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NECA This Week

NECA 2024 Innovator of the Year

Mar 27, 2023


Industry News

DOE 'Road Maps' Aim to Spur Billions in Clean Energy Investments

The U.S. Energy Dept. kicked off its effort to fast-track commercialization of clean energy technologies, issuing “road maps” for public and private investors advancing three promising ones—clean hydrogen, long duration energy storage and advanced nuclear power. DOE also issued sobering estimates that development and deployment could cost more than $300 billion by 2030 and more than $1.2 trillion by 2050.

Labor Department seeks to diversify workforce on megaprojects

The Labor Department is looking to help diversify construction’s workforce as funding for federal infrastructure jobs rolls in. The new practice seeks to provide contractors with a more varied pool of qualified workers, according to an announcement last week.


NECA 2024 Innovator of the Year

2024 Innovator of the Year

The NECA Innovator of the Year is awarded to an industry pioneer from a NECA member contractor who champions innovation across their company and the entire NECA community. Winners are recognized at the annual MEP Innovation Conference hosted by NECA, MCAA and SMACNA. Deadline for consideration for the 2024 award is November 15, 2023.

Nominate Here


NECA Seeks Input on NECA 2023 Financial Benchmarker Report

Annual Financial Benchmarker Survey | NECA

NECA and CFMA are teaming up again to develop the Financial Benchmarker report. The report provides an in-depth analysis of key financial data and provides an industry standard that can be used for change order negotiations, audits, claims and more. The survey is confidential and should take less than 30 minutes to complete. Feedback is due no later than May 24. View FAQ sheet here.

Complete Survey

Get the 2022 Report Here


Mike Starner's Monthly Message to District 10

Mike Starner's Monthly D10 Message

Recently, I participated in a volunteer project that presented various logistical and technical challenges for the group. We were tasked with helping contractors install a solar array and associated equipment. The worksite was in a remote location, staffed by volunteers, and all materials and tools would be sourced on-site. Having worked in construction my whole life, I felt like I was prepared for anything that may pop up during the project and as a safety professional, I felt I was well equipped to anticipate, identify, and resolve any problems we might encounter.

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Higher Learning with NECA EARN - Data Science and Informatics

Higher Learning with NECA EARN

Join on us on Thursday, March 30 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET as we hear from EARN’s institutional partners who offer a selection of programs on data science and informatics that you can access through NECA EARN to advance your career. Participating institutions include: LSU Online, University of Massachusetts Global, and University of Arkansas. Register at the link below!

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Webinar Available On-Demand Now: Moving Your Labor Operations to Digital Workflows

Webinar on Demand Now

Improving how field labor is managed can have a huge impact on profitability. Digital Labor ops is a powerful driving force for electrical contractors. Access ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR'S free webinar today sponsored by RIVET work!

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Register Today for the 2023 Business Development Conference

2023 Business Development Conference

At NECA Business Development, our mission is to empower our members with the expertise, resources, and innovative strategies they need to succeed in a dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape. This conference is designed to provide a platform for growth, collaboration, and game-changing opportunities that allows contractors to stay ahead of the curve and achieve their full potential. Join us in Nashville, TN from May 21-23, 2023!

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Classrooms

Transform Your Organization for the Future Visual Classroom
April 14 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Key Performance Indicators: Using Lagging Information to Create Leading Indicators
April 21 | 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET

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In-Person Events

2023 National Legislative Conference
March 27 - 29, 2023 | Washington, D.C

Women in NECA & Future Leaders Conference
April 16 - 17 | San Antonio, TX

April 16 - 17 | San Antonio, TX



Higher Learning with EARN! - Data Science & Informatics
March 22 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET



PAC Total - $67,424



Operational Fund Total - $67,600

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NECA Safety Roundup - Listen Now

NECA Safety Roundup


Innovation Overload - Listen Now

Innovation Overload Podcast

Think Like A Leader - Listen Now

Think Like a Leader