Power Lines Blog

Push beyond your limits


The most powerful weapon you have in your arsenal to take on change is you. And your innate ability to get out of your comfort zone, to push beyond your limits. It’s not easy but it’s the only way to realize your potential for lifelong growth and transformation. What does it take to get outside your comfort zone? Stress, openness to experience, and asking yourself the right questions.

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At the federal policymaking table


Meetings held by the U.S. Department of Energy across the country in April and May gave the public power community a unique opportunity to weigh in on a number of key energy policy matters of importance to public power. More than 10 public power executives took full advantage of that opportunity to, among other things, detail how public power is proactively working to address the growth of distributed energy resources and rapidly changing customer expectations in a digital age.

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Strategic planning for community, by community


When was the last time your customers stopped by to do a little painting or change the oil? Instead of asking our customers for some elbow grease, we asked them to roll up their sleeves and get involved in a strategic plan for the District’s next five years and beyond. No one wants to go to another meeting. But we had to change that kind of thinking and let our customers see how a strategic plan actually has an impact on their lives.

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