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ICF International Awarded Contracts Totaling $9.2 Million to Support Major U.S. Utilities

ICF International, Inc. - ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded two multi-year contracts totaling $9.2 million to support two major U.S. more...

Hometown Connections and Mycoff, Fry & Prouse Join Forces To Address Growing Shortage of Experienced Public Power Managers

Hometown Connections - With public power managers retiring at a faster rate than new managers can be trained and ready, Hometown Connections is joining with utility recruiting firm Mycoff, Fry & Prouse to promote a new temporary employment placement service called “Strategic Power Placements” (SPP) for members of the American Public Power Association (APPA). more...

General Physics Expands NERC PER-005 Training Development Project Contract from Wisconsin Public Service

General Physics Corporation - Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), the operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced today that its Energy Services group received an award from Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) to develop comprehensive North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) PER-005 compliant System Operator training program materials. more...

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Veteran Energy Industry Analyst Joins Energy Central Research Division

Energy Central - At the end of June, energy-industry analyst Christopher Perdue joined Sierra Energy Group (SEG), the market research and analysis division of global media provider Energy Central, as Vice President. more...

EPCE Awarded $2.5M Smart Grid Workforce Training and Development Grant

Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) - CAEL's regional office in Denver, which facilitates the Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE), was notified that the 'EPCE - Workforce Preparedness for Smart Grid Deployment' proposal was awarded a $2.549 million Department of Energy grant. more...

Capgemini Extends Contract Agreement with Hydro One for IT Outsourcing (ITO) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Services

Capgemini US - Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today that its subsidiary, Capgemini Canada, has signed a $650 million CDN (EUR500 million) contract extension to 2015 with Hydro One Networks Inc., a large North American transmission and distribution electric utility. more...

General Physics Corporation Passes 30,000 User Seats for GPiLEARN Power Plant Training

General Physics Corporation - Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation, announced that it has crossed the 30,000 "seat" threshold with power plant customers using the GPiLEARN(TM) web-based training portal serving both domestic and 62 international power industry clients in 39 countries. more...

Transmission and Distribution: AREVA signs agreement with National Grid UK Ltd

Alstom Grid - AREVA's transmission and distribution (T&D) division has signed a strategic partnership with the UK division of National Grid, one of the world's largest investor-owned energy companies, to develop 3D training modules to familiarize employees with products. more...

CAEL Managed EPCE Coalition Selected by the Department of Energy for Smart Grid Workforce Training and Development Grant Award

Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) - Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and the Department of Energy announced award selections for nearly $100 million for 54 smart grid workforce training programs that will help prepare the next generation of workers in the utility and electrical manufacturing industries. more...

Cogsdale Welcomes Lewis County PUD as its Fourth Client in Washington

Cogsdale Corporation - Cogsdale is pleased to announce the recent contract signing of Lewis County PUD in Washington. more...

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