WOMEN IN NECA - AMANDA KING
Amanda King, the leadership coach on the Foreman’s Development and Leadership Training NECA team is encouraged and inspired by NECA’s efforts to support women and make them feel valued.
WOMEN IN NECA - JENNIFER BYRNE
Jennifer Bryne is a NECA member and accounting manager with T&R Communications. She has over 20 years of industry experience and is passionate about creating an accessible industry for everyone.
EMPOWERING NEW VOICES IN THE FIELD
With twice the national average of women in construction, the employee-owners at general contractor Hensel Phelps believe they can grow only by challenging each other to think and act differently.
WOMEN IN NECA - TAMARA RAPOZO
Tamara Rapozo serves on the NECA board and is the division manager of Rosendin Electric, Inc. in Sacramento.
The Race to Harness the Sun
As drought devastates area farms, do agrivoltaics offer a lifeline?
Combining grazing with large-scale solar is one version of the new field of agrivoltaics, which combines panels with farming and ranching. Advocates say it could help farmers adapt to the state’s driest weather in 1,200 years while making space for the thousands more panels needed to hit California’s ambitious zero-carbon targets.
Going Electric Gets More Complicated
The Inflation Reduction Act transforms the electric vehicle tax credit incentive
As electric vehicle prices rise, EV tax credits and rebates have become critical to the market. Here’s what you need to know about regional EV incentives and the changing rules of the EV tax credit.
A Sea of Hope
Can seaweed reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of California’s dairy industry?
In the span of a year, a single cow burps up 220 pounds of methane, a powerful driver of global warming. UC Davis scientists are experimenting with a red seaweed that can dramatically reduce the methane, but the solution has a few caveats.
Startup of the Month: EV Life
Financing platform gives potential EV buyers a boost
EV Life was created to help make the cost of an electric vehicle
equal to or less than a car that runs on gas. The startup’s
founder and co-CEO explains how his business works with potential
EV buyers in three phases.
A CENTURY OF INTEGRATED ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS
Rex Moore Group, Inc., a Top 50 electrical contractor, is celebrating 100 years in business. Founded in 1922, the firm today has locations in Sacramento, Fresno, Atascadero and Reno and serves all of California, Nevada and beyond, with a vision of expanding nationally.
Utilion/Placer Electric, Inc.
A NEW OUTLOOK AND BRIGHT FUTURE FOR PLACER ELECTRIC
In 2018, Josh Estrella and partner Joel Leineke launched their company Utilion with a vision of providing quality infrastructure construction services through multiple subcontractors in various trades at a corporate price.