Bill Carnahan is the Executive Director of the Southern California Public Power Authority. SCPPA is a joint action agency, consisting of twelve municipal electric utilities and one irrigation district that deliver electricity from northern Los Angeles County to the Mexican border. SCPPA has issued over 10 billion in bonds, notes and refunding bonds for a variety of projects including Hydro, Nuclear, Renewable and Gas generation projects and three transmission projects. Several new Renewable projects are under consideration. Previously, Carnahan was Public Utilities Director for Riverside, responsible for the water and electric systems. Prior to that, he was General Manager of Utilities for Fort Collins, Colorado; and Light and Power Superintendent for Lamar, Colorado. Carnahan has served as president and board member for numerous industry boards, including: California ISO, California Municipal Utilities Association, American Public Power Association, Colorado Association Municipal Utilities, and SCPPA. Carnahan holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University.
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