Public Power and Natural Gas Week is Oct. 1-7
August 27, 2017
National Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week will be celebrated by municipal utilities across the country Oct. 1-7.
JOC Committee elects officers for 2017-18
May 30, 2017
The NMPP Energy Joint Operating Committee elected officers for fiscal year 2017-18 at its May 31 board meeting.
Crete, Fort Morgan earn APPA safety awards
May 14, 2017
The City of Crete, Neb., and the City of Fort Morgan, Colo., Light and Power were among utilities earning the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2016.
Annual Typical Bill Survey Completed
May 18, 2017
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool recently completed its annual Typical Bill Survey for participating members and non-members.
NMPP Board approves new Champion businesses
June 05, 2017
The NMPP Board of Directors approved two businesses for the NMPP Champions program at the board’s quarterly meeting in June.
Board approves pursuing more wind energy
February 23, 2017
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) Board of Directors at its Jan. 19 board meeting approved pursuing a 20-year power purchase agreement with Sandhills Energy based in Valentine, Neb., for the output of a 30-megawatt nameplate capacity wind project at the existing site of MEAN’s Kimball, Neb., Wind Project.
MEAN issues RFP for additional wind energy
November 02, 2016
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) in early November issued a Request for Proposals seeking a minimum of 20 megawatts of wind energy capacity to simultaneously replace and possibly expand the wind energy it currently receives from its MEAN Wind Project near Kimball, Neb.
NMPP Board approves Champion businesses
September 12, 2017
The NMPP Board of Directors approved two businesses for the NMPP Champions program at the board’s quarterly meeting in September.
Public power utilities pull together in Bayard
August 01, 2017
During the worst of times, the best of public power steps up.
Solar is coming -- is your utility ready?
July 26, 2017
Utilities need to be prepared for customers wanting to connect a solar photovoltaic system to their local electric distribution system.
MEAN renews contract with Wray
August 27, 2017
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska Board of Directors approved renewing a five-year agreement with the City of Wray, Colo., for power supply at its quarterly board meeting in August.
Public power reponds to Bayard tornado
June 28, 2017
Public power utilities from around the region came to the aid of the Bayard, Neb., community after a tornado hit the Western Nebraska city on the night of June 12.