Archive for July, 2015

Rainer reigns at Entergy Texas

Becky Motal

Part of the women-in-energy article series Kathleen Wolf Davis | Jun 18, 2014 Sallie Rainer, president and CEO of Entergy Texas, tells outsiders that her role is all about value. Top value: delivering power to 420,000 customers in Southeast Texas….

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Ex-LCRA manager thrives at nonprofit

Becky Motal

When Becky Motal announced her retirement as general manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority effective at the end of last year, most anybody who knew her likely had the same thought: This will never last. Sure enough, in February…

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New research center to focus on energy law and business

Becky Motal

New research center to focus on energy law and business UT Austin will create an innovative new center that combines the expertise and resources associated with three existing research units focused on energy law and business. The Kay Bailey Hutchison…

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UT Austin graduate student takes first prize in Pike Powers Research Fellowship Competition

Becky Motal

UT Austin graduate student takes first prize in Pike Powers Research Fellowship Competition UT Austin’s Krystian Perez, a Ph.D. student in chemical engineering, was awarded first place in the Pike Powers Research Fellowship Competition, sponsored by the Pecan Street Research…

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Study: Duke Energy tops among world power companies for women in key posts

Becky Motal

John Downey Senior Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal A new study on women in the power and utility industry ranks Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE:DUK) first among the 100 largest power companies internationally for women in decision-making positions. The report —…

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TIME shows how attitudes toward conservation may be guided by gender

Becky Motal

A new global survey for TIME shows how attitudes toward conservation may be guided by gender. More women than men worldwide say energy conservation is a “very important” issue, while men report greater personal concern about global warming, according to…

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