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Head of Electrical Group Believes Missouri is Ready to Take On Energy Technology

Dec 19, 2018

A push for smart infrastructure and innovations in energy storage and micro technology are coming to Missouri. Jim Curran thinks the state will have the skilled workforce it needs.

Jim Curran Daily Journal 12518That was one of the main takeaways from the executive vice president of the Electrical Connection during a slate of speakers and moderators at the third conference this year in the Midwest Energy Policy Series (MEPS) presented by the Missouri Energy Initiative.

The Electrical Connection is a partnership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1 and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association. It has been the “go to” resource for safe and reliable electrical and communications construction, maintenance, repair and replacement services for more than 100 years.

View the recap of Curran’s comments by Daily Journal Online

According to the article, the day-long MEPS conference was held on Dec. 5 at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 hall and training center.

“It is time for the Show Me State to stop having the world show us and time we started showing the world what Missouri does,” Curran said.