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Blowing the Cobwebs Out in Branson

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While it still feels like summer, public power’s fall season of conferences and meetings is already in full swing. APPA held its Business and Financial Conference in New Orleans on September 13-16. The “B&F” is our annual gathering of accounting, finance, IT and HR professionals from public power systems around the country. We had around 450 attendees this year, and they were an active and engaged bunch.

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In the White Mountains of New Hampshire

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Last week I attended the 2015 Annual Conference of the Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA), which represents the interests of New England’s public power and rural electric cooperative utilities on legislative and regulatory issues and offers training for its members. Because this year marks NEPPA’s 50th Anniversary, they went the extra mile (literally and figuratively!), and held the meeting at the Mount Washington Resort in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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