October 21, 2014 - 'Our legacy is our service,' DiFonzo tells APPA gathering in Texas
Service to home communities is public power’s legacy, Paula DiFonzo, chair of the American Public Power Association’s board of directors, told APPA’s Legal Seminar in San Antonio on Sunday evening. DiFonzo, the CEO of New Braunfels Utilities in New Braunfels, Texas, spoke at the conference’s opening session.
October 21, 2014 - At Legal Seminar in Texas, Kelly outlines APPA priorities, describes challenges faced by public power
Some say that America has become a monoculture, but "that is really not true," Sue Kelly, the president and CEO of the American Public Power Association, told a public power audience in San Antonio on Sunday.
October 21, 2014 - Industry leaders debate which entity is best to manage resource portfolios
The entities best suited to manage resource portfolios are those that serve customers at the end of the line, leaders from the public power and electric cooperative sectors told a resource roundtable on Oct. 16.
October 21, 2014 - FERC accepts BPA's revised oversupply management protocol
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently accepted the Bonneville Power Administration’s revised oversupply management protocol while at the same time FERC turned aside arguments by wind generators that oversupply costs should be allocated to BPA power customers and not BPA transmission customers.
October 21, 2014 - Louisiana-based Cleco to be purchased by investor group in a deal that values the utility at approximately $4.7 billion
Louisiana-based Cleco on Oct. 20 said that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors in a deal that values Cleco at approximately $4.7 billion, including approximately $1.3 billion of assumed debt.
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