Virtual Education and Training

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Stay on top of the trends and ahead of the curve with virtual education offerings from the APPA Academy. Programs range from online courses and virtual events that allow you to interact with other attendees, to on-demand resources that let you learn on your own schedule.

Virtual Meetings

All the breadth and depth of information and networking from an in-person meeting, from the comfort and safety of your home or office. These virtual events allow you to learn and interact with your peers in real time.


Electric Vehicle Interest Group Quarterly Meeting 
October 28 
The EVIG is a quarterly forum for our utility, state/regional association, joint action agency, and community choice aggregator associate members to learn about various EV and EV infrastructure topics from a range of experts.


Public Power Forward Virtual Summit
December 2-3
The Public Power Forward Virtual Summit brings public power leaders together to preview and prepare for the future and the changes in technology, customer expectations, distribution models, government policies, and more.

Virtual Courses

Instructor-led courses let you take in-depth training through an interactive series of online classes, a downloadable workbook, and group discussions with your peers.


Making Today’s Billions of Dollars of Broadband Funding Opportunities Work for You
November 16
Explore the full range of federal broadband funding opportunities, review examples of applications that were successful, and get guidance for how to position your project for funding under each program.


The Hope and the Hype: Making Sense of the Long-Awaited Hydrogen Economy
December 1
Receive a comprehensive overview of the key issues, implications, and applications related to hydrogen in the energy economy and review the latest utility projects.


Broadband Partnerships Meet Federal and State Funding Opportunities: The Time is Right
December 7
This course will explore the business and legal considerations surrounding broadband partnerships. In particular, it will examine how broadband partnerships can take advantage of the federal and state funding opportunities that are available to them.


With minimal time commitments, webinars allow you to learn from the best without leaving your office. Hear from industry experts and ask questions during the live webinar.


DEED Webinar: Flexing Daytime EV Charging to Match Local Renewable Growth
November 9, 2021
Electric vehicle (EV) charging is placing demands on distribution grids which will soon require new investment to meet customer demand and retain reliability. However, if customers can be encouraged to charge their EVs when the sun is shining and local solar generation is clean and inexpensive, municipal utilities can delay spending money on new infrastructure to support EV charging. 


DEED Webinar: AMI Insights for All
November 18, 2021
During this webinar, researchers from Iowa State University will share their work making in-house advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) analysis easier than ever through their ongoing partnership with Algona Municipal Utilities and the DEED Program. 

On-Demand Learning Resources

Hear from industry experts and grow your knowledge at a pace that works for you.


Check out our library of on-demand webinars and recorded events and courses. Each purchase includes access to the recording(s), as well as copies of the presentations or study guides.


The APPA Key Accounts Certificate Program is offered in-person, in-house, or through a self-paced online option. Completing the on-demand option allows you to work through the program requirements at your own pace.