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The Power of Union-Led Training

There is no denying the power of union-led training. P4A’s success, as measured by the number of members trained as of September 30 this year: P4A has trained 3,484 UWUA members at six P4A employers By the end of the year that number is expected to hit 5,000, roughly 10% of the UWUA membership, and […]

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Utility Command Centers Locked Down Like Fort Knox

Florida Power & Light Co.’s 10,000-square-foot Riviera Beach Command Center is essentially Florida’s Fort Knox. It’s made of layers of concrete block that can withstand Category 5 winds of 157 mph and higher. That’s why 112 of FPL’s employees were stationed there to ride out Hurricane Irma, monitor power outages of its five million customers, and […]

Electric NEWS|12.01.17
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You Can Buy a Buoy to Enjoy Water

This $800 device uses machine learning to help you avoid a catastrophic flood.   A mission of Buoy, one of the latest startups to attack the smart home, is “to enjoy water without worry.” For the vast majority of Americans, that seems like a solution in search of a problem. Water usage may be the […]

Water NEWS|11.30.17
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Pouring Money Down the Drain

Miscellaneous drips and leaks could amount to about 12% of your monthly water bill, American Water Works Association CEO David LaFrance said. A good way to look at how much water you’re using and how to save is to think of each room in your house and see how you use water, says Courtney Jespersen, […]

Water NEWS|11.24.17
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California American Water Teams up with California State Assembly Member Kevin McCarty for “Operation Gobble”

“I’m looking forward to help making Thanksgiving a time of celebration for the working families in my district,” said Assemblyman McCarty. “Everyone deserves to celebrate this time of year.” Read More: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171121005744/en/California-American-Water-Teams-California-State-Assembly

Water NEWS|11.22.17
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CMS Energy’s Unit to Invest $250M in Michigan’s Businesses

CMS Energy Corporation ‘s CMS principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy recently announced that it will invest approximately $250 million to boost small businesses in Michigan over the next two and a half years, under the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. The Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) developed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) began […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.28.17
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How IoT Is Powering The Energy Industry

IoT is making this happen now! For this, all energy equipment of the future will need to have system-on-chip technologies. Integrating energy, automation and software with connectivity promotes greater energy and process optimization. As the IoT is at the centre of this energy efficiency transformation, leading utility companies are investing billions to drive returns that […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.26.17
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