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Dominion works to hire veterans to energy jobs

Utility industry jobs demand a high work ethic — the same culture that exists in the military, Farrell said. And veterans, he said, are team-oriented, safety-conscious, community service-conscious and technically oriented
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PNM's social media saves Santa Fe adventure
I realized social media like Twitter allows utilities to send out valuable information to thousands without massive phone banks or unwieldy websites Click to continue
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Our top five stories from elp.com
Here are this week's most-read stories, chosen by our readers at elp.com.
  • The time for solar is now
  • Carbon tax is now law in Australia
  • GE Hitachi, Fluor to expand collaboration on reactor project in Finland
  • Basin Electric named to top revenue-earning co-op list
  • Theodor Scheidegger is new CEO of Siemens solar, hydro division Click to continue
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  • Eye on the Grid blog
  • Could an investment in Greek energy save world stock markets?
  • Illinois back in the smart grid game
  • Solar outlook sunny despite Solyndra
  • Illinois' smart grid soap opera
  • Obama wants to build a better grid right now Click to continue
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  • Features
    Dominion works to hire veterans to energy jobs
    Utility industry jobs demand a high work ethic — the same culture that exists in the military, Farrell said. And veterans, he said, are team-oriented, safety-conscious, community service-conscious and technically oriented Click to continue
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    An open infrastructure for munis, co-ops
    Smaller in size and corporate infrastructure than their investor-owned counterparts and lightened by less regulation, municipal and co-op utilities are positioned to be the agile, forward-thinking start-ups of the smart grid movement Click to continue
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    Industry news
    Weekly News Wrap-Up
  • Apple's 'Woz' loves wind power
  • PJM members get lower rates
  • GE gets into the EV charging game
  • Walmart lets customers pay electric bills in store Click to continue
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  • PJM advances power grid with advanced control systems
    The new systems are part of the Advanced Control Center program that equipped PJM with control centers — each fully functional and able to run the system independently if needed Click to continue
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    Carbon tax is now law in Australia
    The vote is a victory for Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who staked her political future on what will be the most comprehensive carbon price scheme outside of Europe Click to continue
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    MISO board endorses $6.5 billion transmission expansion plan
    The System Planning Committee began reviewing MTEP11 and MVPs in August after MISO and its stakeholders spent more than year analyzing the projects included in the report Click to continue
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    More industry news
    DOE to fund major offshore wind grid interconnection study
    GE software used for wind energy research
    Report shows disparities in energy efficiency programs of 50 utilities
    Arizona's 20 MW Copper Crossing Solar Ranch opens
    GE Hitachi, Fluor to expand collaboration on reactor project in Finland
    Norcross, Ga. to modernize grid with GE, Electric Cities of Georgia
    Alstom opens hydropower research center
    Endeavour Energy picks ClickSoftware for mobile workforce management
    Vineland N.J. dedicates 6.5 MW solar project from Constellation Energy
    Macho Springs Wind Project completes construction
    GIS tool maps assets for renewable energy development
    DOE funding to help consumers manage energy use
    OpenADR smart grid standard tested by KCP&L
    Repower to supply turbines for 150 MW wind farm in Canada
    enXco signs services contract with PacifiCorp
    Theodor Scheidegger is new CEO of Siemens solar, hydro division (Nov 9, 2011)

    Utility Products
    M12 cordless ratchets are compact and powerful
    Milwaukee’s M12 1/4- and 3/8-inch ratchets provide auto mechanics and maintenance-repair technicians with high performance, portability Click to continue
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    Hybrid powertrain technology reduces fuel consumption
    XL Hybrids to deliver hybrid electric conversion systems to fleets; reduces carbon emissions up to 20 percent Click to continue
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    Hydraulic lift options for aerial devices
    Terex offers new weight-reduced hydraulic lift option for improved efficiency Click to continue
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    All weather notebooks shed rain
    Rite in the Rain lunches new line of job safety all-weather notebooks Click to continue
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