Infrastructure Content

The American Public Power Association (Association or APPA) opposes any efforts by Congress to weaken or eliminate the municipal exemption public power utilities have from federal pole attachment regulations. The Association also opposes any efforts by the FCC to circumvent well-established federal
Disaster Response
Learn best practices and implementation processes for submitting disaster-related documentation to FEMA.
Disaster Response
Learn about leading procurement practices and processes for utilities before, during, and after a disaster.
Disaster Response
Review the most common types of claims that arise during the construction of public power and energy projects.
Disaster Response
Dive into the challenges utilities face when working to secure and retain federal grant funding.
Distributed Energy Resources
Gain an overview of potential broadband opportunities and considerations for public power utilities that may arise from the widespread deployment of small cell facilities.
Hear an overview of practical considerations in the development and implementation of wireless pole attachment agreements in conformance of the new FCC rules and state requirements.
Distributed Energy Resources
Learn about the FCC's Small Cell Order and its requirements and impacts related to public power utilities.
Distributed Energy Resources
Learn about the latest legal and regulatory developments, as well as the most significant issues facing public power utilities at the federal, state, and local levels with respect to wireless pole attachments.
Electric Vehicles
Two California public power utilities, the City of Palo Alto Utilities and Silicon Valley Power, are joining with three of the state’s community choice aggregators in programs to install public electric vehicle charging stations. As part of the effort, the California Energy Commission is proposing to provide $33 million in incentives to two counties.