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eiXtra | The Newsletter of Electrical Equipment and Medical Imaging Manufacturers
November 5, 2018 | Volume No. 21 Subscribe
Sustainability through Renewable Grid Integration
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, about eight percent (81 GW) of generating capacity in the United States in 2016 came from wind turbines, most of which were onshore.

From the Chairman | David Nord
The U.S. electrical grid may be the largest interconnected machine on Earth, but is it high quality enough for our high-powered century? The short answer is: probably not.

NIST Workshops to Focus on Grid Operations and Economics
With the assistance of NEMA and other industry leaders, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is updating its Smart Grid Interoperability Framework to advance grid modernization.

Wire and Cable Standard Contains Tests Help Minimize Defects
3.0 kHz Insulation Continuity Proof Testing of Wire and Cable covers a general procedure for continuous voltage proof testing of wire and cable.

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Current Conditions Component Bounces Back to 50 Even as Future Conditions Reading Continues to Erode
Although the median measure remained at 0, the mean value of the reported intensity of change in electroindustry business conditions edged down to −0.1.

President Trump recently signed into law a series of reforms to federal disaster programs to help communities better prepare for and recover from such events.

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Upcoming Events
5G—the fifth generation of wireless technology—is coming. Register for the November 19 IoTNOW webinar hosted by MultiTech Systems to learn more.

IoTNOW Webinars | 5G Communications: Better, Stronger, Faster
November 14-15, 2018
La Cantera Resort and Spa
San Antonio, Texas

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Motor Summit 2018 | NEMA's Industry Director Kirk Anderson is keynote speaker at the 8th Motor Summit International on November 14-15, 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland. | Learn more