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Professional: Associations, Organizations

IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
URL: http://www.ieee.org
Professional association for electrical trade workers and electronic engineers. Site includes the IEEE XPlore Digital Library. In this library, there are journals, magazines, conference publications, standards, books and Ebooks, and courses. [9/16]
NECA: National Electrical Contractors Association
URL: http://www.necanet.org/
Provides information on research, performance standards, and other issues facing the electrical industry. In addition, you can find career information, including electrical state code and licensing requirements. The association publishes the ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine, a leading industry publication on the electrical contracting industry. This is found in "News", specifically in the news release archive.  [9/16]
NFPA: National Fire Protection Organization
URL: http://www.nfpa.org/
Provides information on codes and standards for the electrical trades, safety information, training resources and research regarding electrical fires and other industry issues. [9/16]
OSHA: Office of Safety & Health Administration
URL: https://www.osha.gov/
Offers statistics and inspection data, information on worker’s rights, and enforcement information. There is also information available to small businesses ("about OSHA") and links to OSHA web training. U. S. Department of Labor.  Resources are available in English and  Spanish.[9/16]
EIA: U.S. Energy Information Administration
URL: http://www.eia.gov/electricity/
Independent Statistics and Analysis.  Contains an interactive visualizations, data and multimedia maps and browsers, industry data and analysis and projections of data for the electrical industry. [9/16]

Topics and Issues

Home Power
URL: http://www.homepower.com/
Launched in 1987, the website gives information on the goal: "reducing the use of polluting fossil fuels by using the renewable energy that surounds us." Home Power Magazine provides technical articles on solar, wind, and micro-hydroelectricity, energy efficiency, solar hot water systems, space heating and cooling, energy-efficient building materials and home design, and clean transportation options. [9/16]
Let's Go Solar
URL: http://www.letsgosolar.com
Included on this site: how-to checklists, easy-to-follow financing explanations, expert tips and state-specific solar scenarios [8/16]
Electrical Power Systems: Hot Topics 
URL: http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/hottopic/electricpower.html
Business Reference Services from the Library of Congress website contains information on the US electrical power system including how power grids work, an overview of the electrical power industry, glossary of terms, links to industry organizations and government resources. [9/16]

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