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Legacy Investments and Channel Tension

by Ted Konnerth The city of Los Angeles has embarked on a project to convert every street light on their system to LED technology. LA has 210,000 street lights on its system (City of LA is a municipal provider of energy). The project is in its first

Talent Acquisition in a Declining Supply

by Ted Konnerth Most people assume that with high unemployment, the availability of quality talent is as easy as posting an opening and waiting for the flow of hundreds of well-qualified applicants. Let’s disabuse you of that notion and begin by u

EPACT and YOU

by Ted Konnerth I returned from the SSL Summit conference this week where I heard a presentation on the Energy Policy Act of 2005. EPACT, as it is commonly called has been around 5 years. It offers rebates; CASH rebates to companies, business owners

Egret’s 7th Annual Women in Industry Survey

By Ted Konnerth Diversity: the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety; especially: the inclusion of different types of people. For 7 years, we've reviewed the number of women attendees as a small viewpoint into how the

Egret’s 6th Annual Women in Industry Survey

By Ted Konnerth I’ve attended the NAED conferences since 1985 and for the past 6 years I’ve conducted a survey of the number of NAED badge attendees who have female first names. Albeit, this is not the most scientific survey but the results conf