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6/5 American Public Power Association to Collaborate with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory on Improving Electric Reliability

5/23 American Public Power Association Statement on President Trump’s Proposal to Divest the Transmission Assets of the Power Marketing Administrations

5/11 American Public Power Association Statement on President Trump’s Cybersecurity Executive Order

5/8 Lincoln Electric System Receives National Award for R&D Excellence

5/8 111 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices

5/8 110 Utilities Honored with National Award for Reliable Electric Operations

5/6 Public power lineworkers demonstrate skills at national rodeo

3/28 American Public Power Association Statement on President Trump's American Energy Independence Executive Order

3/7 Public Power’s Sue Kelly is Energy and Environment Woman of the Year

3/1 Senator Jim Inhofe Honored by National Energy Group for Public Service

2/28 Public Power Approves New Policy Resolutions on Municipal Bonds, Endangered Species Act Reform

2/14 Storage and Distributed Energy Participation in Wholesale Markets

1/17 New American Public Power Association Brand Reiterates Community Focus

2016

7/12 APPA to Receive DOE Funding for Grid Security Enhancements

6/17 American Public Power Association Wins 2016 Top Workplaces Award from the Washington Post

4/20 APPA Statement on Senate Passage of Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

4/19 APPA Statement on Supreme Court Hughes V. Talen Energy Marketing , LLC Decision

4/4 29 Utilities Honored with National Award for Reliable Electric Operations

4/4 107 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices

4/3 Public Power Lineworkers Take Center Stage at National Rodeo

3/9 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski honored by national energy group for public service

3/8 APPA approved new policy resolutions on utility workforce, hydropower licensing and capacity choice

2/10 APPA statement on Supreme Court stay of EPA Clean Power Plan

1/27 Public Power Utilities Among Highest Ranked in J.D. Power Business Customer Satisfaction Study

2015

10/21: APPA announces Excellence in Public Power Communications Awards winners

8/4: Final EPA rule contains improvements but also imposes more stringent targets for some states

6/10: American Public Power Association Names 2015-2016 Officers

6/4: APPA's Sue Kelly testifies on FERC process and wholesale electricity markets

5/29: APPA: EPA CO2 Rule Inadequately Considers Potential Impacts on Small Business

5/19: APPA's Sue Kelly testifies on capacity markets, hydropower and more at Senate Energy hearing

5/18: Customers in Deregulated States Pay More for Electricity

5/18: 97 Utilities Honored with National Award for Reliable Electric Operations

5/18: 115 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices

5/16: Public Power Lineworkers Demonstrate Skills at National Rodeo

4/30: Not-For-Profit Utilities Welcome EPA's Small Business Review of Proposed Clean Power Plan, Push for Full Process

4/28: APPA applauds reintroduction of the Public Power Risk Management Act

4/21: Reliability assessment of EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan

3/10: APPA approves new policy resolutions on coal delivery, drones and solar deployment

2/19: APPA CEO Calls on FERC to Shape Final EPA Carbon Rule


2014

12/16: APPA Urges Senate to Pass Public Power Risk Management Act

12/01: APPA Comments on EPA Proposed Rule; Cautions Against Doing Too Much Too Soon

10/29: APPA announces public power Annual Report Contest winners

10/14: APPA: Mandatory Capacity Markets Not Favorable to New Power Plant Construction

9/17: APPA: CFTC rule approved today will help public power utilities hedge fuel and electric power price risks

6/19: APPA Presents Radin Award to Greeneville Light and Power System's William Carroll

6/18: APPA Names 2014-2015 Officers

6/18: 15 Individuals, Nine Utilities Win APPA Awards

6/02: EPA’s Clean Power Rule Must Ensure Electricity Remains Affordable and Reliable 

5/09: Public Power: EPA’s New Source Performance Standards Won’t Work in the Real World

4/30: APPA Concerned for Mid-Atlantic Consumers as Exelon Prepares to Buy Pepco Holdings

4/28: APPA applauds new cybersecurity guidance released by DOE 

4/11: APPA applauds Duane Highley, president and CEO of the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation, for reiterating that the U.S. electric grid is strong, safe and reliable 

4/10: Sue Kelly Testimony: Keeping the Lights On: Electric Grid Safety Hinges on Partnership and Information Sharing  

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4/09: Public Power Applauds Relief for Electric Consumers and End Users

4/09: Advisory: Public Power CEO to Testify at Senate Hearing on U.S. Electric Grid Security

4/08: Cuyahoga Falls Electric System Receives National Award for Excellence

4/07: 94 Utilities Honored With National Award for Reliable Electric Operations

4/07: 115 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices

4/05: Eight teams and thirteen individuals win awards at national lineworkers rodeo

3/21: APPA Applauds CFTC for Providing No-Action Relief for Public Power Utilities Hedging Commercial Operations Risks

3/13: APPA Decries Irresponsible Story on Grid Security

3/12: APPA Honors Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., with Public Service Award PHOTOS: [jpg] [jpg] [jpg] CREDIT: Photographs by Laura D’Alessandro/American Public Power Association

3/11: APPA Offers New Policy Resolutions on Distributed Generation, Capacity Markets and Physical Security

3/05: APPA Statement on President's FY 2015 Budget, Concern over Municipal Bond Interest, TVA

2/28: APPA Statement on the Bipartisan Policy Center Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative Report

2/25: APPA Statement on House Ways and Means Chairman David Camp Tax Reform Proposal

2/12: APPA Statement on Release of NIST Cybersecurity Framework

2/12: APPA Statement on Obama Administration's Call for Emphasis on Infrastructure in Quadrennial Energy Review

2/12: APPA Statement on New Senate Chairs

2/11: APPA Statement on Sen. Murkowski's Call For Protecting Electric Reliability

1/29: APPA Board of Directors Appoints Sue Kelly as President and CEO Headshot: [jpg]

1/8: APPA Response to EPA's Re-proposed Rule Curbing GHG Emissions for New Coal-fired and Natural Gas-fired Power Plants

2013

  • APPA Applauds Introduction of Senate Companion to Public Power Risk Management Act (12/12/2013)
  • APPA Announces Public Power Annual Report Contest Winners (11/6/2013)
  • APPA Statement on EPA Release of Emission Rules for New Coal-Fired Power Plants (9/20/2013)
  • APPA Statement on 2003 Blackout Anniversary (8/15/2013)
  • APPA Statement on Tax Reform Submitted to Senate Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (8/14/2013)
  • APPA Commends FERC on JP Morgan Settlement (7/31/2013)
  • APPA Applauds House Natural Resources Water and Power Subcommittee for Holding PMA Oversight Hearing (6/29/2013)
  • Statement In Response to President Obama’s Proposal to Address Climate Change (6/25/2013)
  • National Public Power Association Names 2013-2014 Officers (6/19/2013)
  • Response to Waxman-Markey Report (5/21/2013)
  • Statement on Obama Administration's FY 2014 Budget (4/10/2013)
  • Letter for the House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Tax Reform and Tax Provisions Affecting State and Local Governments (4/5/2013)
  • APPA Commends CFTC Commissioner Chilton’s Announcement of End-User Bill of Rights (4/3/2013)
  • Public Power Praises Much-Needed CFTC Relief for Transactions Between Consumer-Owned Utilities (3/29/2013) 
  • Columbia Water & Light Receives National Award for Excellence (3/26/3013)
  • 90 Utilities Honored with National Award for Reliable Electric Operations (3/25/2013)
  • 112 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices at the 2013 Engineering & Operations Technical Conference in Kissimmee, Florida (3/25/2013)
  • Eleven teams and fourteen individuals win awards at national lineworkers rodeo (3/23/2013)
  • APPA Applauds Committee Approval of Risk Management Act (3/20/2013)
  • Public Power Groups Defend Municipal Bonds (3/19/2013)
  • Bipartisan Resolution Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives Recognizes Important Role of Municipal Bonds in Building America’s Public Infrastructure (3/14/2013)
  • APPA President & CEO Mark Crisson Announces Retirement (3/14/2013)
  • House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings Honored by National Energy Group for Public Service (3/13/2013)
  • APPA Calls for Expanded Support for Municipal Bonds; Seeks Exemption from Swap Dealer Threshold (3/12/2013)
  • APPA Applauds Legislation to Allow Government-Owned Utilities to Manage Risk as Dodd-Frank Intended (3/11/2013)
  • Cap, Limit, or Replace: Taxing Municipal Bonds Would Increase Public Power Costs (3/11/2013)
  • Consumer Federation of America Letters to House and Senate Supporting Tax-Exempt Financing (3/8/2013)
  • APPA Submits Response to Rep. Waxman and Sen. Whitehouse Inquiry on Climate Change (2/20/2013)
  • Statement by APPA on White House Release of Executive Order on Cybersecurity (2/14/2013)
  • APPA applauds Environmental Protection Agency for Decision on Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine Rule (1/15/2013)

2012

  • CFA and APPA Renew Calls for Reform of Nation's Restructured Electricity Markets (12/13/2012)
  • A Special Message of Thanks from APPA President & CEO Mark Crisson (11/20/2012)
  • APPA Letter to CFTC Chairman Gensler on Petition for Relief from Special Entity Threshold (11/19/2012)
  • APPA Announces 2012 Annual Report Contest Winners (10/24/2012)
  • APPA, NRECA, NYAPP Release New Study Showing NYISO Capacity Market Not Primary Factor Driving New Electricity Generation (09/20/2012)
  • APPA Joins Petition for Narrow Exclusion From Commodity Futures Trading Commission Swap Dealer Rules (07/12/2012)
  • National Public Power Association Names 2012-2013 Officers (06/22/2012)
  • APPA, NRECA Applaud Members of Congress for Voicing Concern Over Administration Proposal to Alter Mission of Power Marketing Administrations (06/11/2012)
  • APPA President & CEO Testifies on Negative Impact of Energy Secretary Memo on Federal Power Marketing Administrations (04/26/2012)
  • Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities Receives National Award for Excellence (04/17/2012)
  • 98 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices (04/17/2012)
  • 94 Utilities Honored With National Award for Reliable Electric Operations (04/16/2012)
  • Nine Teams and Ten Individuals Win Awards at National Lineworkers Rode (04/14/2012)
  • APPA Commends NRC for Approval of SCEG Reactors (04/02/2012)
  • Statement by Mark Crisson, President & CEO, APPA, In Response to EPA"s Proposed Rule Curbing GHG Emissions (03/28/2012)
  • Statement By Mark Crisson, President & CEO, APPA, In Response to Energy Secretary Steven Chu's Memorandum Proposing Changes to Role of Power Marketing Administrations (03/20/2012)
  • Senator Jeff Bingaman Honored by National Eenergy Group for Public Service (03/14/2012)
  • 2012 Resolutions: APPA Calls for Preservation of Tax-Exempt Financing; Seeks Flexibilty in EPA'S Regulatory Requirements (03/13/2012)
  • Statement by the American Public Power Association in Response to the FY 2013 Budget Proposal on Tax-Exempt Financing (02/13/2012)
  • APPA Applauds Nuclear Regulatory Commission Decision to Approve Construction of First Nuclear Reactors in Decades (02/09/2012)

2011

  • APPA Statement in Response to the U.S. EPA Utility MACT Rule (12/21/2011)
  • APPA and the LPPC Submit Comments to Moody's Investors Service Regarding Moody's Request for Comment on Use of New Financial Metrics in U.S. Public Power Electric Utility Rating Methodology (08/15/2011)
  • APPA Calls for Re-Proposal of EPA Rule on EGU MACT (08/03/2011)
  • APPA Releases 2011 Update to APPA's Competitive Market Plan: A Roadmap for Reforming Wholesale Electricity Markets (06/16/2011)
  • Cedar Falls Utilities Receives National Award for Excellence (3/23/2011)
  • 82 Utilities Honored With National Award For Reliable Electric Operations (3/21/2011)
  • 104 Utilities Awarded for Outstanding Safety Practices (3/21/2011)
  • Nine Teams and Twelve Individuals Win Awards at National Lineworkers Rodeo (3/19/2011)
  • APPA Warns New Source Performance Standard Could Cause Fuel Switching, Windfall Profits for Merchant Generators (03/17/2011)
  • 2011 Resolutions: APPA Calls for Greater Energy Efficiency in Model National Building Codes; Seeks Protection for End-Users in Dodd-Frank Implementation (03/01/2011)
  • APPA Statement on House Energy and Commerce Decision to Review Policies Related to Wholesale Electricity Markets (02/16/2011)
  • News Media Opportunities: Public Power Legislative Rally (02/16/2011)
  • APPA Statement on New Jersey Law to Incent New Generation (02/04/2011)