Intertek, Chicago, a leader in testing, inspection, and certification services for the renewable industry, has been named an “EPA Recognized Certification Body” for the new Energy Star Enhanced Testing and Verification procedures.
Sierra Wireless, Vancouver, Canada, will supply end-to-end wireless connectivity products to Nuri Telecom, Seoul, Korea, for the company's latest generation of smart-metering equipment. Sierra Wireless offers hardware, software, and connected services for the mobile industry and machine-to-machine communications. Nuri Telecom provides end-to-end Smart Grid Advanced Metering Infrastructure products.
NHEOLIS SAS, of France, a designer and manufacturer of wind-power technology, has launched Zhangzhou Nheolis Technology, a manufacturing/distribution center of small and medium wind turbines, in Fujian, China. This is a joint venture with Xiamen Kehua Hengsheng Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies.
To strengthen its place in the renewable-energy field, Intertek, Chicago, a provider of quality and safety services, has acquired Metoc plc, U. K. a provider of engineering and environmental consultancy services.
Intertek-Metoc will serve the manufacturing industries by providing testing, inspection and certification services.
Strategic Development and Supply Agreement
Remy Electric Motors LLC, Pendleton, Ind., has been named the new supplier to ZAP, Santa Rosa, Calif. The companies have signed a long-term motor supply and development agreement. Remy Electric is a manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of light-duty starters and alternators and Delco Remy brand heavy-duty systems. ZAP is a provider of electriv vehicles.