LPPC News & Announcements

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LPPC Announces Jackie Flowers and Javier Fernandez as New Chair and Vice Chair

July 16, 2024

The Large Public Power Council (LPPC) is pleased to announce that Jackie Flowers, Director of Utilities at Tacoma Public Utilities, and Javier Fernandez, President and CEO of Omaha Public Power District, have been elected as the organization’s new Chair and Vice Chair, respectively...

LPPC Responds to FERC’s Final Transmission Planning Rule

May 14, 2024

LPPC issued the following statement in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) final rule on regional transmission planning (Order No. 1920) released on May 13, 2024. The following statement can be attributed to LPPC President John Di Stasio...

LPPC Issues Statement on EPA's Final Power Plant Rule

April 25, 2024

The Large Public Power Council (LPPC) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) final power plant rule regulating carbon emissions released on April 25, 2024. The following statement is attributable to LPPC President...

Public Power Leaders Attend LPPC’s Inaugural Members Conference

April 17, 2024

Public power leaders from across the country met in San Antonio for LPPC’s inaugural Members Conference. Over five days in April, more than 250 senior executives from 26 of LPPC’s 28 member utilities came together...

Broad coalition floats cost containment proposal as FERC eyes final grid rule

March 8, 2024

A broad coalition of power sector groups is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to adopt a supplemental cost containment proposal in the agency's highly anticipated final rule on long-range transmission planning and cost allocation...

Groups Urge Inclusion of Cost Containment in FERC Tx Planning Rule

March 6, 2024

A coalition of transmission, utility and consumer advocates on March 6 recommended that FERC incorporate cost management protocols into its final rule on transmission planning and cost allocation...

Energy Groups Press Regulators to Scrutinize Power Grid Costs

March 6, 2024

US energy regulators should adopt a cost containment strategy in an upcoming final rule to protect consumers from shouldering undue costs of building out the US power grid, a group of public power utilities...

LPPC and Advocacy Groups Advance Transmission Planning Cost Management Proposal at FERC

March 6, 2024

A group of diverse advocates representing public power utilities, clean energy, consumer interests, and transmission developers have joined together to advance a proposal that encourages...

LPPC Discusses Electrification at USEA's 2024 State of the Energy Industry Forum

February 6, 2024

Across America, the energy transition is in full swing as utilities increasingly adopt new technologies to expand the ways clean energy powers modern life. This shift to clean energy...

PUF Covers LPPC Grid Reliability Event with Sen. Kevin Cramer

January 10, 2024

The Large Public Power Council, LPPC, hosted an event in early December on grid reliability, “Power Shift: Meeting America’s Power Needs.” It examined the latest energy policy developments...