said Irish business cannot afford 5% pay rises this year as many firms remain in survival mode.
As the national voice of business in Ireland, IBEC
represents the interests of business throughout the republic, providing a wide range of direct services to its 7,500 member companies.
Alan Snook, VP Operations of ibec GLOBAL remarked, "This acquisition coupled with GRID2020 and the IBEC
BPL pipe positions us to successfully fulfill our vision of delivering Smart Grid and valuable ancillary services to utilities and consumers throughout the world.
Funded by low-interest Rural Broadband Access Loans from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Program, IBEC
aims to bring broadband Internet access to rural communities via existing power line infrastructure.
I foresee a day when leading businesses will not move into a building that is not an IBEC
In fact, measurements by ARRL staff and confirmed independently show that IBEC
systems are not even notching the aeronautical bands that the FCC rules require BPL systems to avoid and are operating at power levels that cause radiation well in excess of the FCC limits.
It follows two previous awards from IBEC
, recognising reductions in solvent emissions and timber use, and two further awards from the ACCA (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants) acknowledging the quality of Thermo King Galway's environmental reporting.
Scott Brown, CEO and co-founder of New Energy Capital said: "We are delighted with our investment in IBEC
which has produced a highly attractive return for our investors and co-investors, many of whom are local farmers and members of the Rensselaer community.
Nachum Sadan, CEO of Amperion added, "Amperion has successfully demonstrated the benefits of HVBPL in recent field tests with American Electric Power (AEP) and we are very excited to work together with IBEC
and bring this innovative solution to Puerto Rico.
With BPL, IBEC
can provide high-speed Internet services to consumers.
He was there to address an IBEC
conference on regulations in business, so organisers duly went to the bother of printing up close to 100 ID badges for business guests to pin onto their jackets.
facility is the first ethanol plant to begin ethanol production since President Bush's State of the Union announcement of a new initiative to replace 35 billion gallons per year of gasoline consumption with renewable bio-fuels.