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Feb 6, 2017

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By LAURA PAPPANOJAN. 31, 2017

 

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Feb 3, 2017

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas February 2017 Newsletter

One of our community partners, Roscoe Collegiate ISD, has been recognized for their innovative work partnering with industry and providing students the opportunity to graduate with an Associates Degree in addition to a high school diploma. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!

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Feb 3, 2017

Our mission: The mission of the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board is to provide an effective local service delivery system to place Texans in jobs and to equip workers with skills needed to foster economic development.

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Jan 27, 2017

Here are a few articles talking about oil & gas and the Permian Basin.  The information comes from Shale Smartbrief, January 26, 2017.Midstream companies get caught in Permian Basin frenzy

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Jan 3, 2017

2017 is upon us and it looks like a windy proposition. As per the AWEA website, Texas currently has 18,531 of installed MW w/ another 5,040 MW under construction.

In our West Texas area, I've been hearing about the "re-powering" of existing turbines. Maybe someone can help me understand what would be included in "re-powering"? Is it the change out of generators, necelles and blades? Is it savings in weight, efficiencies, increased output, producing at lower wind levels, etc.? I'll be glad to buy your... Read More

Dec 22, 2016

The Impact of Texas Travel and Tourism

Below is an article received from the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) - TEDC is the state association for Economic Development.

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Dec 19, 2016

If you look at the picture above, you see wind turbines w/ the sun peaking through. The following article talks about wind continuing to expand due to the PTC and the costs coming down. On the other hand, it talks about solar as a renewable energy that has tough time ahead. Here is one of the paragraphs from the article: "The tax credit renewal has boosted the long-term outlooks for both industries.

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Dec 14, 2016

(SWEETWATER) – Ryan Moore was inspired to study nursing as she saw the care her brother received after a bad automobile accident.

“He was in the hospital for quite a while,” said Moore, 39, of Sweetwater. “The accident was serious and he had to learn how to walk, talk, tie his shoes – he had to learn how to do things for himself all over. Being with him in the hospital setting made me decide that’s what I wanted to do.”

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Dec 9, 2016

Press Release

For immediate release

December 8, 2016

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Dec 7, 2016

Dec. 7, 2016

ABILENE

With the possibility of winter weather in the area, TxDOT’s Abilene District this morning began pre-treating major roadways in preparation of any winter storm activity.

Counties along I-20 throughout the district are pre-treating roadways with brine solution, which will discourage any ice or snow from sticking to the pavement. Crews in Callahan, Taylor, Nolan, Mitchell, and Howard Counties are pre-treating Tier 1 and Tier 2 roadways, which includes all sections... Read More

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