October 24, 2021

Category: Utilities

Xcel Energy’s Ben Fowke on Leading Through Covid-19, Racial Unrest & Other Challenges in 2020
COVID-19 leadership, Cybersecurity, Environment, Leadership, Technology, Utilities

Xcel Energy’s Ben Fowke on Leading Through Covid-19, Racial Unrest & Other Challenges in 2020

During this episode of One Take CEO Interviews sponsored by Platinum Group, Chairman and CEO Ben Fowke talks about a wide range of issues including how Xcel Energy is investing so much in carbon-free energy production while keeping rates comparable or lower than its peers. With about half of his workforce working remotely, Fowke shares […]

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Ecolab Chair and CEO on Navigating  Turbulent Times & Digitalization
Agribusiness, Artificial Intelligence, Corporate Governance, Economy, Entrepreneurism, Environment, Food, Jobs, Leadership, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil and Gas, Startups, Technology, Utilities

Ecolab Chair and CEO on Navigating Turbulent Times & Digitalization

Ecolab Chairman and CEO Doug Baker Jr. spoke to a crowd of more than 1,000 of the nation’s most successful entrepreneurs during the 2018 Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Desert, CA, this morning.  Doug answered questions asked by EY’s U.S. Chair and Managing Partner Kelly Grier. Here are excerpts: Kelly: [Regarding dealing with a transforming, […]

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Natural Gas Plant Misunderstood
Environment, Oil and Gas, Utilities

Natural Gas Plant Misunderstood

Duluth-based Minnesota Power yesterday received approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to proceed with a joint-venture to build a $700 million natural gas-fired power plant in neighboring Superior, Wis. Critics contend this is a step backwards, and they can only say this if they have not thoroughly studied the reasons behind this move. […]

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