Climate Cabinet Education

RECAP: 2023 APPA National Conference

By Ethan Kirkham, Public Power Program Manager The American Public Power Association (APPA) hosted their annual National Conference in Seattle last month, bringing together Public Power leaders from across the country to learn more from one another about clean energy solutions, market outlook, cybersecurity, customer outreach, and federal funding. With this being the first APPA […]


Democracy dodged a bullet this week

Checks and balances. This fundamental principle in the U.S. Constitution set the long-term foundation for what is today’s United States of America. If one body of government overreaches in its authority – whether it be federal or state government – then there’s another branch of government that provides necessary accountability.  We see examples of this […]


Part Two: The Inflation Reduction Act in Public Power Communities: A Case Study Series

Case 2: Sikeston, Missouri Climate Cabinet Education   Last week, Cabinet Cabinet Education introduced a new blog series highlighting how municipal utilities (munis) large and small could leverage the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) historic climate investment for their own clean energy transition needs. We used Columbia, Missouri as our first case study to kick off […]