Policy Positions

Issue Briefs

The American Public Power Association’s policy positions are reflected in the issue briefs listed below on various topics as well as in resolutions approved annually by members. The Association also acts on members’ behalf through regulatory comments and filings with various federal administrative agencies as well as in the courts.

Build America Bond Sequestration Clean Power Plan Drones for Utility Operations
Energy Efficiency Federal Power Act Oversight Federal Power Program
Grid Security Hydropower Municipal Bonds
Nuclear Power Pole Attachment Regulations Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978
Rail Competition and Antitrust Enforcement RTO Capacity Markets Solar Distributed Generation
Transmission Policies Wholesale Electricity Markets Waters of the United States
Grid Resilience

 

Fact Sheets

 

Electricity Generation  

 

Regulatory Filings

The Association acts on members’ behalf through regulatory comments and filings with various federal administrative agencies and in the courts — the most important of which are listed below.

Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing
Comments filed with FERC, 10-23-17
Fast Start Resource Pricing in Wholesale Markets
Comments filed with FERC, 2-28-17
Clean Energy Incentives for Efficiency and Renewables
Comments filed with EPA, 11-1-16
Coal Combustion Waste Disposal
Comments filed with EPA, 8-22-16
Offer Caps in Wholesale Markets
Request for rehearing filed with FERC, 12-19-16
Emergency Authority for DOE
Comments filed with DOE, 2-2-17
Long-term Power Supply Arrangements
Intervenor brief filed in U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C., 11-16-16
Storage and Distributed Energy in Wholesale Markets
Comments filed with FERC, 2-13-17

 

Resolutions

The Association’s policy positions are reflected in the resolutions approved by the membership in 2018. Resolutions are proposed annually by interested members, adopted by the Legislative & Resolutions Committee, and voted on by all members at the annual Association Business Meeting.

Oversight and Transparency of Supplemental Transmission Projects
Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure
Improved Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Natural Disasters Public Power Infrastructure Investments
Western Regional Market Expansion Principles
Modernizing the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1978