SPI Solar unit signs 100 MW of EPC deals in ChinaXinyu Xinwei New Energy will handle EPC services for 100 MW of solar PV projects in China’s Hebei province. October 20, 2014 Edgar Meza Installations Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of California-based PV developer SPI Solar, has signed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreements for 100 MW of solar PV projects in China’s Hebei province. The three separate agreements call for the development of two rooftop sites consisting of 50 MW and 30 MW, respectively, for ecological agricultural farm rooftop installations as well as a distributed grid (DG) project consisting of 20 MW. The projects are located in Hebei’s Julu County. For the rooftop projects, construction on the first phase of the 50 MW project is scheduled to begin in October with completion and grid connection expected in April. Construction on the second phase of the 30 MW project is scheduled to begin in May, with completion and grid connection anticipated in August. Construction of the 20 MW DG project is also scheduled to begin in October with completion and grid connection anticipated in March. “SPI continues to experience rapid growth in our project business as we leverage our ability to secure EPC and other agreements both in China and abroad, said SPI Chairman Xiaofeng Peng. “We are encouraged by both the number and size of our recent agreements, which strengthens and adds diversification to our growing global solar PV portfolio.” Xinwei is also providing EPC services for two large-scales PV projects totaling a combined 50 MW in China’s Inner Mongolia region.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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CrimeNewsNorth Bergen/Guttenberg By John Heinis – March 11, 2021 1:30 pm 0 Prosecutor: Guttenberg woman charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy A Guttenberg woman has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy nearly two years ago after the alleged victim came forward, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. Evelia Pena. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.By John Heinis/Hudson County ViewEvelia Pena, 37, of Guttenberg, was charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.The victim is now 17 and the alleged crimes occurred over several months approximately two years ago.She was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit on Monday at approximately 4 p.m.The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit was notified of the alleged sexual assault of the boy when contacted by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP).Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit for the investigation and arrest. Facebook Twitter CarePoint Health reaches deal for Cigna Health Insurance to join their network Bayonne Bayonne man pepper sprayed, arrested after punching cop in the face, authorities say Previous articleIn rarely seen vote, Jersey City Council OKs resolution to abolish HCDO line with only 2 yesesNext articleWest New York man charged with sexually assaulting 6- or 7-year-old girl, authorities say John Heinis Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSguttenberg policehudson county prosecutor’s officesexual assault SHARE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Bayonne Bayonne Bayonne man busted with cocaine, heroin, semi-automatic handgun after fleeing from cops
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With pooling, instead of running each person’s test individually, laboratories would combine parts of samples from several people and test them together. A negative result would clear everyone in the batch. A positive result would require each sample to be individually retested. Pooling works best with lab-run tests, which take hours – not the much quicker individual tests used in clinics or doctor’s offices. Pooling is not always be the best option. It won’t save time or resources when used in a COVID-19 hot spot such as a nursing home outbreak. That’s because the logistical and financial benefits of pooling only add up when a small number of pools test positive. The potential benefits of sample pooling include stretching laboratory supplies further, reducing costs and expanding testing to millions more Americans who may unknowingly be spreading the virus. Health officials think infected people who aren’t showing symptoms are largely responsible for the rising number of cases in more than half the country. The approach might enable mass testing at schools or businesses, though it’s unclear when that could happen. File photo WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to a new approach to coronavirus testing that combines test samples in batches instead of running them one by one, speeding up the process. Experts generally recommend the technique when fewer than 10% of people are expected to test positive. For example, pooling would not be cost-effective in Arizona, where a surge has pushed positive test results to well over 10%. But the approach could make sense in areas with a lower rate of positive results. “It’s a really good tool. It can be used in any of a number of circumstances, including at the community level or even in schools,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease expert, told a Senate hearing last month. The FDA said Saturday that it reissued an emergency use authorization to Quest Diagnostics to use its COVID-19 test with pooled samples. It is the first test to be authorized to be used in this way.
The Saint Mary’s Unity Garden will stand as a symbol of social justice and sustainability, Director of Justice Education Jan Pilarski said. The garden, located in front of Havican Hall, was dedicated Tuesday. Pilarski said Karen Borja, a 2011 graduate, spearheaded the project. Senior Heather Smith took responsibility for planting the garden this summer as an intern with Unity Gardens, a South Bend nonprofit that advocates community building through gardening. “I hope this garden becomes something bigger [so] that we can have an option for healthy food that students can grow and learn about,” Smith said. To achieve that “something bigger,” Smith said she tapped into landscaping services at the College to help her expand the garden. “When I started planting, I realized the garden was pretty small, so landscaping helped me double the size,” she said. “They did the labor, like tilling the land and building the [wooden support] frames, and I cared for the garden.” Smith said she enjoyed having the freedom to choose what vegetables went into the garden. “I went with a salad theme for the garden. If students saw okra or a huge head of cabbage, they might not know what to do with it,” she said, “I planted lots of leafy lettuce, mustard greens, kale, swish chard, tomatoes and herbs.” On Mondays over the summer, preschoolers from the Early Childhood Development Center, which has its own Unity Garden, joined Smith to help weed and pick vegetables, she said. “It was great to have them out there, helping, tasting lettuce,” Smith said. “They were great.” Smith said the garden raised her awareness about local food security problems. “There are some people who need healthy food but can’t get it from anywhere else [other than the Unity Gardens],” she said. The garden was made possible through the Dooley Endowment, a fund intended for student-initiated social justice projects, Pilarski said. The endowment is named after Saint Mary’s alumnus Katherine T. Dooley, ’28. “She was passionate about social justice and Saint Mary’s,” Pilarski said. There are 41 other Unity Gardens of varying sizes in the South Bend area, Sara Stewart, executive director for Unity Gardens, said. Stewart added that the gardens help close social divisions. “We live in a society that separates us, and gardens are a natural way to share,” she said. “By bringing together people that would usually never interact, we can see our strengths in different ways.” Stewart said the interactive aspect of the gardens is more significant than the gardening itself. “This isn’t just about access to healthy vegetables,” she said. “It’s more about unification of the community and social cohesion.”
First Command Financial Services is sponsoring the 40th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), continuing the company’s history of supporting ‘The People’s Marathon’.Taking place on 23-25 October, the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon boasts an entire weekend of events, including:Health & Fitness Expo and Runners ConferenceMCM Pep RallyRunners Brunch and Carb DinnerMCM 10K and Kids RunMarine Corps MarathonMCM Finish FestivalFirst Command is the sponsor of the MCM Pep Rally on 23 October and will have a booth in the Health and Fitness Expo.“We consider it a great honour to be affiliated with ‘The People’s Marathon’, and we look forward to joining the tens of thousands of volunteers and fans who will be cheering on the runners as they make their way through the heart of our nation’s capital,” said Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command.“We view our ongoing support of this event as a clear demonstration of the connection we feel with all of the armed forces.”First Command’s relationship with the MCM began in 1998 when more than 170 First Command employees and their families volunteered to assist nearly 15,000 runners.First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Bank and First Command Financial Planning, ‘assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams.’www.firstcommand.comwww.marinemarathon.com Related
ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by. Anthony DemangoneSocial media and our 24-hour news cycle have a tendency to distort reality. It isn’t that both information channels intentionally mislead us. Rather, both have a tendency to focus on a very small number of issues.If an alien visited our world today, “it” might think that the number one issue facing our planet is whatever the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is doing today. I just visited CNN’s website, and they are focusing on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s homecoming, the plane crash involving a Philadelphia news executive, and the fact that a whale has washed up on shore in California.What’s missing? A great deal. This missing story is referred to as “silent evidence.”Nassim Nicholas Taleb, in his book, The Black Swan, talks a great deal about silent evidence. He uses a story from Cicero to highlight the issue.Diagoras, a nonbeliever in the gods, was shown painted tablets bearing the portraits of some worshippers who prayed, then survived a subsequent shipwreck. The implication was that praying protects you from drowning.Diagoras asked, “Where are the pictures of those who prayed, then drowned?”The winners often tell the story, and we don’t have a great way of hearing from the losers. You often hear about some lady or gentlemen who turned their life around by flipping homes, day trading, or getting into the healthy food vending business. continue reading »
He said the first takedown got his momentum going.“I was looking to build a lead on him,” Pfarr said. “Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a higher lead. I beat him pretty good [in the regular season] at the Penn State dual, but I guess a win is a win. It got me into the final.”In the final, Pfarr faced Michigan’s Domenic Abounader, an opponent who he previously lost to in the regular season.A late takedown in the third period by Abounader prevented Pfarr from winning his first Big Ten title.Pfarr said his opponent came prepared to face him.“He must have watched some video on me,” Pfarr said. “He came out and got two takedowns on me right away. I wasn’t expecting it. He’s pretty good at top, but I was confident with my ability to get away. And at one point, the [score] was tied up, but he ended getting a third takedown in the final period, and I wasn’t able to comeback from that.”Ness, the 157-pounder, faced a tough opponent in Illinois’ Isaiah Martinez, who has been undefeated the whole season.The redshirt senior failed to win his second Big Ten title, losing to Martinez 12-5.“There were a lot of opportunities for him to score points,” Eggum said. “For Dylan, that was a winnable match, no question about it. I think overall, he wrestled extremely well, but there are some things he could work on. He will make some adjustments and look towards the NCAAs.”The whole team will try to make adjustments as it heads into Minnesota’s final meet of the season later this month.“There are still some things that we need to improve on,” Eggum said. “[But] the most important thing is for us is to stay positive and be focused for what is coming up next.” Minnesota finishes Big Tens in thirdRedshirt senior Chris Dardanes took home the title at 133 pounds.Daily File Photo, Liam James DoyleSenior Dylan Ness wrestles during his match in the Williams Arena on Jan. 30 against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Danny ChenMarch 9, 2015Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintThe Gophers left the Big Ten championships on Sunday with a third-place finish and a senior earning a title — strikingly similar results to last year’s championship.Only this time the Gophers relied on their performance in the 133-pound weight class with redshirt senior Chris Dardanes taking home the title.Dardanes is one of seven Minnesota wrestlers who earned an automatic bid to the NCAA championships.Head assistant coach Brandon Eggum said the team could qualify even more wrestlers, depending on at-large bids.“Hopefully, we can [get] one of the other guys through with the allocations,” Eggum said. “They go through a … scoring system where maybe [Ethan] Lizak or [Nick] Wanzek can get in as well.”While the team waits for additional qualifications, Dardanes’ fate is sealed.Dardanes finished third at last year’s Big Ten championships and fourth the year before that. But on Sunday he improved on his already-perfect season.The redshirt senior moved to 23-0 by defeating No. 2 Ryan Taylor of Wisconsin in a 7-2 decision.Dardanes said the championship round was a lot closer than the score made it seem.“I felt like I was really efficient and controlled the tide,” Dardanes said. “[But] my opponent was really athletic, quick and strong, too. He was definitely a tough opponent to face.”Redshirt sophomore Brett Pfarr and redshirt senior Dylan Ness also wrestled in title matches on Sunday, but both fell.It was Pfarr’s first experience competing in the Big Ten championships, and he reached the final match by defeating Penn State’s Matt McCutcheon 4-2.