Public Power and Broadband

“Public Power and Broadband” was the topic of a two-hour education meeting open to the public on April 2, 2016.

Here are five edited videos (ranging from 10 to 20 minutes each) of the five talks presented by Island Power and its outside experts that morning at the Waterfront Park Community Center.


Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 1

Introduction: Opportunities and Choice for Bainbridge

By Barry Peters, Moderator

And David Mitchell, Organizer of Neighborhood Broadband


Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 2

Topic: “Bainbridge Electric Board” and Local Broadband

By Steve Johnson: Bainbridge Resident, Island Power


Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 3

Topic: Broadband in Two Washington Citites & Public Electric Utilities

By Larry Dunbar: Utility Expert from Ellensburg, Washington


Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 4

Topic: Not-for-Profit Electrics, Broadband and NoaNet

By Greg Marney: CEO, Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet)


Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 5

Topic: KPUD as Broadband Wholesaler, Bainbridge Electric Board as a Retail Partner

By Bob Hunter: General Manager, Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD)