Our mission is to advance the understanding and conversation on issues critical to the energy industry through: Helping to find solutions; Learning from experts and exchanging information; and Networking and connecting with peers and policymakers.  

October 7, 2014 — Austin, TX

Power Across Texas (PAT) is pleased to announce that Karen R. Johnson, formerly PAT Chief Executive is joining the Board of Directors.  Please click here to read today’s press release that was distributed statewide earlier this morning.  We know you will join us in congratulating Karen!

September 18, 2014 – Austin, TX

POLICY

All Hands on Deck: Finding Solutions to the Energy Workforce Gap

Across the nation, energy companies are searching for qualified employees with the necessary knowledge, skills and talents for the many new jobs opening, from the oil fields to the c-suite, due to the energy boom.   Without the needed engineers, executives and skilled laborers, billions of dollars in energy investments and new technologies could go to waste.  An energy executive recently stated that more than fifty percent of energy companies have labor shortages.

Oil and gas industry jobs, thanks to… Continue reading

September 11, 2014 – Austin, TX

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the following important upcoming events on critical energy issues:

Tuesday September 23rd @ 12 pm
Power Across Texas Policy Forum Luncheon “Texas Energy Workforce:  Filling the Gaps for the Future” featuring
 Hope Andrade, former Texas Secretary of State and currently the Employer Representative on the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ann Randazzo, the Executive Director of the Center for Energy Workforce Development(CEWD) which is “a non-profit consortium of electric natural gas and nuclear utilities and their associations – Edison Electric Institute, American… Continue reading

Upcoming PAT Events

January 2015:  Texas Legislative Preview with Key Energy Staff from the Governor, Lt. Governor an Speaker’s Offices

February 2015:  Challenges and Opportunities with Nuclear Energy featuring both current and former NRC Commissioners, national policy experts and Texas Chief Nuclear Officers

March 2015: Power Across Texas Board of Directors Meeting

April 2015: Update on Texas and EPA’s 111d Regulations with TCEQ Chairman Bryan Shaw

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