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
Bonds and Financing
The American Public Power Association submitted a statement to Congress encouraging the implementation of various bond modernization proposals, including the reinstatement of tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and allowing for comparable incentives for energy investments and production.
Bonds and Financing
It is critical that owners of public power projects understand – long before a need arises – which claims contractors are most likely to assert. Learn about the most common contractor claims on public power projects - delay, acceleration, and loss of efficiency - and measures to manage or avoid
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
Learn best practices and implementation processes for submitting disaster-related documentation to FEMA.
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
Learn about leading procurement practices and processes for utilities before, during, and after a disaster.
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
Review the most common types of claims that arise during the construction of public power and energy projects.
Disaster Response and Mutual Aid
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.