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A Life Worth Living

I think it’s fairly common for people to reflect on the meaning of life from time to time. Often, those thoughts arise following the death of a loved one or…


Career Tips for Women in Power

The energy industry is booming, and it’s likely to stay that way as it evolves over the coming decades. This is good news for women, who make up a small…


S&C Electric Company Increases Minimum Wage for U.S. Production Team Members; Now 20 Percent Above Chicago Minimum

Company to offer $18-an-hour minimum starting wage for U.S.-based employees CHICAGO, July 15, 2021 – S&C Electric Company, Chicago’s second-largest manufacturer and a leading technology grid innovator improving power reliability…


Long-Duration Energy Storage: A Strategy for Retiring Coal Plants?
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As the U.S. moves toward cleaner energy sources, and utilities work toward carbon reduction mandates, coal plants are closing at rapid rates across the country. Approximately 79,000 Americans were employed…


Prioritizing the Workforce Is Critical to Utility Transformation

Investments in technology, infrastructure, and service can only take a utility so far. Without organizational agility, employee expertise, innovation, and creativity, true and sustainable transformation is improbable. As the power…