2016 National Conference Presentations
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Dan Aschenbach, Moody's Investors Servicce, "Rating Agency Outlook for Public Power," 23 pp.
Mason Baker, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, "Is it Time to Choose? UAMPS Carbon Free Power Project," 17 pp.
Girish Balachandran, Southern California Public Power Authority, "How is the Drought Affecting Power Generation in the West?," 15 pp.
Tim Blodgett, Hometown Connections, "Executive Compensation Packages to Attract the Best," 12 pp.
Bill Bottiggi, Braintree Electric Light Department, "Peak Energy Management Program: Reducing Transmission and Capacity Costs in ISO-New England," 12 pp.
Bill Boyce, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, "Transportation Electrification Utility Business Case," 10 pp.
Gary Brinkworth, Tenneesee Valley Authority, "A Method to Identify and Communicate Distributed Generation Value," 17 pp.
Timothy Burke, Angela Galloway, Dave Insinger, Maurice Kimsey, and Courtney Polk, Omaha Public Power District, "Embracing and Cultivating Workforce Diversity," 24 pp.
Matthew Cordaro, Long Island Power Authority, "Communicating in a Crisis," 21 pp.
Hank Courtright, Electric Power Research Institute, "Apps, Drones and More: New Technologies and Trends," 51 pp.
Meena Dayak, American Public Power Association, Edith Bullard, PCI Communications, and Chris Gent, Kissimmee Utility Authority, "Branding: Your Customers Do Judge You By Your Cover," 93 pp.
Meena Dayak, American Public Power Association, Suzanne Hartman, Chelan County PUD, and Michael Vigeant, GreatBlue Research, "Customer Satisfaction: How Do You Measure Up?," 36 pp.
- APPA: How Customers Rate Their Public Power Utilities, 8 pp.
- Chelan County PUD: Customer Survey Executive Summary Report, 75 pp.
- Chelan County PUD: 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Presentation, 29 pp.
Anita Decker, Northwest Public Power Association, "Succession Planning Toolkit for Management and Critical Positions," 23 pp.
Christine Donovan, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, "Energy Efficiency for Tomorrow's Customers," 28 pp.
Kimberly Dozier, CNN, Recommended web sites, 1 pp.
Russell Frisby, Stinson Leonard Street, "Information Sharing vs. Customer Privacy: The CISA/VCC Connection," 19 pp.
Randy Gerardes, Wells Fargo, "Investor Perspectives on Public Power Bonds," 10 pp.
Kevin Gertig, Fort Collins Utilities, "Public Power Forward: Our Changing Customers," 14 pp.
Mollie Gore, Santee Cooper, "Communicating Through Crisis," 17 pp.
Bruce Hallin, Salt River Project, "Ensuring Economic Vitality through Sustainable Water and Power Investments," 6 pp.
Tom Hanrahan, WPPI Energy, "Financial Structuring of Community Solar," 10 pp.
Jayne Harkins, Colorado River Commission of Nevada, "Water & Power: How the Drought is Affecting Electric Power Generation in the West," 11 pp.
Tim Hebert, Energy New England, "Adding Value through Distributed Resources Management," 15 pp.
Alex Hofmann and Paul Zummo, American Public Power Association, "Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Using Data to Improve Your Utility," 31 pp.
Randy Howard, Northern California Power Agency, Bill Gaines, Tacoma Public Utilities, and Marshall Empey, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, "Public Power and Western Electricity Markets," 16 pp.
Doug Hunter, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, "To Sell or Not to Sell," 10 pp.
Dave Koster, Holland Board of Public Works, "Sound HR for a Sound Utility," 18 pp.
Josh Lich, Opower, "Public Power Forward: Our Changing Customers," 9 pp.
John Little, Long Island Power Authority, "Reforming the Energy Vision," 11 pp.
Franz Litz, Litz Energy Strategies, "Mass-Based Trading Under the Clean Power Plan," 18 pp.
Bob Lotts, Arizona Public Service Commission, "Water and Energy in Arizona," 9 pp.
Michael Lowe, Renee Castillo, Michael Mendonca, Glen Traasdahl, Wayne Wisdom, and Cheryl Zittle, Salt River Project, "How SRP Maintains its Focus on the Customer," 16 pp.
Bill Malcolm, AARP, "Utility Issues & the Residential Customer," 14 pp.
Jessica Matlock, Snohomish County PUD, "Cybersecurity: A Different Look at Information Sharing," 13 pp.
Kevin Maynard, City of Hamilton, "Energy Efficiency: A New Public Power Paradigm," 29 pp.
Paul McElroy, JEA, "Sound HR for a Sound Utility," 21 pp.
Mike McGough, NuScale Power, "NuScale Power Small Modular Reactors: An Important Part of the Future of Nuclear Energy," 42 pp.
Keegan Moyer, Energy Strategies, "Emission Trading Under the Clean Power Plan: Market Implications of ERCs," 7 pp.
John Murphy, Fidelity Investments, "Investors Perspectives on Public Power Bonds," 11 pp.
Brian O'Connell, City of Bowling Green, "Using Energy Efficiency to Promote Economic Development While Building Efficient Load," 10 pp.
Jeff Panger , Standard & Poor's, "Rating Agency Outlook for Public Power," 7 pp.
Dennis Pidherny, Fitch Ratings, "2016 Outlook: U.S. Public Power and Electric Cooperative Sector," 15 pp.
Lanie Prouse, Mycoff Fry & Prouse LLC, "Executive Compensation Packages to Attract the Best," 13 pp.
Mark Reddemann, Energy Northwest, "Energy Northwest, NuScale & UAMPS: The Carbon Free Power Project," 7 pp.
Laurie Rodriguez, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, "Succession Planning," 22 pp.
Nancy Ryan, Energy & Environmental Economics, "Transportation Electrification: Energy Efficiency Writ Large," 9 pp.
Steve Sax, Murfreesboro Electric Department, "Anatomy of a Buyout Attempt," 28 pp.
Jonathan Schneider, Stinson Leonard Street, "Share and Share Alike? What's a Utility to Do With the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015," 20 pp.
Ron Schoff, Electric Power Research Institute, "The Incubatenergy Network," 17 pp.
Carolyn Slaughter, American Public Power Association, "Air, Water and Waste Regulatory Update," 38 pp.
Adam Wade, Foley Hoag LLP, "Federal Residential Tax Credit Eligibility for Community-Shared Solar Panel Owners," 16 pp.
Dave Walters, Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, "Executive Compensation Packages to Attract the Best," 20 pp.
Fred Wellington, Andy Reger, and Rodney Romero, Leidos, "Community Solar A to Z," 31 pp.