Consulting engineers in Rock Island typically work for themselves but may also be associated with a consulting firm. They, for a fee, give advice and provide services in their field of specialized knowledge and training. They can play a multi-faceted role, and function as advisors, fixers, bosses, generalists, stabilizers, listeners, specialists, catalysts, managers, or even quasi-employees. The underlying reasons that a consultant is hired are universal: when a company cannot fully justify bringing someone on board full time when in need of short-term technical expertise, it hires a consultant. A consultant is a viable alternative during the development stages of new products. He can deal directly with owners and upper management, thus providing an objective third-party view point. He is again a viable alternative in assisting in feasibility studies or in proposal preparation.
Governor Cuomo’s K-Solar Program Increases Use of Renewable Energy in Schools (New York, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity. This public-private partnership is..