Public Power Forum

​Energy Northwest's 27th Annual Public Power Forum is Thursday, Oct. 24, 2024 at Three Rivers Convention Center, in Kennewick, Washington. 

Designed with energy, utility and public power professionals in mind, the forum features forward-thinking presentations and discussions on grid resilience, federal funding opportunities, workforce development,
transportation electrification, advanced nuclear energy and more.​

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Lunch speaker: Ferry County PUD

Ferry County PUD recently received a $5 million grant through the Energy Improvements in Rural or Remote Areas (ERA) Program, and is transforming lives in Ferry and Okanogan Counties. By extending 30 miles of underground electric distribution lines, the PUD team is connecting more than 135 homes to essential services for the very first time. This project is about more than just infrastructure. It represents a commitment to energy equity, addressing critical needs, and fostering resilience in our rural communities. 

​Breakout sessions:

  • ​Competing for Resiliency: Energy Storage & Grid Batteries
  • Accelerate Your Investments: Tax & Energy Credits

Breakout sessions:

  • ​Revving Up Renewable Energy: The Geothermal Advantage
  • Digital Pit Crew: Enhancing Cyber Security in Energy Systems

New Nuclear Update

Keynote: Dan Gardner, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Can we improve our ability to forecast the future and manage risks to do better in business and life? Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Dan Gardner tackles these questions and more in his eye-opening and mind-expanding talks. Based on his bestselling books about psychology and decision making, Gardner’s talks draw on the latest research and his long experience in journalism and politics to challenge assumptions and find creative solutions.​

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