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Mobil 1 Marks 50th Anniversary with Celebratory Racing Liveries Throughout 2024 Motorsports Season

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Friday, March 15, 2024

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mobil 1™ motor oil, this year the brand will showcase more than 40 iconic, specially-designed liveries and paint schemes on the track throughout the 2024 motorsports season.

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  • To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mobil 1™ motor oil, this year the brand will showcase more than 40 iconic, specially-designed liveries and paint schemes on the track throughout the 2024 motorsports season.
  • Mobil 1 motor oils have long been the choice for preeminent race teams competing in the most demanding and popular motorsports series around the globe.
  • “These liveries exemplify our collaborations in lubricant innovation in the world of motorsports.
  • For coverage of Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Cadillac as well as upcoming gold liveries and paint schemes, visit @mobil1racing on Instagram and X all year-long.

Global Study Reveals Business Leaders Expect Advances in AI to Require New Skills

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

The findings are part of " The Work We Want ," a global initiative commissioned by WEC.

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  • The findings are part of " The Work We Want ," a global initiative commissioned by WEC.
  • The first installment of this new international research, " Agile Talent in the Age of AI ," details how generative AI will radically reshape workforces, requiring new soft and technical skills to realize the potential technology offers.
  • "AI has made agility non-negotiable, and the HR services industry is crucial in helping to fill the labour and skills gaps brought on by digitalization."
  • To learn more about how your organization can bridge the skills gap and thrive in the age of AI, visit https://insights.wecglobal.org/the-work-we-want/home/agile-talent-in-the... to download the full report.

Ricoh takes home the 2024 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence Award

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

EXTON, Pa., March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced it has been named a 2024 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), another achievement in relation to the company's long-term commitment made more than 45 years ago to the preservation of the environment and sustainability of the planet.

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  • With 2024 marking nine consecutive years as Partner of the Year and seven successively with the Sustained Excellence designation given to partners who demonstrate outstanding leadership year after year, Ricoh was awarded for exemplary commitment and dedication to leadership in energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program.
  • Raising ENERGY STAR awareness through efforts such as distributing ENERGY STAR-branded tote bags at the Ricoh Partner Summit in October that welcomed 400 attendees.
  • Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a select group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to energy efficiency and the transition to a clean energy economy.
  • ENERGY STAR award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies.

Hooper named President of We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

MILWAUKEE, March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) announced today that Michael Hooper, currently president and chief operating officer of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource (NYSE: NI), has been named president of We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, effective April 1, 2024.

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  • MILWAUKEE, March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) announced today that Michael Hooper, currently president and chief operating officer of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource (NYSE: NI), has been named president of We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, effective April 1, 2024.
  • "We're fortunate to have Mike join our senior leadership team," said Scott Lauber, president and chief executive officer of WEC Energy Group.
  • Hooper will have primary responsibility for the electric and gas distribution business, customer service, power generation and major projects for We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service.
  • The company's principal utilities are We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Michigan Gas Utilities, Minnesota Energy Resources and Upper Michigan Energy Resources.

Official 24 Hours of Le Mans Game, Le Mans Ultimate, available today

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Internally developed title leverages RaceControl, Motorsport Games’ Online Service platform to deliver complete product-to-play ecosystem

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  • Internally developed title leverages RaceControl, Motorsport Games’ Online Service platform to deliver complete product-to-play ecosystem
    MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Le Mans Ultimate , the official game of the FIA World Endurance Championship, and 24 Hours of Le Mans (ACO), goes on sale in Early Access today.
  • The game is the first officially licenced and dedicated 24 Hours of Le Mans video game for over twenty years, created by Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ:MSGM) (“Motorsport Games”) development team, Studio 397.
  • Developed with extensive manufacturer support, including detailed collaboration with Ferrari on the Le Mans Centenary winning 499, to make the included cars as realistic as possible.
  • Our immediate focus is now on continued development and expansion of Le Mans Ultimate to provide gamers with a world-class entertainment experience.”
    The 24 Hours of Le Mans and World Endurance Championship is currently undergoing a renaissance with renewed interest thanks to the new Hypercar machinery.

Rockwell Automation Global Sustainability Leaders to Speak at World Electrolysis Congress

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Monday, March 4, 2024

DUSSELDORF, Germany, March 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced it is sending a team of global leaders in sustainability and renewables technologies to the third annual World Electrolysis Congress (WEC24) in Dusseldorf, Germany, 4-6 March.

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  • DUSSELDORF, Germany, March 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced it is sending a team of global leaders in sustainability and renewables technologies to the third annual World Electrolysis Congress (WEC24) in Dusseldorf, Germany, 4-6 March.
  • The sustainability team will showcase a range technologies and solutions designed to help companies producing renewable energy be more efficient and cost effective.
  • Andrea Ruotolo, global head of customer sustainability: Ruotolo will deliver the keynote address on the theme of "Innovation within Electrolyzer Technology."
  • The Rockwell Automation team will share how smart solutions and data-driven technologies can work to rapidly and efficiently scale electrolysis projects and other links in the renewable-energy supply chain.

National Content & Technology Cooperative ("NCTC") Kicks off the 2024 Winter Educational Conference ("WEC")

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Content & Technology Cooperative (NCTC) kicked off its 21st annual Winter Educational Conference (WEC), Monday, Feb. 26, at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Day one was focused on innovation, technology, and the emerging landscape of artificial intelligence (AI).

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  • LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Content & Technology Cooperative (NCTC) kicked off its 21st annual Winter Educational Conference (WEC), Monday, Feb. 26, at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Day one was focused on innovation, technology, and the emerging landscape of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Today, NCTC led many important conversations around the future of this emerging technology and how NCTC members can embrace this groundbreaking innovation to support the future of their businesses.
  • "As we reflect on the technology leaders' discussion and AI conversations, it's clear that the industry is at the forefront of technological innovation.
  • Other notable announcements from WEC 2024 were TVS Cable's announcement of launching their Mobile Brand powered by NCTC's MVNO Solution.

National Content & Technology Cooperative ("NCTC") Brings Back the Winter Educational Conference ("WEC")

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Content & Technology Cooperative (NCTC) kicks off its 21st annual Winter Educational Conference (WEC), Monday, Feb. 26, at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. For two days, NCTC members, consisting of industry professionals including traditional cable, telcos, broadband-only providers, and municipalities from across the U.S. and Canada, will huddle to learn insights, study the latest trends in the industry and explore the most important topics facing providers today.

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  • The Countdown to NCTC's Winter Educational Conference is on!
  • The conference will include special pre- and post-training sessions with partners Power & Tel, Bold New Solutions, and SCTE.
  • Attendees are encouraged to click here to view the show's full agenda and follow the conversation via #WEC24 on NCTC's social media channels: Facebook , X and LinkedIn .
  • Note for editors: interviews and photos are available upon request.

Hard-earned points for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, March 4, 2024

Toyota City, Japan, Mar 4, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on a tough challenge in the season-opening Qatar 1812 KM and earned valuable FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) points after a determined team effort.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Mar 4, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on a tough challenge in the season-opening Qatar 1812 KM and earned valuable FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) points after a determined team effort.
  • Ryo completed the race in 10th to make it a double points finish for the team, despite the challenging circumstances.
  • After missing out on an overall podium for the first time since Silverstone in 2018, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is determined to achieve an instant return at the next round of the 2024 season, the 6 Hours of Imola, in Italy on 21 April.
  • But, despite the difficulties, all team members worked very hard to score points with both cars.

Consortium including Eco Wave Power, Toshiba, Hitachi Energy, and UK Universities Secure £1.5 Million Grant to Develop Wave-Powered Microgrid for Island in Thailand

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Wave Power Global (Nasdaq: WAVE) ("Eco Wave Power" or the "Company" or "EWP"), a leading, publicly traded onshore wave energy company, is pleased to announce that  it has won a £1.5 million grant (the "Grant") as part of a consortium led by Toshiba (U.K.) and Aquatera (U.K.) to design a pilot microgrid project for a remote island in Thailand.

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  • The £1.5 million grant is part of Innovate UK's Energy Catalyst program Round 10, which supports U.K. and international businesses and organizations in developing market-focused technologies that provide clean, affordable and accessible energy..
  • The consortium will utilize the onshore Wave Energy Converters (WECs) developed by EWP and implement advanced technology developed by the corporate partners and the university teams.
  • Professor Guang Li, of the University of Manchester, said: "This is a second grant from Innovate UK for the development and commercialization of the Eco Wave Power's technology.
  • I also believe with our great partners we can achieve all of our objectives in this project".