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Community Engagement
Distributed Energy Resources
In 2015, APPA is celebrating its 75th Anniversary. We here at APPA wanted to mark that occasion in a way that rings true with public power's mission and its roots—improving people's lives by providing them with reliable, affordable electric power. After all, that is what our members do every day in
Customer Service
Community Engagement
It's not uncommon on restaurant menus today to see where the ingredients in your meal are coming from: beets dug from a family farm in Virginia, pork pastured on a green field in South Carolina, blueberries from wild bushes in Maine. That menu might even tell you how many miles your food traveled to
Bonds and Financing
Security and Resilience (Cyber and Physical)
Environment
The preservation of tax-exempt financing is the Association's top legislative priority in 2017. We will actively engage on tax reform legislation, working to preserve the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds, which are key for public power infrastructure development. We will emphasize this and other
Workforce
At the Annual Gala held by the Women's Council on Energy and the Environment, I reconnected with old friends, and had the opportunity to meet many women who I did not know. I shared six pieces of advice I have learned during my 37 years in DC, to help them avoid making the same mistakes I did! My
Bills and Rates
Distributed Energy Resources
It has now become necessary to remind the public that FERC commissioners, state public utility commissioners and local governing bodies that regulate utilities have demanding jobs and deserve our respect. To contribute constructively to the processes of these regulatory bodies, individuals need to
Bonds and Financing
As the Administration pivots to tax reform, we are on high alert about maintaining the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds. Bonds are the primary tool our public power utility members use to finance new infrastructure. Eliminating or undercutting the tax-exempt status of these bonds would increase