In 2013, the California Energy Commission granted $1.7 million to the US Marine Corp for a microgrid demonstration project. Quantum Energy Storage Corporation (QESC), Poway, California, provided the critical energy storage system to enable multiple microgrid applications. The project, which is built on CleanSparks’s (www.cleanspark.com) FractalGrid platform, creates a network of smaller microgrids, that services… Read More


Since it’s opening in 2013, Hotel Eclat Beijing has been widely recognized for its remarkable design, setting a trend for creative accommodation ideas with its luxurious quality service within a unique location which has garnered much international icons and media attention. As such, Hotel Eclat Beijing triumphed with five industry heavyweight awards yet again! “Travel… Read More


In the wake of ongoing developments in North Korea and the South China Sea, four former Secretaries of Defense will discuss key security issues between the U.S. and China at a program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations in Washington, D.C. on January 11. Defense Secretaries Chuck Hagel, William S. Cohen, William Perry… Read More


Michel Molliet has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels, Greater China, effective January 01, 2016. In his new role, he will oversee the management of the group’s 125 operating hotels and projects in the pipeline across mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, a portfolio which includes 10 brands from the luxury and upscale… Read More