Data from ERCOT indicates that energy intensity is falling markedly, as measured in terms of kWh usage per number of nonfarm jobs. That suggests much less future load growth, yet EIA data based on...
Increasing prices for materials, equipment and services are driving utility infrastructure costs into uncharted territory.
labor markets can vary substantially from these national averages.
11. Workforce Trends in the Electric Utility Industry: A Report to the United States Congress, Pursuant to Section 1101 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, U.S. Department of Energy, August 2006, p. xi.