How utility executives see the future of the electricity business
Here are some of the key findings from Utility Dive's third annual State of the Electric Utility report.
Thur. 10:45 a.m.: Comey says White House ‘defamed’ him and FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) – James Comey says President Donald Trump’s administration spread “lies, plain and simple” and “defamed” him and the FBI The former FBI director opened his Senate testimony a short time ago by stating that the administration’s explanations for his firing confused and concerned him. He didn’t say what the lies were The ousted FBI director says at the start of his high-profile Senate hearing that President Donald Trump had repeatedly told him he was doing a great job. Comey says he told the president he planned to serve out his full 10-year term. Comey is testifying before the Senate intelligence committee. His remarks are his first public statements since his firing on May 9,…
Top 600 Specialty Contractors Had a Good Year
The construction market has been growing steadily for the past six years, and, for large specialty contractors, things are looking up. But there are some clouds on the horizon, such as staff shortages in the field and in management and uncertainties about the upcoming presidential election. However, right now, specialty contractors have a lot to be pleased about.The state of the market can be seen in the results of this year’s ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. As a group, the Top 600’s revenue topped the $100 billion mark for the first time. The Top 600 cleared revenue of $100.43 billion, up 7.8%, in 2015 from $93.20 billion in 2014. Further, many Top 600 leaders believe the recovery still has steam in it.