Women in Power

Female leadership in the power industry First let me state that this is a personal opinion that is in no way related to the company.I’m just proud of where I work, and I want to let everyone know. Siemens has two talented women in leadership positions. Lisa Davis, Chair and CEO of Siemens Corporation, and […]

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Did Sheryl Sandberg Have it Wrong?

Does the Lean In movement need to be redefined? On May 8, 2016 a CBS News headline reads, “Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg admits parts of “Lean In” are wrong.” Did Sheryl Sandberg have it wrong? As a working mother, I wanted to celebrate at first.  After all, I never felt she faced the same challenges and […]

Co-ops Helped by Rural Utilities Service Loans

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://leanedon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/localCoops2.png” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_css_main_element=”border-right: 6px solid aliceblue;”] [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Rural Co-ops to Get a Helping Hand When most people think of power companies, the big names come to mind such as Duke Energy.  In reality, […]

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Tesla’s Powerwall Battery

Tesla’s Wall-Mounted Battery. Tesla has developed a wall-mounted electric storage battery called Powerwall.  Tesla is well-known for high-technology end electric cars.  The development of the Powerwall moves them into the energy storage business.  The battery is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that mounts on the wall.  There will be a 7 kWh and 10 kWh option […]

Energy Co-ops Helping Breweries

From A to Z– ale to zinfandel. How energy co-ops are helping link microbreweries and wineries into the smarter grid. Many a toast is being made with beverages produced using electric cooperative power. Breweries, wineries, and distilleries across the nation are co-op members, and without that power, some of our favorite libations would be nothing more […]

North Carolina Co-ops Invest in Science Teachers

Science Teachers get Hands On Experience. The Dobson, N.C., co-op sponsored Mosley as part of a teaching fellowship based at N.C. State University that boosts teachers’ STEM– science, math, engineering and technology– education in K-12 classrooms with professional development workshops and “externships,” or experiential learning opportunities. “We have a large rural population in North Carolina, […]

Helping With Female Job Opportunities

Surfer Girl Teaches a Valuable Lesson How you can help STEM girls with female job opportunities. You know early on that a career in science, technology, engineering or math is going to be a challenge. But if you’re like me and want to make your mark, and you don’t mind a little bit of challenge, then it’s […]