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Press Releases from Echelon Corporation (18 total)

Cutting back on training is false economy, warns Echelon

In times of financial turmoil, organisations often look upon training as a soft target and so it becomes one of the first budgets to be reduced or even cut completely. Yet this can prove a false economy, warns the organisation development consultancy, Echelon. ”While training should take its fair share of budget cuts, failure to develop staff hits competence, motivation, productivity and, ultimately, customer service and profitability - just at the

Echelon helps Festival Housing Group do more than win a major award

Festival Housing Group (FHG), the West Midlands-based housing association, has won a UK Housing Award – in the ‘Developing Skills and Capacity’ category – for helping selected Year 10 and 11 pupils at Droitwich Spa High School to develop skills, and gain nationally recognised qualifications in, property maintenance. Known as the ‘Skills for Life project’, it began as a management training opportunity for FHG staff but has gone on to

Survey reports continued growth in CPD importance

Latest research reveals sustained growth in the use of continuous professional development (CPD) by UK professional bodies. The third annual CPD survey by e-publisher Echelon Publishing focused on the current provision of CPD by professional bodies, their future needs, and whether and how they will want to publish, distribute and track CPD in the future. The survey found that: • CPD is mandatory for some 50% of responding institutions. This represents only a

Echelon appoints Alistair Morrison as CEO

The consultancy-led publishing house, Echelon Learning, has appointed Alistair Morrison as its CEO. This means that David Hill, who has headed up Echelon Learning since its inception in 1986, becomes the company’s Chairman, while retaining the role of Services Director to support key clients. Jenny Hill continues to lead the company’s consultancy division. David Hill commented: “Alistair Morrison has a long association with Echelon, having previously served as a non-executive director of

Survey confirms Echelon’s criteria for continued success

Learning specialist Echelon has received a strong vote of confidence from its customers via the results of its recent ‘Client Survey’ – which, in particular, rated Echelon’s ‘attitude’ and ‘flexibility’ extremely highly. Echelon’s client survey asked its clients, which include transport and logistics undertakings, public sector bodies such as NHS Trusts, academic bodies and professional institutes, to rate – anonymously - its performance over the last year against a series

Danish Utility ELRO Net Selects Echelon’s NES System for 50,000 Home Smart Met …

(SAN JOSE, CA – August 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) today announced that the Danish utility ELRO Net has awarded a contract to Echelon’s Networked Energy Services (NES) Value Added Reseller Eltel Networks A/S to deploy an NES based advanced metering system to 50,000 Danish homes. This award marks the first win for the NES system in Denmark, representing another expansion of the NES system market. Initial deliveries

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and California Governor Schwarzenegger Tour E …

(SAN JOSE, CA– August 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, is pleased to announce that U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger toured Echelon’s networked, energy efficient headquarters on Friday, July 27th as part of the Secretary-General’s visit to California to highlight the role technology plays in improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse

McDonald's to Save Energy and Increase Operations Efficiency with Echelon's Tech …

(SAN JOSE, CA– July 10, 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced that McDonald’s Corporation has chosen its LonWorks® technology to network its restaurant kitchen equipment in order to create the “kitchen of the future,” which aims to lower energy consumption and increase operational efficiency. McDonald’s is encouraging its kitchen equipment manufacturers to include

Echelon Corporation to Announce Q2, 2007 Results on July 26th, 2007

SAN JOSE, CA – July 2, 2007 - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) will be holding its quarterly results conference call for investors and analysts on Thursday, July 26th, 2007 at 11:00 am PT (1:00 pm Central/2:00 pm Eastern). The earnings announcement itself is scheduled to cross the wire shortly after 6:00 am Eastern Time. Interested parties may listen in on the call via live webcast at http://www.echelon.com or access the

Echelon and i-Logicon Team to Deliver Energy Management and Process Controls to …

(SAN JOSE, CA – June 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, and i-Logicon Control Automation Pvt. Ltd., a leading service provider in controls, energy management and information technology solutions today announced a collaboration to reduce energy and operating costs for industrial and manufacturing industries in India. The Energy Management Solution (EMS) developed by i-Logicon

Echelon Joins the Business Council on Climate Change

(SAN JOSE, CA – May 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced it has joined the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), a partnership of San Francisco Bay Area businesses committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and advancing corporate environmental leadership. Echelon joins a growing number of environmentally conscious companies dedicated to taking

Echelon to Present at Cowen & Company's Annual Technology Conference for Investo …

(San Jose, CA – May 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced that Ken Oshman, Echelon\'s chairman and CEO, and Bea Yormark, Echelon\'s president and COO, will present a company overview at Cowen & Company’s 35th Annual SMid-Cap Technology Conference at The New York Palace Hotel, New York, New York. Echelon provides technology

Vattenfall AB Exercises Option for Nearly 100,000 Additional Echelon Meters

(San Jose, CA – May 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) announced today that the Swedish utility Vattenfall AB has exercised a third option for up to 100,000 additional Echelon NES meters and associated data concentrators and system software, bringing the total number of meters released under the project to about 600,000. Revenue to Echelon under the options announced today is expected to be approximately $7 million, depending upon the

Echelon Wins Advanced Metering and Energy Management Project with Austrian Utili …

(SAN JOSE, CA– May 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced that its Networked Energy Services (NES) System has been selected by LINZ STROM, Austria to network 75,000 of its customers using advanced meters. The project includes an option for an additional 75,000 of their remaining 175,000 meters. NES Value-Added Reseller Ubitronix (also of

Echelon Technology Selected for China's Growing Streetlight Market

(San Jose, CA – May 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, announced today that several major highways and bridges in the Yangtze River Delta, one of the fastest growing regions in China, have chosen Echelon’s LonWorks® technology to better manage highway and bridge lighting systems for increased security, beautification, and reduced energy consumption. The lighting

Major Utility in Victoria, Australia to Trial Echelon’s Advanced Metering Syst …

(SAN JOSE, CA – April 18, 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) announced today that Australian electricity distributor CitiPower has selected Echelon’s Networked Energy Services (NES) advanced metering system as part of the first phase of a government-mandated migration to advanced metering systems. The government in Victoria, Australia has initiated a program to deliver advanced metering infrastructure and “smart meters” to all Victorian electricity consumers beginning in 2008. Under the

Echelon Speeds Development of Home Automation Products with Introduction of Powe …

(SAN JOSE, CA – April 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced a new power line based integrated circuit that promises to speed and simplify the creation of consumer friendly home automation products. Echelon’s PL 3170 Power Line Smart Transceiver allows manufacturers to create networked home control products that install automatically when plugged

Echelon Announces Green Technology Design Contest

(SAN JOSE, CA– April 2007) - Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced an innovative design contest focused on using control and sensing networks to develop green systems and products to help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Echelon’s Control Without Limits contest will provide $10,000 in prizes to winners based on green potential and