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WEI Annual Photo Contest

The 2018 Annual Photo Contest is now open! This is an open call to all photographs representing the electric or natural gas industry. Celebrate your talent, share your unique perspective, and help us capture the wonder of our industry by entering today.

This contest is open to all WEI energy and service company members. Send us pics that are beautiful, interesting, enlightening or humorous — or that photo you’re simply proud of, for whatever reason. We only ask that they be industry-related. Share your visual story and get a chance to win placement on the cover of WE Magazine. We’ll also publish a collection of the best entries in the Winter Issue. Check out the Winter 2017/2018 issue to see the winners from last year’s contest.

Please submit your photo by June 30, 2018, by emailing it to Gabrielle Zapun. Images must have a resolution of at least 300 dpi in order to be accepted into the contest. Please include the photographer’s name, company, date or year the photograph was taken, and an optional caption. Entry into the contest constitutes your acceptance of the official contest rules. Please see rules for additional details. Good luck!

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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