seasonal expectations, and adjust forecasts automatically. A new visualization in the DoubleClick UI will show publishers past and future ad revenue estimates on a continuum.New test to support subscriptionsYesterday, Google announced it was ending the First Click Free program, and replacing it with Flexible Sampling. Google announced Tuesday that it is in an early testing phase of applying machine learning and audience insights to see how it can drive subscriptions for publishers.The test uses machine learning to detect readers who are likely to be candidates for subscribing. Rather than serving a standard ad (or ads) to those users, DFP would instead serve them house subscription ads.From our sponsors: Google test surfaces user data in DoubleClick for Publishers as part of new Insights Engine Project HomeDigital MarketingGoogle test surfaces user data in DoubleClick for Publishers as part of new Insights Engine Project Google test surfaces user data in DoubleClick for Publishers as part of new Insights Engine ProjectYou are here:last_img read more

Samsung hones in on self-driving chip business

first_imgDavid Curry Related Posts 5 Ways IoT can Help to Reduce Automatic Vehicle… Break the Mold with Real-World Logistics AI and… Tags:#Audi#BMW#chip#Internet of Things#IoT#Samsung#Self-Driving#semiconductor#Sensor center_img For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In… South Korean mobile giant Samsung now has an entire division working day in, day out on chips for self-driving cars, in an effort to push aside competitors and become the go-to supplier in this booming market.The team is mainly researchers from Samsung’s semiconductor and sensor division, according to The Korea Herald, which cites a local newspaper. One of the three CEOs, vice chairman Kwon Oh-hyun, is overseeing the task force.See also: Samsung sunny towards IoT with dedicated Artik CloudNot much is known about Samsung’s progress in building chips and sensors for self-driving vehicles. The market is currently dominated by one Japanese company, which sells 50 percent of all self-driving sensors.Samsung has had deals in the past with BMW, as the sole provider of batteries for its electric and hybrid cars. It apparently has a chip deal with Audi for its self-driving cars in the near future.It is not the first time the company has created an entire division for what we assume to be a “niche” market, last year we heard an entire division was working on Apple’s displays to ensure it choses Samsung in 2016.Samsung’s been in the third-party chip business for a whileWhile Samsung might appear to be all-consumer, a big portion of its revenue comes from building chips for other companies, including its competitors like Apple and LG.We don’t know the scale of divisions at Samsung however, it might be 10 or 100 researchers working on these chips for self-driving cars. We’re also in the dark on the architecture of the chips, however Nvidia’s Drive PX2, focused on self-driving cars, has similar architecture to PC chips.Self-driving cars require a lot of computation while on the road, to analyse the road and make decisions. Google and other self-driving developers are trying to map every decision, but the chip might need some artificial intelligence to make the correct decision on the fly without the help of a database. IT Trends of the Future That Are Worth Paying A…last_img read more

Bike crash cures paralysed Dutch cyclist

first_imgA Dutch Paralympic cyclist might get to represent her country in the Olympics after a bike crash miraculously gave her back the use of her legs. Monique van der Vorst, now 27, was paralysed from the waist down and had been confined to a wheelchair for 13 years. Following a freak accident, Monique miraculously started to get movement in her legs after being hit by a sprint cyclist while training last year. The accident sent spasms through her legs and set her whole body in motion and within months she was back on her feet again. Even though it is a new beginning for Monique, her impressive sports career as a Paralympic competitor has come to an end. Monique now competes on a standard bicycle and aims for the Olympics. Monique’s dream is to ride to glory in the 2016 Olympics.last_img read more