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Powerful Economic Development & Business Partners

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q1 2017)

Publicly owned utilities have always been deeply involved in economic development. More

Utility Companies: Powerful Economic Development Partners

Josh Bays, Senior Partner, Site Selection Group, LLC (Directory 2017)

Utility economic development organizations can bring a lot to the table during the corporate location process, especially in terms of technical expertise along with strategic and project-level funding. More

A Business-Driven Approach to Utility Infrastructure

Jim Lewis, Electrical Controls Department Manager and Principal , SSOE (Q4 2016)

Whether a utility project is driven by production capacity, energy efficiency, regulatory requirements, or environmental sustainability, its ultimate objective is to add value to the business. More

Public Power Communities: Technology for Business Success

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q1 2016)

From powering up huge data centers to providing telecom and water services, and helping customers become energy-efficient through the latest technologies, public power companies re-invest in the communities they serve. More

Public Power Communities Shine the Light on Innovation

Mark Crawford, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q1 2015)

Public power utilities, which are owned by the communities they serve, have an inherent interest in helping those communities to innovate and prosper. More

Public Power Communities: Future-Focused

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q1 2014)

America’s public power communities are places where local governments and other public entities have taken charge to deliver services their communities need to prosper. More

Powerful Trends: Public Power Utilities Meet the Reliability, Cost, And Service Needs Of Demanding Customers

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q1 / Winter 2013)

By offering great rates, reliable service, energy-efficiency measures, and attentive service, public power companies are creating a win-win situation for their customers as well as the communities they serve. More

Growing Communities Through the Benefits of Public Power

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Winter 2012)

A community's economy is only as healthy as its local industries. Likewise, local businesses fare best in an economically healthy community. Cities served by publicly owned utilities have an ally fighting on both fronts. More

American Public Power Association: A Smart Way to Deliver Power

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Winter 2011)

Public power communities plug into smart grid technology. More

America's Public Power Utilities: Key Partners for Business in a Challenging Economy

Steve Kaelble, Staff Editor, Area Development (Dec/Jan 10)

Public power companies are working closely with businesses to create diverse cost-savings programs. More

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