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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...

El Paso Electric Appoints Mary Kipp as CEO

Mary Kipp, El Paso Electric Co. EL PASO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The El Paso Electric Company (EPE) (NYSE:EE) Board of Directors announces that Mary Kipp, President of EPE, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), today, December 15, 2015. Thomas V....

Articles of Interest

Lynn Good on How Duke Energy Is Getting Past Coal

CEO says utility is investing in renewables and natural gas, and ‘will continue to decarbonize’ Utility executives are navigating a rapidly changing landscape: low prices, weak electricity demand and increasingly strict emissions rules. Duke Energy Corp., the giant utility based in...

Study: Women Make Up 6% of CEO Positions in Energy

The number of women in the C-suite at U.S. energy companies is still not on par with their male counterparts. Analysis from global advisory firm Korn Ferry reveals that women make up significantly less C-level positions in energy, with the...