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Western Energy® is the voice of Western Energy Institute's 800+ volunteers and members, providing best practices, solutions and conversations about the most pressing business and operational challenges facing electric and gas industries serving the Western United States and Canada.

2018 WEI Annual Photo Contest
Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo to this year’s photo contest. The contest is now closed and we are no longer accepting submissions. We will be contacting the top three finalists after they are announced at WEI’s Annual Meeting in September. We will be announcing the first-place winner via placement on the cover of the Winter 2018/2019 issue of WE magazine that will be published this December and posted on this page. A collection of the top-ranking photos will also be featured inside the issue. Stay tuned for the winter issue and good luck to all the contestants!

New Issue: Summer 2018

WEI’s quarterly publication is distributed to more than 9,000 decision-makers of public and private companies involved in electric generation and transmission, gas and electric distribution, pipeline operations, power marketing and energy-related services. Content is contributed from WEI member companies and industry partners, and offers unique perspectives pertinent to energy executives and managers who face common business challenges spanning across front line operations to back office functions.

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On energy efficiency:

“Having a workforce [in the energy industry] made up of people with varying experiences, from various cultures, genders and ages, is our best asset if our organizations value innovation and creative problem solving. Gender-balanced teams yield significantly better results. We also need diverse teams to incorporate the insights, experiences and worldviews of our customers...We will be better positioned to respond effectively to disruptive technology changes if our workforce stays ahead of shifts in culture and anticipates customer demands. If we want innovation and organizational resiliency, we need to be intentional about who we select to be part of the team.”

  • - DaVonna Johnson, Chief Administrative Services Officer, Seattle City Light; and WEI Board of Director – Inclusion is the Answer to Attracting Talent, Page 6, Summer 2018

Interested in reading past issues of the magazine?

Western Energy magazine has been published since 2011, and our collection of past digital issues are available online for free in our archive.

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For full information on the type of articles we look for, download our writer’s guide containing information on writing style, answers to FAQs and the editorial calendar.

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Have you seen WE magazine’s 2017-2018 buyers guide?

Check out the fourth annual buyers guide for a comprehensive listing of energy-related products and services organized by category.

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