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Generation
The Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) is seeking proposals to supply intermediate electric capacity and energy to it starting June 1, 2022 for terms of three to 20 years.
Reliability
The American Public Power Association, the Utilities Technology Council (UTC) and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) on July 27, asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order (R&O) to open the 6 GHz band of spectrum to unlicensed usage.
Distributed Energy Resources
Henderson Municipal Power & Light (HMP&L) HMP&L will purchase 100% of the output of a new solar farm under development by Community Energy through a 20-year power purchase agreement.
Community Engagement
The American Public Power Association (APPA) has been honored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with the 2020 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards.
Distributed Energy Resources
A groundbreaking event was held on July 24 for the SunSmart Ames Community Solar Project in Ames, Iowa.
Community Engagement
One of the many things that makes public power utilities unique are the strong bonds that they have forged with their communities. People who work at public power utilities are always ready to pitch in and help in any way they can when their community needs them. Job descriptions don’t matter. It’s
Customer Service
Utilities are uniquely challenged during the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain essential services and customer satisfaction while controlling costs. Texting can help in that effort.
Bills and Rates
Senate Republicans this week released a set of proposals to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The seven separate bills will be combined into the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act.