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2014-06-02 12:24:10

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled its much-awaited proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions by existing fossil-fueled power plants. The American Public Power Association (Public Power) continues to be committed to reducing CO(2) emissions. We appreciate that 120 days have been allowed for comments on the rule and will constructively engage with the EPA, in a fact-based manner, to ensure...

2014-05-19 16:21:42

Joe Nipper, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Communications, American Public Power Association & Cliff Hamal, Managing Director, Navigant Economics WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the climate change debate rages on, the role of the electricity markets is often forgotten. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced more effectively if there are appropriate incentives and well-functioning markets. This is explained in our recent white paper,...

2014-04-10 16:21:37

Public Power CEO Sue Kelly Testifies at Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (Public Power) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today. Kelly testified on behalf of investor-owned, cooperatively owned, and publicly owned...

2011-07-11 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GridWeek 2011 organizers are putting utilities at the front and center of energy discussions at the fifth annual Smart Grid conference held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 12-15, 2011. Focused on the future of energy and strategies for energy business, policy and solutions, each of GridWeek's 40 unique sessions will be rich with utility input. "This conference has always focused on charting the path forward for Smart Grid stakeholders, and this year we...

2010-10-26 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- APOGEE Interactive Inc. is demonstrating today how Internet-based energy efficiency software in use by Nashville Electric Service and Sacramento Municipal Utility District helps consumers save energy and helps the utilities improve customer service at the annual APPA Customer Connections Conference in Anaheim, Calf. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091210/CL23938LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091210/CL23938LOGO ) Darlene...

2009-06-01 11:50:00

Largest Power Sellers in PJM Interconnection Earned Three Times as much as Regulated Utilities WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Owners of unregulated power generation in the Mid-Atlantic continue to enjoy high profits in 2008, despite the economic downturn, according to a study of financial data released today by the American Public Power Association. The analysis examined a range of measures of profits and shareholder earnings for nine of the largest sellers of unregulated...

2009-05-18 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and House Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.), the American Public Power Association, along with a number of consumer protection and utility industry groups including the Consumer Federation of America, Public Citizen, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and the National Association of Regulatory Utility...


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