Month: September 2016

State Democrats support Columbia

Author: Energy Northwest Public Affairs

During the last weekend in September, the Washington State Democratic Central Committee, representing all state Democrats, passed resolution 786 supporting Columbia Generating Station. “We acknowledge [Columbia Generating Station] as a critical part of low-carbon electrical power generation in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest,” the resolution said. Drafted by local scientist Jim Conca and Benton County Democrats, the resolution...

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Monticello Safety & HU Fair fun, educational

Author: Margie Church

Station employees began their recent Safety & Human Performance Fair with a brisk walk! Taking the 1.6 mile path to the Training Center was a great way to get our minds ready to think only about safety and human performance issues and appreciate the changing landscape that autumn brings to Minnesota. About 800 pieces of...

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Energy Northwest nominated for Employer of the Year

Author: Kevin Shaub

Kelley Ferrantelli, Human Resources, and Matt Evans, Maintenance, speak with a military member about job opportunities during a career fair at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Wash. last year. (John Dobken photo) The Association of Washington Business has nominated Energy Northwest as a finalist for Employer of the Year. The Employer of the Year award...

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USA members realize $48 million in savings in 2015

Author: Digital Lagoon

More than $48 million: That’s the amount of money members of the Utilities Service Alliance (USA) saved in 2015 through a combination of programs that helped them run more safely, reliably and efficiently, and Supply Chain agreements that decrease the costs of purchasing services and owning components and equipment. As USA’s fiscal year 2016 nears...

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USA Survey Seeking Input to Hone Communication

Author: John Christensen

The Utilities Service Alliance (USA) has launched an effort to improve its effectiveness at communicating with member utilities, employees and industry peers. Part of the effort is a communications survey that seeks to learn the preferences and opinions of audiences all across the alliance. The alliance has an online survey available and invites employees and long-term contractors...

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