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Texas Put Up Millions to Lure a Samsung Plant and Won. Will It Pay Off?

Texas Put Up Millions to Lure a Samsung Plant and Won. Will It Pay Off?

(Bloomberg) — Landing Samsung Electronics Co.’s massive new chip plant didn’t come cheap for Taylor, Texas. The question now is whether the investment will pay off. State and local officials offered a raft of incentives to lure the plant to the town, which is in Austin’s northeastern suburban fringe. It all could amount to hundreds […]

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After A Historic Summer, What is Next For Esports?

Competitive gaming has become a multimillion-dollar industry for players and executives alike, and in such a burgeoning field, the best might be yet to come. New Yorkers have no shortage of opportunities to pack a 20,000-seat arena given the abundance of professional sports teams in the city. One of this summer’s top draws however […]

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Energy storage
ChargeExpo 2024: Exploring the Role of Energy Storage in Modernizing the Power Grid
March 1, 2024

Several years on, not many will have forgotten the Texas Freeze. The failure of the power grid during the winter of 2021 had devastating effects, with hundreds dead and millions without power, food, and clean water. While the Texas Freeze was caused by the failure of the state’s power grid, the national power grid […]

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UBBA
UBBA Seeks to Help the Utility Industry Capitalize on Technology Advancements and Opportunities
March 1, 2024

The rapid transformation of the utility industry was palpable at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, highlighting the sector’s stride towards a future powered by artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and electric vehicles. Secure and resilient connectivity remains the linchpin of this evolution, a focus underscored by the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) and its commitment to private LTE networks […]

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Advanced conductors
ChargeExpo 2024: How Advanced Conductors Can Enhance EV Infrastructure and Revolutionize the Energy Sector
March 1, 2024

The U.S. power grid is struggling, and it’s no wonder why: The aging grid was not built for a time when clean energy sources would begin to replace fossil fuels. With an increasing number of Americans expected to switch to electric vehicles in the coming years, the need to decarbonize the power grid and […]

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Energy efficiency
The Future of the Energy Sector Rests on Energy Efficiency. Global Energy Partners is Leading the Way
March 1, 2024

The spotlight was on the future of energy efficiency at ChargeExpo 2024, with industry leaders gathering to discuss innovative solutions and trends shaping the sector. At the forefront of this shift is the drive to reduce carbon footprints and lower utility bills for consumers and businesses alike. This trend aligns with recent developments, such […]

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