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APPA’s 2016 National Conference, Gathering in the Valley of the Sun

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APPA’s National Conference was held in Phoenix, Arizona, June 10–15. We had great general session speakers; over 30 breakout sessions covering current industry topics from solar developments to workplace practices; a vendor Expo; a Day of Giving; awards; informal gatherings; and more. The meeting is a veritable “who’s who” of public power.

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Lineworkers and Lawyers, Two Honorable Professions

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CFEBA took the opportunity to honor the contributions of lineworkers around the country. We at APPA were happy to host public power lineworkers at the Gala. I was kvelling to see our lineworkers up on stage getting their awards. It was very fitting for the energy lawyers of the CFEBA to acknowledge the crucial role that lineworkers play in keeping the lights on and the Chardonnay chilled.

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