Date(s) - 3 Oct 2017
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
3043 ECpE Building Addition
Speaker: John Bilsten, General Manager, Algona Municipal Utilities
Title: A Public Power Approach to Investment in Energy Infrastructure for Community Benefit
Abstract: Algona Municipal Utilities, of northwest Iowa, was founded in 1898. Algona has long been known for innovation. It was the home to the first wind farm in Iowa, and it participated in a Department of Energy Smart Grid Investment Grant to bring AMI to its customers. John will discuss the utility and the community’s approach to energy innovation and customer service.