More than 100 IBEW 1245 members and supporters descended on the State Capitol on April 4 to deliver an important message – Keep Diablo Canyon Power Plant Open. A busload of Local 1245 members who work at Diablo Canyon traveled up to Sacramento for the rally, where they were joined by elected officials, union leaders,… [Read More]
Archives for April 2016
Former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff has joined SolarCity, the leading residential solar company in the U.S., as their chief policy officer. Wellinghoff, the longest-serving chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), was most recently a partner at the Stoel Rives law firm, where he focused on energy law and the development of clean energy technology. Wellinghoff will… [Read More]
Cancels and supersedes LAs 08-23, 14-33, and 15-09
IBEW Local 1245 retirees and Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans members attended the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Western Regional Conference on Senior Issues in Las Vegas in March, along with ARA members from seven Western states. NARA State President and IBEW Local 1245 Retiree Tom “T” Bird had the honor of introducing Robert… [Read More]
All golfers will receive a goodie bag of awesome donated items and a free meal! In addition, they will have a chance to win some amazing raffle items and a $15,000 hole-in-one prize!
IBEW 1245 will be hosting an OSHA 10 class May 20-21. Members who are interested in taking the class should contact Caitlin at (707) 452-2727.
Local 1245 member Gene McCandless submitted the following words of appreciation to Local 1245 Assistant Business Manager Bob Gerstle. Hello Bob, I don’t know how I missed the Utility Reporter story on your Suriname adventure but I just read it. I wish to commend your team and you on this very special effort to assist the… [Read More]
Diablo Canyon Power Plant is the largest generator of greenhouse-gas-free power in CA, and one of the biggest economic drivers in San Luis Obispo county. It plays a vital role in our state’s clean-energy future and provides thousands of quality jobs. But right now, the plant is under attack, and IBEW 1245 is taking action… [Read More]
Soon, Californians will learn whether state leaders’ commitment to achieving 50 percent renewable energy by 2030 is backed by a willingness to make hard choices, or whether they remain subject to politics as usual. The State Lands Commission is scheduled to consider extensions for leases set to expire in 2018 and 2019 at the Diablo Canyon… [Read More]