October 31, 2014 - Power transmission REITs may be here before long, Moody's says
Large U.S. electric transmission utilities are actively exploring the feasibility of using the real estate investment trust (REIT) structure as a financing vehicle, Moody's Investors Service said Oct. 30.
October 31, 2014 - New blog highlights possible changes to key congressional committees of importance to public power
All eyes are on the 2014 midterm elections and how they will define the new balance of power in Congress, writes Amy Thomas, manager of Grassroots & PAC at APPA, in a new blog posted on the APPA website.
October 31, 2014 - APPA offers Nov. 4 webinar on FCC special access reports that are due on Dec. 15, 2014
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, APPA will hold a free webinar for APPA members, "FCC Special Access Reports Due Dec. 15, 2014: Who Must File and How to Do It," from 2 to 3 p.m., Eastern time.
October 31, 2014 - DEED program offers Nov. 20 webinar on public power experiences with DOE’s smart grid grants
On Thursday, Nov. 20, APPA’s Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program will hold a webinar from 2 – 3:30 p.m., Eastern time, on the results of municipal utility projects supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) program.
October 30, 2014 - Issues tied to offer caps, mitigation get a closer look at FERC workshop
Various power market participants on Oct. 28 offered their thoughts at a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission workshop on a number of issues tied to offer caps and offer mitigation in wholesale markets, with several explaining why they think an offer cap is needed in markets.
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