Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA in the News


While a late winter thaw is ongoing, boat dock owners will want to pay special attention to electrical systems on their docks after unprecedented cold encased them in ice and snow at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Our electrical contractors can help identify and correct electrical safety issues caused by the brutally cold weather. Here are some tips on ensuring your dock is electrically safe.

As the region transitions to an era of electric vehicles (EV), Dr. Linda Little, assistant director of the IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center, has been a prime resource for the media to explain the expansion of EV charging station infrastructure.  Dr. Little was featured on KMOX radio’s “Nothing Impossible” show on Feb. 21, 2021.  The following day, St. Louis Public Radio tapped Dr. Little’s expertise in pioneering the creation of the nation’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP) on “St. Louis on the Air.”

Meanwhile, on March 5th 2021, the Electrical Connection will salute the best and brightest high school students who may one day be the architects of change themselves.  The IBEW/NECA partnership will again sponsor the annual STEM Awards Breakfast presented by Economic Development Council of St. Charles County. The event honors high school students in St. Charles County who have excelled at STEM subjects.

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council will salute the best in the construction industry on June 25, 2021, including five Electrical Connection contractors nominated for the best MEP Subcontractors.  The nominees include Aschinger Electric, Bell Electrical Contractors, Guarantee Electrical Co., PayneCrest Electric, Inc. and Sachs Electric.