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The U.S. Energy Information Administration has posted its estimate of 2011 annual energy-related carbon dioxide emissions by individual states.

The data break down each state’s emissions by fuel (coal, petroleum, and natural gas) and sector (commercial, electric power, residential, industrial and transportation). The data include a summary table with total energy-related CO2 by state beginning in 1990; a table with emissions by fuel in 2010; and a table with emissions by sector in 2011.

Detailed tables for individual states provide emissions by fuel and sector for data beginning in 1980. Documentation on the methodology used also is included.

Emissions tables for each state are posted on the EIA website. —J.A.

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At this year’s Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo, the events judging team will be led by two people: Journeyman Master Judge Aaron Haderle, deputy superintendent of transmission and distribution operations at the Kissimmee Utility Authority in Florida; and Apprentice Master Judge Bob Rumbaugh, manager of technical training at American Municipal Power, Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio.


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The 2014 rodeo will take place April 4-5 in Edmond and Oklahoma City, Okla. The event will be hosted by Edmond Electric, with support from the Grand River Dam Authority, Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority.

Information for each competitor event can be found under the "apprentice events" and "journeyman events" tabs on the rodeo section of the APPA website.

To register for the rodeo competition and lineworker training courses, go to PublicPower.org/Rodeo. The final registration deadline is March 12.

For questions about rodeo events, registration, or training courses, contact Sheila Kasasa, APPA, at Rodeo@PublicPower.org or 202/467-2994.

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On Thursday, March 13, APPA’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program will hold a webinar on a recently completed grant, "Helping Your Key Accounts Achieve Energy Savings from Retrofitted Industrial Fume Hoods," from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Eastern time.

The basic design of fume hoods has gone largely unchanged for the past 60 years. On average, constant volume fume hoods use three times the amount of energy as a normal household fume hoods.

Speakers will be Robert Thompson of Pasadena Water & Power in California; Mathew Berbeeof the California Institute of Technology; and Charles Feltcher of Emcor Service/Mesa Energy Systems. They will discuss the results of Pasadena Water & Power’s recently completed project to evaluate the retrofitting of existing fume hoods and laboratory air-change controls in the constant volume laboratories at the California Institute of Technology. The fume hoods were retrofitted with automatic sash positioning systems that allow users to keep the hoods closed, saving a significant amount of energy.

The webinar is worth 0.2 continuing education units (CEUs) and /1.5 professional development-hour credits (PDHs).

The webinar will be offered at no charge to DEED program members. For members of APPA who are not members of DEED, the registration fee will be $89. For all others, the fee will be $179.  To find out if you are a DEED member, check the DEED section of the APPA website. For more information and to register, visit www.APPAAcademy.org under Webinars, or contact Michelle Zaccagnino at MZaccagnino@publicpower.org or 202/467-2942.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Webinar – Rating Agency Outlook for Public Power
March 6

2014 Legislative Rally
Washington, D.C.
March 10-12

DEED webinar – Helping Your Key Accounts Achieve Energy Savings from Retrofitted Industrial Fume Hoods
March 13

Webinar – Electric Utility 101: Transmission
March 19

CEO Roundtable
Phoenix, Ariz.
March 23-25

Webinar – Managing the Impacts of Distributed Generation
March 26

DEED webinar – Developing a Cost-effective Conservation Voltage Reduction Program
March 27


Webinar – Federal Legislative and Regulatory Issues for Boards
March 31

Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo
Oklahoma City, Okla.
April 4-5

2014 Engineering and Operations Technical Conference
Oklahoma City, Okla.
April 6-9

Webinar – The Management of Successful Customer Service Operations
April 8

Webinar – Investing in Intellectual Capital: How to Capture, Mentor and Retain Critical Knowledge and Skillsets
April 10

2014 Public Communications Committee Spring Issues Roundtable
Washington, D.C.
April 11

Webinar – Electric Utility 101: Distribution
April 16

Webinar – Cybersecurity Awareness Training Part III
April 17

DEED webinar – New Program Options to Engage High School Students on Energy Usage
April 23

Webinar – Determining Revenue Requirements for Your Utility
April 24

General Accounting, Finance & Audit Spring Meeting
Washington, D.C.
April 24-25

Webinar – Industry Issues and Challenges Facing Public Power Governing Bodies
April 30

Spring Education Institute
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
May 5-9

Webinar – Overview of Utility Financial Operations for Board and Council Members
May 13

Webinar – The Leadership Development Process
May 15

Webinar – Development of Cash Reserve Policies
May 20

Webinar – Technology: From Meter Reading to Customer Information Systems
June 3

DEED webinar – Energy and the Environment, a High School Curriculum for Public Power
June 11

Webinar – Accounting Standards and Reporting Framework Update
June 12

National Conference & Public Power Expo
Denver, Colo.
June 13-18


Webinar – Introduction to Legislative Issues and Grassroots Advocacy
June 25

Webinar – Rate Making for Utility Boards and City Councils
June 30


For a full APPA Events Calendar, visit Publicpower.org.


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CLASSIFIEDS

IT administrator—The City of Piqua, Ohio, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of IT administrator. Compensation: The salary range depends on qualifications and includes excellent benefits. Qualifications: The position requires completion of an associate's degree (bachelor’s degree preferred) in information technology, engineering or related field, with three to five years relevant work experience. This experience should include network administration (SCADA experience and/or CISCO CCNA desired). Apply: Please send a city application, a letter of interest, including salary history, a resume and three business references by March 28 to Elaine G. Barton, human resources director, by mail: City of Piqua, 201 West Water St., Piqua, Ohio 45356; or email: ebarton@piquaoh.org. Visit the city's website at www.piquaoh.org to obtain an application. EOE.

Strategic planning manager—The City of Anaheim, Calif., is recruiting for a strategic planning manager. The position directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the Financial & Administrative Division within the Public Utilities Department, including rate development, utility strategic planning, financial forecasting and financial modeling. The position also coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies. Qualifications: Six years of increasingly responsible administrative services, financial reporting, financial planning, forecasting, operations analysis, strategic planning, technology and communications experience, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility supplemented by a bachelor's degree, is required. Apply: City of Anaheim, Calif., applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The first review of applications on this position will be Feb. 28. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date. To apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/anaheim/default.cfm. EOE.

Electric utility engineer—The City of Redding Electric Utility (REU) in California is seeking an electric utility engineer. Compensation: The salary for the position is $5,539 to $8,790 per month. The position performs a variety of technical support functions related to development, implementation, integration and automation of technology systems used by the Electric Department. Qualifications: Typical education includes a bachelor’s degree in an engineering, computer science or information technology discipline from an accredited college, university or equivalent. Typical experience includes five years relevant experience. Experience within the electric utility industry is preferred. Apply: Apply online at www.ci.redding.ca.us by 11:59 p.m. on March 13. EOE/FAAE.

Senior electrical engineer—Burbank Water and Power (BWP) in California is seeking candidates for senior electrical engineer within the T&D Engineering Section of its Electrical Services Division. The senior engineer reports to the principal electrical engineer of the Substation, Protection & Automation Group. The senior engineer will be responsible for directing the design of electrical distribution system substations and their auxiliary electrical systems, including protective relay and substation automation equipment and underground conduit and cable systems for transmission and distribution. He/she may guide system planning studies, oversee system protection calculations and settings, direct the design of new electrical systems for buildings, make/direct preparation of cost estimates for electrical installations; supervise the preparation and review finished work drawings for electrical construction; prepare and direct development of specifications and requests for electrical equipment; review drafting and engineering calculations; serve in a technical advisory capacity for the site plan review process; supervise the maintenance of records relating to system operations; and make recommendations regarding hiring, promotions and transfers. The position performs other duties and responsibilities as directed. Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for this position are any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the city. An example combination includes, but is not limited to, a bachelor of science degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering (preferably electrical), and four years of professional electrical engineering experience, including two years at the level of electrical engineering associate. A professional engineer's license is a plus. Knowledge of electrical engineering, design and operating practices related to electrical transmission and distribution and related auxiliary equipment is required. For additional information and a detailed profile, contact Steve Dowdy by office phone: 303/816-0047; cellphone: 303/601-3915; or email: sdowdy@dowdyrecruiting.com. Dowdy Recruiting, LLC.

Engineering assistants—The City of Redding Electric Utility (REU) in California is seeking two full-time engineering assistants to perform a variety of engineering assignments, including design, economic analysis, resource planning, study preparation and production, cost modeling, technical research and contract administration. Qualifications: The typical education would include a bachelor’s degree in engineering or other technical degree, including economics. Limited part-time or no experience is required. Apply: Apply online by 11:59 p.m. on March 31 at www.ci.redding.ca.us. EOE/FAAE.

Vice president, corporate services—Lincoln Electric System (LES) in Nebraska is recruiting for Vice President, Corporate Services. This position reports to the chief operating officer and oversees the Employee Resources Department, Transportation Department, Safety Department and Facilities Department. Requirements: The position requires proficient knowledge of human resources- and safety-related information systems, such as SAP and IndustrySafe, along with the ability to build and maintain internal relationships. The VP regularly interacts with LES’s administrative board and business consultants. Qualifications: Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and a successful track record of increasingly responsible utility management assignments directing an organization similar to LES. Ten years of experience with facilities, safety, human resources and related information systems is preferred. A graduate degree in business is desirable. Lincoln Electric System is a municipally owned electric utility providing service to approximately 130,000 customers in Lincoln, Neb. LES employs a staff of approximately 475 non-union and union personnel. LES is governed by a nine-member administrative board. Apply: To apply, go to www.LES.com. LES is an EEO employer.


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