SwitchDin’s Technology Selected for World-First Project to Increase Solar Hosting Capacity for Electricity Distribution Networks

SwitchDin, an Australian energy management software company, has been retained by distribution networks, SA Power Networks and AusNet Services, to provide a global-first solution that will allow networks to create flexible solar export limits to accommodate the growth of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that are connected to the grid.

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SwitchDin CEO Dr Andrew Mears with SwitchDin Droplet controller (Photo: Business Wire)

The installation of PV systems is growing at a rate of more than 200,000 each year in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM), and distribution networks are reaching the limit of their ability to host rooftop solar in some areas. This flexible export capability will allow SA Power Networks and AusNet Services to offer an alternative to the strict export limits currently required to address these challenges, increasing the penetration of renewable energy, creating more value for customers

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International Land Alliance has Selected p2klabs to Support Branding and Marketing Technology …

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Land Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB: ILAL) announced today the engagement of p2klabs, a CleanSpark, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLSK) company for marketing, branding, and design services.

p2klabs (p2k) is a marketing, design, and innovation consulting firm that specializes in applying design, technology, and business process methodologies to create intuitive digital experiences and journeys that help transform and grow businesses. p2k is owned by CleanSpark, which ILAL has a partnership with to create sustainable power solutions through microgrid development for its properties.

International Land Alliance has previously announced multiple new developments near the California border, specifically Baja California, Mexico, which is known for its beautiful beaches, outstanding golf resorts, and abundant wineries. The properties are being visited and purchased mostly by Mexican-Americans and retirees from the Southwest United States. These unique residential resort communities: Costa Bajamar, Plaza Bajamar, Valle Divino and the Oasis Park

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Calian Selected to Provide Science and Technology Services for Department of National Defence …

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) has been selected by the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide as and when requested Science and Technology (S&T) research capabilities.

The Company has been awarded the contract under the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) at Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), DND’s national leader in defence science and technology.

Calian will support technology services for CSSP and about 21 federal departments and agencies, providing the ability to scale up Canada’s science and technology capabilities to meet specific operational requirements.

The contract has a term of up to five years and is valued at approximately $18 million over the full five-year period. Calian has partnered with C3 Human Factors, CogSim Technologies, SimFront Simulation Systems, CAE and Lansdowne Technologies to deliver the contract.

“Having been a part of the team that delivered the previous version of this

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Kenya’s WTO candidate says she will focus on climate change if selected

By Duncan Miriri

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s candidate to become the next head of the World Trade Organisation pledged on Thursday to integrate climate change issues into the WTO agenda if selected.

Amina Mohamed, who is the East African nation’s sports minister, progressed to the second round of selection to become the next director-general of the WTO, along with four other candidates, on Friday.

“How is it possible that the WTO does not discuss climate change?… WTO must be a part of the global conversation on climate change,” she told an online media briefing from Geneva.

Mohamed, who was involved in the development of green financial instruments when she was the deputy head of the U.N. agency for the environment (UNEP), said she would make the WTO’s trade and environment committee active.

“At the end of the day, it is about the bottom line, but that bottom line can actually

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Calian Selected to Provide Science and Technology Services for Department of National Defence Safety and Security Program – Press Release

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) has been selected by the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide as and when requested Science and Technology (S&T) research capabilities.

The Company has been awarded the contract under the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) at Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), DND’s national leader in defence science and technology.

Calian will support technology services for CSSP and about 21 federal departments and agencies, providing the ability to scale up Canada’s science and technology capabilities to meet specific operational requirements.

The contract has a term of up to five years and is valued at approximately $18 million over the full five-year period. Calian has partnered with C3 Human Factors, CogSim Technologies, SimFront Simulation Systems, CAE and Lansdowne Technologies to deliver the contract.

“Having been a part of the team that delivered the previous version of this

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Platform Science Selected by Werner Enterprises to Support Innovative Driver Technology Solutions

“Our drivers require best-in-class technology to keep them efficient and safe on the road, which is why we remain focused on developing new technology-rich solutions and offerings through our innovation initiative, Werner EDGE,” explains Danny Lilley, VP of Fleet Systems and Technology for Werner Enterprises. “Incorporating Platform Science into our new tablet-based telematics solution allows us to provide a smart workflow, reduce manual data entry and improve navigation and safety features, an important step in furthering our company’s unwavering commitment to our drivers and moving the industry forward.”

Through this partnership, Werner trucks will be outfitted with Platform Science’s full suite of products including its innovative catalogue of applications and third-party app marketplace. The company’s open platform will enable Werner to easily customize and scale its in-cabin and backend experiences, ensuring an unprecedented level of flexibility and control over all of its technologies. 

“As one of the largest and

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