Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA in the News

Two massive solar field projects in Ohio, totaling 4,000 acres, were recently completed by NECA contractor PayneCrest Electric and its IBEW workforce. One of the projects provides clean energy to Cincinnati.  Combined, the two projects provide 320 megawatts of power, feature more than 626,000 solar panels and 13 million linear feet of wire, enough to stretch from New York to Phoenix. See the video.

Meanwhile, In Jerseyville, Illinois, NECA contractor J.F. Electric is advancing a sustainable future with a solar project. Its skilled crew has been installing 750 MCM DC direct burial cables from Load Break Disconnects straight to the inverters. It is a crucial step to efficient energy transfer to the power grid.


Tis the season to line up summer internships and Our IBEW/NECA partners are a great place to begin shaping a career in the electrical industry.  Our contractors have been visiting numerous colleges and professional career development events to find the best candidates for this summer’s internship programs.  Internships are structured programs that allow participants to engage in projects. You will learn the nuances of engineering, planning and delivering projects in the commercial and residential markets. And you will learn the importance of the National Electrical Code.  Look for our contractors at your school or at career fairs and make a connection that could propel your career and fulfill your aspirations.  And visit our contractor database to learn more about them.