Significant to the utility industry's move to the more efficient open standards-based technologies necessary for smart grid applications is access to a robust communications platform. According to Mark Bartolomeo, vice president enterprise data sales for Verizon Wireless, the company's Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) 3G network provides a secure, high-speed path for carrying data today and as the demand increases in the future.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. introduces the Trailblazer® 302 Air Pak™, the industry's first gasoline engine-driven welder, generator and air compressor that meets job site reliability standards. The Trailblazer 302 Air Pak is designed to provide construction, structural steel and equipment repair professionals with a self-contained power source that welds at up to 350 amps, provides 13,000 watts of Accu-Rated™ generator power and 26 CFM at 100-percent duty cycle.