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California Commits to Doubling EV Chargers Throughout the State by 2025

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Thoughts About Pro AV’s Path Forward in ’23
February 6, 2023

Can we take a second and acknowledge how impactful Gina Sansivero and Brandy Alvarado-Miranda are for our industry? … I had a chance to sit down with BOTH of them to break down some of the hottest trends from ISE this year, but also to dive deeper into the conversations and challenges that are […]

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How Have Home Intelligence and Automated Shading Solutions Improved Home Energy Efficiency and Comfort?
February 6, 2023

On today’s episode of the Draper at Home podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney, speaks with Scotty Allen, the Chief Operating Officer of Josh.ai, Maryellen Oswald, Custom Integration & Partnerships Channel Manager, Somfy USA, and Tyson McDonald, Director of Business Development, Motorized Solar Solutions for Draper, Inc., to talk about how the effect of home intelligence […]

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How Royal Caribbean is Elevating Entertainment At-Sea
February 6, 2023

— Live stage productions and musicians play a crucial role in making the experience of a Royal Caribbean cruise truly unforgettable. Behind the scenes, there’s a whole team of professionals dedicated to bringing top-notch entertainment to the passengers. The process starts with a creative team that conceptualizes the shows, selecting songs and choreography to […]

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California Commits to Doubling EV Chargers Throughout the State by 2025
December 22, 2022

By 2025, California will solidify its EV charging lead in the U.S. California commits to doubling EV chargers through a $2.9 billion project aimed at increasing available charging infrastructure in key zones across the state. “The plan will increase access to charging and hydrogen fueling for individuals, businesses and public agencies, while supporting our emerging […]

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Why Might California’s 2023-2024 Education Budget Lack Billions in Funding?
December 1, 2022

Things are looking bleak for California’s 2023-2024 education budget and school year. As the state gears up for another legislative cycle and major funding decisions, the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Office is predicting a hole of $2.6 billion for schools and community colleges beginning in July 2023. Declining state revenues are keeping education funds tight, […]

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Innovation to Lower Cost Base for Higher Education
November 29, 2022

California higher education is losing money. Their enrollment is decreasing, as inflation has the cost for school attendance, sky high. The state is working on establishing a new and updated solution to solve the high enrollment costs coupled with the low enrollments rates. Michael Horn, Host of The Future of Education, speaks of innovation […]

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The Impact of Oil Spills Beyond the Environment
October 7, 2021

An oil spill doesn’t just have environmental consequences… the ramifications can extend to other entities as well. As Orange County in California is dealing with the aftermath of an oil spill that left 126 thousand gallons of oil in the Pacific Ocean, what sort of impacts does this have on the tourist industry? How […]

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California Oil Spill is a “Tempest in a Teapot,” Oil Economist Says
October 6, 2021

California is in emergency mode to reign in a 25-mile oil slick, after an estimated 3,000 barrels, or 126,000 gallons, of post-production crude was spilled in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Orange County. Though the situation is still on-going, authorities suspect a ship’s anchor may be to blame, cutting into an off-shore pipeline. […]

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Retooling Testing Strategies for Today’s Modern Learning Environment
September 9, 2021

School districts from California, to Colorado, to Texas all continue to distance themselves from legacy standardized testing, both for the K-12 education journey and for college admissions. With low standardized testing performance, how should schools retool their testing strategies to address both learning loss and year-over-year aptitude in an individualized way? Here’s Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr, […]

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California’s Record Heat Waves Drive Droughts to Match
August 10, 2021

Extreme temperatures have impacted the nation’s power grid from both ends of the spectrum, with states like Texas experiencing both severe outages during an unprecedented freeze and drastic sags during the hot summer months. In California, though, things have taken an even more disruptive turn. The state recently shut down a major hydroelectric plant at […]

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Demand Response and the Power Grid: How to End Rolling Blackouts
June 22, 2021

Rolling blackouts are a big topic of conversation right now, with Texas and California facing potential summer blackouts due to heat waves. But most people don’t understand why they’re necessary and what they achieve. One crucial question surrounding blackouts is whether or not power grids can get to a place where they’re not needed. On […]

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Will Better Supply Chain Visibility Solve California’s Dock Problems?
April 12, 2021

There is a bevy of ships vying for the same docks on the West Coast. From Los Angeles to San Francisco, ships park off the coast for long periods. At times, around 40 ships have been stopped for nearly a week with almost 14,000 containers. What are these bottlenecks doing to the supply chain? How […]

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