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NEMA launches podcasts on electroindustry topics


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The U.S.-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has launched NEMAcast, a podcast that focuses on news, information and opportunities of interest to the electroindustry. Anyone with internet access can listen online at, or through iTunes.

According to NEMA president and CEO Evan Gaddis, NEMAcast represents
the most recent step the association has taken to keep its members and
others abreast of current issues.
“This is an exciting new medium
that will provide timely information on Smart Grid, the economy, energy
efficiency, (U.S.) government policies, and the environment from
specialists in their fields,” he said. “It is yet another example of
how NEMA is at the forefront of today’s hot issues in the

NEMAcast has several channels, each with a particular focus:

Smart Grid Channel
a driving force behind the development of a national Smart Grid, NEMA
interviews industry experts to find out how Smart Grid will affect
consumers, manufacturers, and the nation. What are the current trends
in Smart Grid technology, and how will they affect you? Tune into the
Smart Grid Channel to find out. NEMA’s Smart Grid Director, Paul
Molitor, leads with our first episode.

Energy Efficiency Channel
efficiency, renewable energy, and energy storage are topics that affect
everything from national security to your pocketbook. Subscribe to the
Energy Efficiency Channel to hear interviews on how the electroindustry
is driving energy efficiency and energy independence. The first Energy
Efficiency episode will air in August.


Inside the Electroindustry Channel
the Electroindustry gives you the inside scoop on a wide range of
industry opportunities and developments. Interviews will cover
everything from how to access U.S. federal stimulus funds and new U.S.
state regulations, to important updates in codes and standards. The
first Inside the Electroindustry episode will air in August.

Electric Minute Channel
to the Electric Minute Channel to hear headlines from the
electroindustry. Just one minute in length, each Electric Minute
episode focuses on headlines and news bulletins from across the

Upcoming topics include:

Beating the Market Rollercoaster
July 15

ECBI Says Electroindustry May be Poised for Comeback
July 16

Recycling for Mercury-Containing Lamps Rises
July 17

Smart Grid with Paul Orr
August 5 

Smart Grid with Eric Hsieh
August 19

For more information, go to  To subscribe, go to

is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment
manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C.,
its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the
generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of
electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial,
commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The
association’s Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division
represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging
equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide
sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its
headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and
Mexico City.


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