WATTS IN THE NEWS

Check this space often for updates from the Irby communications team. This is where you will find updates on industry news and technological applications impacting the way we work. We’ll update you on projects in progress, major milestones in the field, and project completions. Check this space to find out who is new at Irby, who’s celebrating a work anniversary or who is making a difference for our clients. From time to time, you might also find an acquisition or investor update from our parent company, Quanta Services.

IRBY NEWS STORIES

Irby Receives “Best Places to Work” Recognition

The Mississippi Business Journal hosted a luncheon at the Old Capitol Inn on Thursday, June 22nd  to recognize the winners and participants for the 2017 Best Places to Work in Mississippi competition. Irby Construction won second Best Place to Work in Mississippi in...

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Distribution Work— Entergy Bozeman Job

Electrical Distribution line construction was a mainstay of Irby’s early years. The company has constructed over 150,000 miles of distribution and low-voltage transmission lines. In 2016, after taking the job as President, Lee Jones developed a plan to increase our...

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Irby’s Jeff Pittman Receives Quanta Award Recognition

Each year, Quanta challenges its employees and all operating units to apply for the CEO Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award. This award brings recognition to the spirit of the individual(s) and operating unit(s) that foster the successful implementation of...

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INDUSTRY NEWS STORIES

Smart Investments Essential to Upgradeing the Grid.

According to the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (Aii), utilities as well as state and federal regulators must work together investing in smarter electricity to realize necessary updates to the grid. Get the high points from the organization's newly...

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The Case for a Single Integrated Grid System

An article authored by Jonathan Thompson of the High Country News provides detailed insight into the West's push for one big electric grid, a powerful example of why it's necessary,  and some interesting history regarding how we got to the divided grid system...

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ERCOT Responds to West Texas Demand

Mose Buchele joined Morning Edition host Jennifer Stayton on Austin, Texas NPR station KUT 90.5 to discuss electricity demand growth in West Texas. The discussion covers the relationship between demand and the oil business and features a few great sound bytes from The...

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