Peter Heintzelman: Can electric membership cooperatives light the way for clean local energy in the utility industry?

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In this episode, host Bill Nussey talks with Peter Heintzelman, CEO of Cobb EMC, one of the largest electric membership cooperatives (EMC) in the United States. Peter helps us understand the historical importance of EMCs, how the membership driven model gives them more flexibility than larger shareholder owned utilities, and the early steps some pioneering EMCs are taking towards clean, local energy.

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