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Boeing, EnergyConnect, CALMAC, and EnOcean Alliance.
DRSG is the trade association for companies that provide products and services in the areas of demand response and smart-grid technologies and practices.
Convergys entered into a global strategic relationship with Microsoft and introduced the Convergys Smart Communications Suite powered by Microsoft. Currently under development, the solution will provide a comprehensive next-generation business support system aimed at improving the customer experience. By combining Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 with the modular business support system capabilities of Convergys, the solution supports a shared vision of enabling service providers to rapidly deliver a wide range of new and differentiated services. The Suite is flexible, scalable and interoperable with existing systems and third-party applications, as well as with varying deployment models, and the solution is intended to offer an alternative to rival billing and CRM platforms.
Pioneer Power Solutions’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Pioneer Transformers Ltd., entered into two contracts with Hydro-Quebec. The first is a renewal of Pioneer’s 2006 master agreement for the production of pad-mount transformers. They are designed for use in grade level and underground commercial and residential electric distribution systems. Pioneer also entered a first-time contract for the supply of submersible transformers. Like the pad-mount contract, the submersibles agreement provides for a maximum term of four years, including extension options.