Celebrating public power in America series – Part 3: Celebrating Public Power’s Attributes and Addressing Municipalization

The American Public Power Association concludes our second three-part newsletter by highlighting public power systems that demonstrate a commitment to local communities, ongoing innovation, and resiliency. We conclude the series by exploring how discussions about municipalization and community choice aggregation efforts have touched local communities.

Celebrating Public Power in America Series – Part 1: Celebrating America’s Public Power History

The American Public Power Association is pleased to present this in-depth, three-part Public Power Current newsletter series to celebrate public power’s past, present, and future. Thank you to the utility systems for their contributions about public power’s founding and evolution (Part 1), the benefits of modern public power systems (Part 2), and how public power’s best attributes, and discussions about municipalization and community choice aggregation, have touched local communities (Part 3).

Real-Time Grid Assessment Is Adequate But Could Be Improved: FERC-NERC Report

Operators of the bulk power system are prepared to manage assessment of real-time grid operating conditions, but they should develop alternative procedures in the event of data loss failures lasting more than two hours, according to a report issued last week by the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and its regional entities.

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