"NEEA's Field Days demonstrate irrigation technologies for Northwest growers"
Pump Systems Matter's Chairman of the Board, Geoff Wickes, along with his orgnaization Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) hosted “Field Days” on two farms in Oregon and Washington with Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), regional electric utilities and Northwest growers. Field Days gave growers and irrigators an up-close look at developing efficient irrigation technology solutions that give growers more dynamic control of watering, allowing them to produce crops more efficiently and profitably.Click the video to view.
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"Power Generation and Energy Costs"
Presented by William C. Livoti
Bill has over 30 years experience designing, field testing, repairing and troubleshooting mechanical seals, compressors and pumping systems for pump and mechanical seals companies and a large utility company. Mr. Livoti is an active member of the ASME, Vibration Institiute, IEEE, PCIC and Power Engineering Society and holds several patents in motor and gearing design as applied to pumps and fluid handling.
Mr. Livoti's presentation addresses current information on Power Generation and Energy Costs. Some of the key topics include: - Energy Crisis - Rising Future Costs - Growing Infrastructure Costs - Environmental Compliance - Industry Trends - Rate Correction