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Public Power Week

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offerings.
October 2 - 8, 2022

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offerings. American Public Power Association member utilities can use the sample resources and templates to spread the word and help celebrate in your communities.

#publicpowerweek Tweets

Public Power Conversations episode highlights Public Power Week celebrations! 

Resources & Templates

You can download these resources and templates to customize for Public Power Week celebrations in your community.

2022 Public Power Week logo

Color Logo: JPG | EPS | PNG

Black and White Logo: JPG | EPS | PNG 

Videos

Public Power Week

"People Behind the Power" Videos

These are the "people behind public power" who often wear a lot of different hats on the job. They are essential to helping keep the lights on! This year we highlight the 96,000 people employed by the 2,000 public power communities nationwide.

Customer Service Representatives: View | Download
Engineers and Technical Staff: View | Download
General Managers, CEOs, and Other Public Power Advocates: View | Download
Attorneys and Legal Staff: View | Download
Administrative Staff: View | Download
Resource Planners and Mutual Aid Coordinators: View | Download
Information Technology/Operational Technology Staff: View | Download
Communicators: View | Download
Fleet Services Staff: View | Download
Power Plant Operators: View | Download

Whiteboard Video

Use this video to enhance your Public Power Week outreach and engage your customers.

About Public Power

An animated video explains the benefits of a community-owned utility.

More videos, infographics, and fact sheets on public power benefits are available here.

More resources

For more resources (including infographics and fact sheets) on topics such as the benefits of public power, safety, reliability and smart grid, visit our Communication Templates page.

Reach Public Power Communications, Public Relations, Customer Service, and Community Engagement Leaders

Sponsor Public Power Week

October 2-8, 2022, in 2,000+ U.S. communities 

What is Public Power Week?

Held annually the first full week of October, Public Power Week is the official celebration of everything that makes public power special. From Florida to Alaska, utilities use Public Power Week to engage their customers and educate them on benefits of community-owned power.

Why should my company sponsor Public Power Week?

As a sponsor, you will enjoy exposure with communications, public relations, customer service, and community engagement professionals at public power utilities throughout the U.S. Sponsorship is a great way to tell these decision makers and influencers about the ways your company can make their jobs easier.

Sponsorship Packages – Purchase here 

Signature Celebration Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member $10,000
Corporate Associate Member $11,000
Nonmember $22,000

One sponsor limit. Must commit by July 15 to receive all benefits.

  • Digital ad campaign (August 1 -October 8) that serves your ad to visitors to the Public Power Week page on PublicPower.org. 
    • During the 2021 Public Power Week campaign, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors from August 1 to October 31.
    • Ad provided by you (APPA will provide specs). 
  • One post per day during Public Power Week on APPA’s Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds.
    • Graphics, text, and click-through links provided by you (APPA will provide specs). You can include a one- to two-minute video or a static image. 
  • Two-minute presentation at the beginning of an APPA-hosted webinar for members on making the most of Public Power Week
    • Logo featured on a sponsor thank you slide during the webinar
  • Logo featured on Public Power Week homepage and resources page
    • From August 1 to October 9, 2021, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors, making it the most popular interior page on PublicPower.org 
  • Recognition in Public Power Current newsletter whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This e-newsletter is sent three times weekly to more than 11,000 subscribers.
  • Recognition in the CEO Update email to APPA members whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This biweekly email is sent to more than 19,000 members. 

Sustaining Celebration Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member $3,000
Corporate Associate Member $4,000
Nonmember $8,000

Five sponsor limit. Must commit by July 15 to receive all benefits.

  • Logo on Public Power Week homepage and resources page
    • From August 1 to October 9, 2021, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors, making it the most popular interior page on PublicPower.org.
  • Recognition in the CEO Update email to APPA members whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This biweekly email is sent to more than 19,000 members. 
  • Logo on a sponsor thank you slide during APPA-hosted webinar for members on making the most of Public Power Week

About the American Public Power Association (APPA)

APPA is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. We represent public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million customers that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. Our association advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Our members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power.