Energy Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Workers Strike at 9 US Refineries http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/workers-strike-9-us-refineries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United Steelworkers Union announced the stoppage began 12:01 February 1 at refineries in California, Kentucky, Texas and Washington State.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/workers-strike-9-us-refineries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/workers-strike-9-us-refineries#comments Compensation Strategies Competitiveness Energy Management Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Labor / Employment Policy Leadership The Latest Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:52:00 +0000 159001 at http://www.industryweek.com David McNew/Getty Images BP to Cut 300 North Sea Jobs as Oil Price Plunges http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/bp-cut-300-north-sea-jobs-oil-price-plunges <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Trevor Garlick, regional president for BP North Sea, said the cuts were inevitable due to "toughening market conditions" and the "well-documented challenges of operating in this maturing region."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/bp-cut-300-north-sea-jobs-oil-price-plunges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/bp-cut-300-north-sea-jobs-oil-price-plunges#comments Energy Management Workforce The Latest Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:01:00 +0000 157511 at http://www.industryweek.com Andy Buchanan, Getty Images GM Unveils 200-Mile Chevrolet Bolt http://www.industryweek.com/technology/gm-unveils-200-mile-chevrolet-bolt <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM chief executive Mary Barra, unveiling the long-held secret at the Detroit auto show, called the Bolt "a real game-changer" in the electric vehicle market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/gm-unveils-200-mile-chevrolet-bolt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/gm-unveils-200-mile-chevrolet-bolt#comments Energy Management Technology The Latest Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:47:00 +0000 157231 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano,Getty Images Manufacturing, R&D Colocation Shines at First Solar's Perrysburg Plant http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/manufacturing-rd-colocation-shines-first-solars-perrysburg-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Count First Solar's Mike Koralewski among the believers that U.S. manufacturing benefits when production and research & development stay together.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/manufacturing-rd-colocation-shines-first-solars-perrysburg-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/manufacturing-rd-colocation-shines-first-solars-perrysburg-plant#comments Energy Management Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Operations The Latest Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 157081 at http://www.industryweek.com <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>&quot;We wouldn&#39;t be here today if it weren&#39;t for the colocation of [manufacturing and research &amp; development].&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Mike Koralewski</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Vice President - Site Operations, Perrysburg<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>First Solar Inc.<br /> <strong>Prior Position:</strong> Vice President, Global Quality - First Solar<br /> <strong>Degrees / Honors: </strong></p> <p>Bachelor of Science degree, Case Western Reserve University</p> <p>MBA, Bowling Green State University</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Deal with Ukraine http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/westinghouse-nuclear-fuel-deal-ukraine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kiev would like to purchase additional Westinghouse nuclear fuel for 13 of its reactors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/westinghouse-nuclear-fuel-deal-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/westinghouse-nuclear-fuel-deal-ukraine#comments Energy Management Global Economy The Latest Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:52:00 +0000 156561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Westinghouse</em></p> The Hardest Part of Lean is to See the Waste http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste <div class="field-byline"> William A. Levinson, principal, Levinson Productivity Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble recognizing waste in your processes, one of America's manufacturing pioneers has some lessons to remember.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Engagement Machine Tools Operations The Latest Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:09:00 +0000 156501 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Motor Co. Kyocera Developing World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/kyocera-developing-world-s-largest-floating-solar-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The project will be comprised of 50,000 Kyocera modules installed over a water surface area of 180,000m and will generate 15,635 megawatt hours (MWh) per year while offsetting 7,800 tons of CO2 emissions annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/kyocera-developing-world-s-largest-floating-solar-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/kyocera-developing-world-s-largest-floating-solar-plant#comments Energy Management Expansion Management The Latest Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:53:00 +0000 156231 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Kyocera</em></p> Ohio Isn't the Rust Belt, It's the Green Belt http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt <div class="field-byline"> Philip Brennan, CEO, ECHOGEN Power Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Contrary to popular misconceptions, Ohio’s clean energy economy is driving job growth and attracting significant investment money to the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt#comments Energy Management Expansion Management Operations The Latest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:04:00 +0000 155561 at http://www.industryweek.com Cienpies Design / Thinkstock Efficient Energy Use Drives Down Energy Bills at Cummins http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/efficient-energy-use-drives-down-energy-bills-cummins <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'Strategic thinking, rigorous financial analysis and planning, and strong leadership’ power improvements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/efficient-energy-use-drives-down-energy-bills-cummins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/efficient-energy-use-drives-down-energy-bills-cummins#comments Energy Management Operations The Latest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:03:00 +0000 154191 at http://www.industryweek.com Saudi Sights Set on US Shale http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/saudi-sights-set-us-shale <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Saudi Arabia wants to try and knock out shale oil competitors from the market," said Saudi economist Abdulwahab Abu-Dahesh.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/saudi-sights-set-us-shale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/saudi-sights-set-us-shale#comments Energy Management The Latest Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:12:00 +0000 154351 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images</em></p>