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Can Utilities Rise To The Challenges Presented By Decarbonization?

March 20, 2023

The electricity network is among the greatest inventions ever, ushering in global economic and social progress. Yet, the system faces enormous tests...

Panel Debates Impact of Renewables, Electrification on Reliability

March 16, 2023

The answer to the question of whether the U.S. can reliably decarbonize its electricity grid while electrifying most of its economy usually comes down to...

To Electrify America, Advance Permitting Reform

March 15, 2023

This week, LPPC President John Di Stasio joined utility industry leaders at a virtual press briefing to discuss the future of electrification. While the...

LPPC Discusses Clean Energy Tax Credits and Decarbonization with Bloomberg Government

February 9, 2023

LPPC President John Di Stasio and Salt River Project CEO Mike Hummel sat down with Bloomberg Government to discuss public power’s role in America’s clean...

LPPC Discusses Pathways to Decarbonization at USEA’s 2023 State of the Energy Industry Forum

January 26, 2023

Regional differences are driving decarbonization strategies at LPPC member utilities. This was the major takeaway of LPPC President John Di Stasio’s address...

LPPC Provides Comments to Treasury on Clean Energy Tax Credits

December 23, 2022

On December 23, 2022, LPPC provided the U.S. Department of the Treasury with comments on the clean energy tax provisions included in...

President's Post: Public Power CEOs and Federal Policymakers Convene at LPPC's Post-Election Forum

December 15, 2022

LPPC members gathered in Washington, DC in early December to examine the outcome of the midterm election and the legislative landscape ahead...

LPPC CEOs Present at the Public Power Community Forum

November 1, 2022

At the historic Harvard Club of New York City, the chief executives of seventeen of the largest public power utilities in the U.S. gathered in September to discuss...

LPPC Chair and Austin Energy General Manager, Jackie Sargent, Discusses Carbon-Free Goals and More on Grid Talk

October 4, 2022

On the most recent episode of Grid Talk, LPPC Chair and Austin Energy’s General Manager Jackie Sargent joined host Marty Rosenberg to talk about Austin Energy’s push to become carbon-free by 2035

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U.S. public power sector tackles emerging ESG challenges, inflation

September 28, 2022

Highlighted by Hurricane Ian, which wreaked havoc in the Caribbean and now threatens Florida, the U.S. public power sector faces challenges that are unprecedented but not insurmountable, according to speakers at a recent annual public power community conference in Manhattan.

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