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“Where Are They Now?” – Jordan Crolly: Former Penn State Student Chapter President

In 2013, the Penn State Student Chapter won second place in ELECTRI’s Green Energy Challenge. This was thanks in part to Student Chapter President Jordan Crolly, who later graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering and a Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems.  The… Read more

ELECTRI Releases Two New Research Initiatives

ELECTRI International recently announced the release of two completed research initiatives, “The Future of Line Contracting: A Workforce Transformation” and “Robots in Construction and Maintenance: Current use in Power System Work and Inside Construction”. In addition, ELECTRI has released a short video to accompany each study.  The Future of Line Contracting:… Read more

Penn State Student Chapter Excels Again!

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter is proud to announce that the Penn State University NECA Student Chapter was named NECA’s 2020 Student Chapter of the Year! Announced at the NECA Live Convention, this award annually recognizes the most successful of NECA’s 38 Student Chapters in community service, industry engagement, and event participation. The… Read more

Chapter Year-end Charitable Donations

Near the end of 2020, the Chapter made donations to twenty (20) separate charitable organizations as part of our “20 for 20” Campaign. Thanks to our Division Chairs, we were able to make a contributions to at least one charitable organization in each Division. These organizations include: Habitat for Humanity  Chapel of… Read more

New “Industry Hour” Series

New in 2021, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter is hosting a series of monthly webinars to educate Member Contractors on the value-added services our Associate Members provide. Below is a schedule and list of “Industry Hour” topics covered: Date Speaker Program Topic 1 Monday, January 25, 2021 Larry Bradley (NEBF) Leadership, Customer Service,… Read more

Celebrating 81 Years of Excellence at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting

On November 17, 2020, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter held its 81st Annual Membership Meeting via Zoom. This marks the first time in history the event was held virtually.  The event began with Chapter President and meeting host Daniel Hahn offering opening remarks. Chapter Treasurer Natalie Linder, Governor Luke Cunningham, and Executive Director… Read more

2021 Education Course Schedule Release

From estimation and code updates to leadership and project management, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter’s 2021 Education Course Schedule has topics to benefit all Member employees. See below for the full list of 2021 courses: 2021 Course Schedule Course Date Changes to the NEC 2020 Code January 27 – 28, 2021 Grounding… Read more

2020 NECA Project Excellence Award Winners

At the 81st Annual Meeting of the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter in November, the Chapter recognized its 2020 Project Excellence Awards winners. The PDJ Chapter Project Excellence Awards recognize Chapter Members for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity in delivering the best electrical construction projects across 11 categories. All winning projects are within… Read more