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

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...

In Remembrance of Karen R. Johnson

One of our esteemed AWE Board Members, Karen R. Johnson, passed away on June 5, 2016.  She was a devoted wife, loving mother, caring mentor, and dear friend to many. Karen was a graduate of the University of Texas at...

Articles of Interest

DER Control with Grid Edge Analytics

Entergy creates new approaches to better manage the grid that involve more distributed energy resources. S. Cat Wong, Wade P. Malcolm | May 24, 2019 Today, approximately 120 megawatts of customer-owned distributed energy resources, almost all rooftop photovoltaic systems, are...

Can women succeed in energy corporations without acting like men?

HOUSTON CHRONICLE | Erin Douglas , May 17, 2019 At a recent Houston conference for women in the oil and gas industry, a keynote speaker, Pamela Beall, the chief financial officer for MPLX, a pipeline company, gave a presentation on how to...