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National Electrical Contractors Association
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-3110
Web site: http://www.necanet.org
The National Electrical Contractors Association is an organization that helps those in the industry and those who want to learn more about electrical construction. It publishes informative publications, such as Electrical Contractor magazine and has chapters around the world.

North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)
Princeton Forrestal Village
116-390 Village Boulevard
Princeton, NJ 08540-5731
(609) 452-8060
e-mail: info@nerc.com
Web site: http://www.nerc.com
NERC is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1968. It works to ensure reliable electricity in North America.

The United States Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20585
(800) dial-DOE (342-5363)
Web site: http://www.energy.gov
The United States Department of Energy is a governmental organization that strives to provide and maintain a reliable energy system. It is concerned with environmental issues and minimizing environmental waste.


This Web site caters to electricians and those who want to learn more about what it's like to be one. It includes articles, a bulletin board, and links to learn more.

Check this site for all current electricity-related news.

Electricity Forum
This site caters to the electrical industry by providing up-to-date news and information about publications that are related to this field of work. Check out the industry links to learn more about the electrical industry.


Donnelly Karen J. Electrician. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2001.
This book helps the reader explore a career as an electrician. Topics include job responsibilities, qualifications, and helpful interests.

Gibilisco, Stan. Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional Book Group, 1997.
This guide for beginners teaches the basics of electricity and electronics. It provides information on the science of electricity, as well as wireless communication and the Internet.

Lytle, Elizabeth Stewart. Careers as an Electrician. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 1999.
This book explores the careers available for electricians. It describes the steps that must be taken in order to become an electrician.

Matt, Stephen R. Electricity and Basic Electronics. Tinley Park, IL: Goodgeart-Wilcox Publisher, 1998.
This book is easy to understand and provides informative text and illustrations to learn more about electricity and electronics. Those interested in a career as an electrician will benefit from the theories and fundamentals that are covered in this book.


Electrical Contractor
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814-5372
(301) 657-3110
Web site: http://www.ecmag.com
This magazine is distributed for free to all known electrical contractors. It includes statistics and research, as well as guides to products.

Electrical Line
Subscription Department
3105 Benbow Road
West Vancouver, BC V7V 3E1
(604) 922-5516
e-mail: sales@electricalline.com
Web site: http://www.electricalline.com
Electrical Line magazine is a bimonthly publication for electricians operating in Canada. It includes industry news, product information, and articles about the industry.


Made Easy: Electrical (1985)
Warner Home Video
This video will provide you with the basics so that you can learn about being an electrician and making repairs on your home electrical systems.

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