Archive | January 4, 2017

Verizon Teams Up With Lineage Power Corporation For Energy Efficient Gadget

The technologies will allow wireless operators, communication carriers, internet service providers and large enterprises to turn electricity from commercial alternating current (A.C.) to direct current (D.C.).

Customized rectifiers and software which will boost efficiency of the A.C./D.C. adaptation process to up to 97 percent, thereby saving electricity and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy savings can be more than 1 billion kilowatt-hours every year through reducing power use and cooling costs for the 23, 000 telecom offices and large data centers in the country.

Testing for the five technologies will be done in five of Verizons central office facilities.

To help with the project, the Department of Energy had given a $2.4 million grant to finance the monitoring, research, design, engineering, removal and installation expenses of the program.

Information and communication facilities take up around 3 percent of United States electric use. The quick progress of data centers as well as the demand for it in the country is expected to require two more large power plants.

If energy efficiency measures are not practiced, electricity costs will rise, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. The dependability of electricity will also suffer.

Verizon is a New-York based broadband and other wireless communications provider originally founded as Bell Atlantic Corporation by AT&T. It is a Dow 30 company. Just recently, Verizon had been named as the most trusted U.S. communications company in the research firm Ponemon Institutes annual Most Trusted Companies for Privacy Consumer Survey. Verizon had ranked 14 among all U.S. companies. The survey was made from 6, 600 adult consumers.

Lineage Power is a power conversion solutions provider as well as provides hardware and software to OEM customers, service providers, and large enterprises. With headquarters at Texas, it is also a Gores Group company which gets its heritage of innovation from AT&T, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies and Western Electric. The company has over 2000 employees that has technical expertise in over 25 locations worldwide and has thousands of customers in more than 75 countries. Lineage Power has recently partnered with utility company Power-One for digital power licensing so that Lineage Power can extend their digital DC power control technology for telecom energy sytems to the digital board-mounted power industry. Lineage Power aims to provide customers and partners with wider choice of multi-sourced digital bus coverters and digital POLs.

Article Regarding Boat Accessories

Without the right boat accessories, not only can your trip become a nightmare but it can also become life threatening. Having the right boating accessories can help you to get the most out of your boating experience. The boat accessories you choose to buy will be based largely on the type of boat that you have. If you have a fishing boat, for example, you will be choosing boat accessories that are very different from those that you would buy for sail boats or yachts. Before you go shopping for your boat accessories it is a good idea to research exactly what your boat will need. It is even a good idea to have a list of the necessary boat accessories before you begin your shopping trip.

So where to purchase such boat accessories?

First, check out the store at the marina where you like to keep the boat. Often, they will have a selection of boating equipment that will be superlative for the size and type of boats that accommodate the facility. Keep in mind that while the selection may be plentiful, you will pay top dollar at these locations. However, if convenience is more important than saving money, this is a quick and easy solution.

A second and slightly more cost effective place to look is at sporting goods stores that stock boating equipment. Often, the selection in these stores will be less specialized, but this should not be a problem in most instances. You can still find boat kit that will do the job, and pay less than at the more exclusive marina stores.

If there is nothing in the area that seems to meet your needs, then there is always online shopping. Plenty of internet stores will stock boats, parts & accessories, and you can easily shop at your convenience. Bookmark several selections that are what you have in mind, and then do some comparison on price and quality. Also, check for offers on free shipping. Depending on the cost of the goods, you may be able to not only get a good price, but also not have to pay postage and handling on the order.