Take Action on April 22 -- Together We Can Restore the Earth
Apr 19, 2021
Lynn Belken
Our Planet’s Special Day Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 every year since 1970. It is the day where people around the world are taking steps to clean up the environment, conserve energy,...
Nexant Expert Adam Perry Joins PT Faculty at Lane Community College
Apr 12, 2021
Lynn Belken
Sometimes life comes full circle---we return to where we once came. When Adam Perry graduated from Lane Community College (Eugene, OR) in 2003, he was the student. Now in 2021, he returns as the...
Midwest Energy Solutions Conference Scholarship Recipients
Apr 5, 2021
By Anna Connelly, Senior Membership Associate at the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) This is a guest blog by MEEA, which was originally posted on their website . For the second year, MEEA...
 Introduce a girl to Engineering Day
Mar 23, 2021
Megan Anderson
“Failure is central to engineering. Every single calculation that an engineer makes is a failure calculation. Successful engineering is all about understanding how things break or fail.” Henry...
COVID-19 Innovations
Mar 10, 2021
Greg Stiles
Katy McSurdy
Brad Pierce
When the pandemic began a little over a year ago, we made quick decisions to ensure the safety of our client’s customers as well as our networks of Trade Allies and Service Providers that we manage...
Black History Month, African Americans, Black History, This Day In History
Feb 25, 2021
Lynn Belken
Since 1976, every U.S. President has designated February as Black History Month. It is a time for Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-American men and women have played in...
Energy Engineer
Feb 23, 2021
Rajesh Raghavan
Starting a new role with a company is always an exciting and challenging opportunity. Starting one at the onset of a pandemic provides a unique set of challenges – getting on-boarded effectively,...
 Story of a woman engineer
Feb 23, 2021
Carrie Fendrick
As a young girl, I was always looking up to everyone and everything. My Mom and Dad would take me and my sisters to downtown Denver and I would gaze up at the tall skyscrapers. Every time we went, I...
Staying active and enjoying nature/outdoor activities
Feb 18, 2021
Lynn Belken
During the fall, biking exploded in popularity. This winter, cold weather sporting gear and apparel are in high demand, with some sizes and models running out of stock. This includes skis, ice skates...
Spotify, music playlists, energy, power, the grid, arts and culture, entertainment, just for fun
Feb 8, 2021
Brandon Hadley
This blog is the first of a series on the Grid and Electricity in Arts & Culture. There is a saying you may have heard before that states “there is power in music”. It's a belief that has been...