Designed to prevent fatal electrical shocks due to ground faults, ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) have been around for decades. These devices monitor the flow of electricity coming in and out…
In 2016, we developed a five-year strategic plan called Vision 2021. The plan provided the framework to position our Association for growth and to continue to be the leaders in the electrical industry. A number of key initiatives identified in the plan have now been completed.
Even though May is National Electrical Safety Month highlighting awareness of electrical safety, we can’t become complacent during the other 11 months. It only takes a second to incur an injury, but a lifetime to heal.
In addition to paying taxes, there is one thing you can count on for sure: the electrical industry will continue to evolve. All we have to do is look at energy storage as an example and how it has evolved over the past two centuries.
I’m very excited that all of our Board of Directors and a number of our industry partners could attend, as the building renovations would not have been possible without their kind donations and support.
In July, we were honored to be named by Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) as one of their Energy Heroes and received the 2018 3iAward for our participation in the Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) program.
Enabling younger members, electrical professionals who have not yet joined, and our supportive industry partners to feel connected to and appreciated by the Association will be key to our associations’ long-term strength