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2015
As of September 26, 2017

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December 28, 2015

Join ELECTRI International in Cartagena, Colombia, March 16–18, 2016 for our 11th annual Cross-Border Meeting. This is a unique opportunity to hear from key EC industry professionals from Canada, Honduras, Mexico, Ecuador, the United States and our host country Colombia.

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November 6, 2015

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May 26, 2015

When the ELECTRI Council meets in Chicago this July, its members will hear presentations from three young researchers, each hoping to be selected for an ELECTRI International Early Career Award.  ELECTRI will make an unrestricted grant of up to $9,000 to t

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April 28, 2015

ELECTRI International has sponsored important research on the ways that change orders have an impact on the construction industry. Those results are now bearing fruit across the country.

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April 21, 2015

The 2015 Green Energy Challenge, sponsored annually by ELECTRI International, is now in high gear.

Six EC industry leaders (see jury list below) will review a total of 14 proposals.

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April 14, 2015

ELECTRI International has received confirmation that the Student Passport Initiative in Honduras is now complete. In 2014, Penn State's NECA Student Chapter team received a $20,000 award from ELECTRI for winning the 1st Student Passport Competition in 2014.

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April 11, 2015

Merida, the historic capital of Yucatan, Mexico, welcomed 45 contractors and guests for ELECTRI International’s 2015 Cross-Border Meeting.

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April 6, 2015

Mosaic Learning, headquartered in Columbia, MD, has joined the ELECTRI Council at the $100,000 Founder level.  Michael Callanan, CEO, recently outlined the reasons that the company made the decision to become more involved with ELECTRI International.

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April 2, 2015

ELECTRI International's Program Review Committee Chair Jerry Hayes (United Electric, Atlanta) has appointed the members of ELECTRI's 2015

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March 20, 2015

Signatory ECs work hard to maintain client relationships and to find ways to become more competitive with non-union contractors. The IBEW wants to increase man-hours and market share, as well as organize non-union ECs.

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March 18, 2015

NECA’s Southern Nevada Chapter is the newest $100,000 Founder on the ELECTRI Council. Following the January ELECTRI Council meeting, we met with Chapter Executive Donald V.

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March 13, 2015

ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction is now accepting proposals for its 2015 research grants to be initiated by younger, Assistant Professor faculty members at universities across the country.

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March 13, 2015

ELECTRI International has received confirmation that the Student Passport Initiative in Roatan, Honduras is now complete.

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March 13, 2015

ELECTRI International is hosting a Green Energy Challenge webinar for NECA Student Chapters that are entering the 2015 competition.

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March 12, 2015

NECA’s Southern Nevada Chapter is the newest $100,000 Founder on the ELECTRI Council. Following the January ELECTRI Council meeting, we met with Chapter Executive Donald V.

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March 11, 2015

General Cable has joined the ELECTRI Council as a $100,000 Founder. This Fortune 500 Company, headquartered in Kentucky, has been a wire and cable innovator for over 170 years.

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March 2, 2015

ELECTRI International is sponsoring a competition for NECA Student Chapters and will award up to $20,000 to the winning NECA Student Chapter.

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February 9, 2015

The North Louisiana Chapter - NECA has stepped up and re-committed its members to ELECTRI International’s Chapter Century Circle. The additional investment of $100 per member for each of the next five years brings North Louisiana to the Keynote level in its support for ELECTRI.

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February 5, 2015

Line contractors face significant challenges whether repairing or expanding the electricity grid to make it more productive, cost-effective and smarter, or installing new and sometimes complex renewable-energy sources.

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February 4, 2015

The Electrical Contractors Trust of Solano & Napa Counties has added $50,000 to its investment in ELECTRI International. This brings the Trust’s commitment to the $150,000 Governor level.

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February 3, 2015

The electrical contracting (EC) industry is consistently working to identify the next step in work quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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February 2, 2015

ELECTRI International is now accepting applications from NECA Chapters for its 2015 Wendt Scholarships. The program provides financial support to Chapters that offer their members NECA Education programs.

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January 30, 2015

The ELECTRI International Council met in San Diego, California, January 21-23 to kick-off ELECTRI's research agenda for the 2015.

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January 26, 2015

Within the retrofit market, the energy-efficient lighting sector is growing rapidly. Building sector revenue from energy-efficient lighting upgrades and lighting control systems will grow from $1.7 billion in 2013 to $5.3 billion in 2020.

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January 20, 2015

ELECTRI International’s 2015 Green Energy Challenge, connecting hundreds of students with NECA Members and Chapters, will focus on the development of a back-up power system and resiliency plan for an existing facility with demonstrated critical power needs.

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January 13, 2015

The Illinois Chapter – NECA recently increased its investment in ELECTRI International by $50,000. This brings the Chapter to a total of $200,000 at the Champion level of the ELECTRI Council.

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January 8, 2015

Prefabrication can provide benefits that include increased productivity and safety, decreased jobsite congestion, reduced waste, improved product quality, and cost savings.

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