Archive for January, 2018

New CEO takes over at Hill Country power provider Pedernales, one of nation’s largest co-ops

Becky Motal
Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc., the Johnson City-based electricity provider that supplies swaths of the Hill Country and Austin suburbs with power, has a new CEO — the first woman to hold the post in the organization’s nearly 80-year history. The...
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Hiring Women Isn’t the Problem but Keeping Them is, Says ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance

Becky Motal
The oil industry is doing a better job of hiring women. Keeping them remains the challenge, says ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance. Conoco, the world’s biggest independent oil producer, has seen its percentage of female and minority workers climb among its youngest...
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New Clean Energy Workshops Offered by AWE Sponsor Utility Classroom

Becky Motal
AWE sponsor Utility Classroom is offering a one-day workshop in cities around the country, called Clean Energy Meets the Electric Utility Industry. By addending this workshop, you’ll learn what clean, green and renewable energy really mean; how the electric grid functions and how...
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