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Energy Efficiency
The continued growth of energy efficiency in the Pacific Northwest forms the cornerstone of a power plan approved by a group of states in the region on Feb. 10.
Community Engagement
Distributed Energy Resources
The specific issues in the U.S. or Caribbean may be different, but the ultimate dilemma is the same. We need to find the right balance of reliability, cost, and environmental attributes for our energy supplies. And that is public power's continuing commitment.
Community Engagement
While municipalization is certainly not for everyone, the demand for locally-owned products and services is on the upswing. The millennial generation is more disposed to support clean energy, wants more choice in its energy decision-making, and may favorably view government intervention to achieve
Community Engagement
Distributed Energy Resources
WPPI has a new pilot project to develop community solar gardens — good for the residential customers who subscribe to a panel, since they do not have the hassle of having solar panels installed on their own house, but get the benefit of locally-produced solar power—and good for the utilities, since
Security and Resilience (Cyber and Physical)
If you've scanned the news lately, you've probably seen that cybersecurity is a hot topic — right up there with Ebola, immigration, and Taylor Swift's dissing of Spotify. From financial institutions and credit card companies to retail outlets and the U.S. postal service, new threats — and safeguards
Community Engagement
Distributed Energy Resources
I went to French Lick, Indiana, to speak at the annual meeting of IMPA, a joint action agency serving 60 Indiana public power electric utilities. Our joint action agencies play a vital role in the public power ecosystem, handling power supply, transmission, and a host of other services for their