Northwest Public Power Association Announcement
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
WOTUS blocked in North Dakota and 13 other states, takes effect in others; Groups comment on SEPA rate, push back on cost shifting; and Obama Administration announces $1B in DG funds.
Public Power Industry Announcements
Columbia River PUD Board appoints John Nguyen as interim general manager; Mayor Berkowitz appoints Mark Johnston to be general manager of ML&P; Seubert retains position, Shorey elected as director for Lane Electric; BPA selects new vice president of Transmission Engineering and Technical Services; Health issues cause OPALCO Board member to step down; BPA develops interactive map of wildfires; Chelan PUD opens some boat launches, provides fire updates; Warm water wreaks havoc on Columbia River fish; and Grant PUD promotes lifejacket safety.
Associate Member Announcements
ABB commissions world’s first switchgear installation with new eco-efficient gas; and Georgia’s largest muni selects Tantalus for integrated electric and water smart grid solution.
Welcome New Members
Welcome our newest NWPPA members by checking out their website, products, and services.
Upcoming Educational Opportunities
Visit NWPPA’s website for the most up-to-date calendar of training events. Classes are added daily and dates and locations may have changed from the printed training catalog.
NWPPA Unveils the 2016 Training Schedule in two September Webinars
Our 2016 training events are ready to go, and we would like to tell you about them! Attend one of the 2016 Training Rollout Webinars in September where the NWPPA Training Managers will announce the schedule for 2016, talk about some brand new offerings, and walk you through the 2016 eCatalog.
Who Should Attend:
There is no charge for the webinars.
For more details, follow these links:
Industry Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for these upcoming public power meetings.
Utilities: NWPPA offers its utility members the opportunity (at no cost) to post RFPs and RFQs on our website at no charge. Reach out to NWPPA’s almost 4,000 associate member contacts that supply goods and services to the utility industry and might be interested in responding to your utility RFP/RFQ. For more information, contact Debbie K. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Members: Make sure to check out NWPPA’s RFP/RFQ Web page to view utility RFP listings. Listings are posted as they are received by NWPPA.
New RFP posted August 28, 2015!
Recent Industry Job Openings
View the job opportunities posted to NWPPA’s website in the past week.
On This Day in History
Earthquake shakes Charleston, S.C.; William Saroyan is born; and William Cobb demonstrates first solar-powered car.