Electric Co-ops and Natural Resources Defense Council Launch “Community Storage” Initiative

 The nation’s 50 million residential electric water heaters collectively represent a significant – and vastly underutilized – energy storage resource capable of leveraging substantial environmental and cost benefits according to new research commissioned by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Peak...

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Supreme Court puts EPA Clean Power Plan on hold

With a 5-4 vote the Supreme Court on Feb. 9 issued a one-page order temporarily blocking the EPA’s Clean Power Plan from taking effect until legal challenges are resolved. The decision indicates a majority of the judges felt that denying...

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Don Wood retires from AIEC

Don Wood retired from the AIEC on January 31, 2016 after nearly 25 years with the AIEC.  Serving as the Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Don had a true passion for his work and was a friend to everyone he...

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Rep. Shimkus and the directors of Wayne-White Counties EC in IL in the House E&C Weekly Connection

Tuesday, February 2, 201610 AM, #SubEnergyPower, “A Legislative Hearing on Eight Energy Infrastructure Bills”10:15 AM, #SubCommTech, hearing on “Status of the Public Safety Broadband Network”Wednesday, February 3, 201610 AM, #SubEnergyPower, hearing on “H.R. 3797, the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving...

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Bruce Barkau retires from Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Bruce Barkau retired from Tri-County Electric Cooperative after a long career that started in the Spring of 1985.  On January 27, 2016 Bruce retired from his position as Director of Member Services....

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