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CEO American Public Power Association

Joy Ditto became the American Public Power Association’s president and CEO on January 13, 2020. Before that, she was the president and CEO of the Utilities Technology Council, a global trade...

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  • Jul 7, 2022

In a recent episode of "Public Power Conversations," I spoke with Kevin Gaden, president & CEO of the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency, and Dave Osburn, general manager of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, about some of the recent developments in the natural gas world, including rising prices, and how they affect public power. Check it out below.


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Matt Chester on Jul 7, 2022

What a great conversation, thanks for sharing Joy. In fact, this aligns well with an episode we just did of the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast touching on these points with Jacob Williams of Florida Municipal Power Agency as well. So anyone who enjoyed the above, keep it going by loading up this podcast episode: 

Episode #86: 'Keeping Electricity Affordable Among High Energy Costs' With Jacob Williams, CEO and General Manager of FMPA [an Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast]

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Audra Drazga on Jul 8, 2022

Joy - great interview - the rise in prices are going to be an issue as the winter season approaches again. The conversations now are critical - and looking for solutions are going to be key!    

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Jim Stack on Jul 8, 2022

I know we hit Peak NG in 2005. We have been using Fracked NG and importing it since.  It is said to be clean but it is not. In the news you will hear of many leaks and fires etc from NG. It is not a solution. 

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