OUR ESSENTIAL WORKERS KEEP YOUR COMMUNITY POWERED

No matter what hits us, whether it’s a pandemic, hurricane, or wildfire, the men and women of public power are on the front lines, delivering affordable, reliable electricity to 30 million Americans.

TAKING CARE OF OUR OWN

At an electric utility, safety is more than a buzzword. It’s a way of life. But in 2020, safety has moved beyond operations to also protecting our workers from the pandemic. To keep our essential workers safe, public power utilities stay on top of the latest recommendations from the CDC, stagger shifts for generation, transmission, and distribution crews, and implement new hygiene protocols and innovative testing procedures.

TAKING CARE OF OUR COMMUNITIES

Communities are at the heart of our public power mission, and we step up to help our neighbors when they need us. This year, that meant providing financial relief and flexibility for our customers and creating online STEM education resources for kids learning from home, like lesson plans, videos, and fun DIY science activities.

Click on an essential public power worker below to hear more about how they keep your community powered.

Heather Andersen of SMUD
Heather Andersen
SMUD
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Vince Preston of OUC
Vince Preston of OUC
Vince Preston
OUC
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Dan Bigos of NYPA
Dan Bigos
NYPA
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Steve Derr of NPPD
Steve Derr of NPPD
Steve Derr
NPPD
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Keeping America Powered
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Theodric Arline
JEA
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Somer Mese of Colorado Springs Utilities
Somer Mese of Colorado Springs Utilities
Somer Mese
Colorado Springs Utilities
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Libby Clark
Platte River
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Jesse Brantley
Santee Cooper
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Landon Taylor
TPU
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Jack Dresher of IID
Jack Dresher of IID
Jack Dresher
IID
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