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Read the latest news regarding the NMPP Energy coalition of organizations.

The Village of Gurley Board of Trustees recently presented a check for $3,185.60 to the Gurley Fire Department and Rescue Unit for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device. The AED is a medical device used to help those...
NMPP Energy in July received a national award for the development of the NMPP Energy Operations application, which was unveiled earlier this year. CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology industry and workforce, and the...
The Nebraska Power Association will hold its Annual Conference Aug. 30-31 at the Younes Conference Center South in Kearney, Neb. With the theme “The Evolving Energy Landscape” the conference’s keynote speaker will be Peter Kelly-Detwiler, an...
The NMPP Energy Joint Operating Committee held annual officer elections for fiscal year 2022-23 at its June board meeting in Lincoln. The 12-member committee consists of the three representatives from each of the four NMPP Energy organizations...
There has been plenty of national media coverage regarding the rise in gas prices for vehicles. But not so much regarding the rise in natural gas prices. U.S. natural gas prices have been increasing since the 2020 pandemic year, recently hitting...
Appointments to the Energy Research and Development Fund (ERDF) and Computer Services Review Committee (CSRC) were made at the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool quarterly Board of Directors meeting in June at NMPP Energy. Those appointed to the ERDF...
The National Public Gas Agency (NPGA) held its quarterly Board of Directors meeting in Fort Morgan, Colo., in June. The Board typically holds its meetings at the NMPP Energy building in Lincoln, Neb., but decided to hold a meeting in Fort Morgan...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP) recently completed its annual Typical Bill Survey for participating members and non-members. This is the 38th year NMPP has conducted the survey, which includes electric, water and wastewater retail rates...
The American Public Power Association (APPA) provides a great opportunity for utilities, regardless of whether they’re a member of APPA or not, to participate in its annual “Survey of Salaries in Local Publicly Owned Electric Utilities.” The...
For municipal utilities owning their own natural gas distribution systems, there is a current golden opportunity to secure grant funding to upgrade aging municipal natural gas distribution infrastructure. The federal Infrastructure Investment...
NMPP Energy recently welcomed Stacy Hendricks to its team as she began her position as administrative assistant for the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska. Her role includes providing support to the MEAN’s director of wholesale electric...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) will hold a Power Supply Committee/Integrated Resource Plan Meeting that will review its 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) April 21 in Lincoln, Neb., at 10 a.m. A virtual option to participate...
ACE (Public Alliance for Community Energy), the community-owned natural gas supplier, presented Project of the Year awards to three of its member communities at the NMPP Energy Annual Conference March 23 in Lincoln, Neb. Through its revenue...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) presented Tanner McCall, utility superintendent for the City of Curtis, Neb., with its Rudy Hultgren Dedicated Service Award March 23 at the NMPP Energy Annual Conference. The award is presented...
NMPP Energy presented its Project of the Year Awards to four communities at its Annual Conference in Lincoln, Neb., March 23. The awards are presented annually to NMPP Energy communities to recognize projects or programs that create a more...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP) awarded Jerry Fales, electric commissioner for the City of Cozad, Neb., with the Bob Arraj Service Award at the NMPP Energy Annual Conference March 23, 2022. The award is presented annually to an official...
Community-owned ACE, the Public Alliance for Community Energy, will again participate as a natural gas supplier in the Nebraska Choice Gas selection period, which begins April 1 and runs through April 21. The Choice Gas program allows customers...
ACE, the Public Alliance for Community Energy, recently distributed $200,000 to its 76 member communities through its revenue return program. Through the program, the ACE board of directors may vote to return revenue to its member communities...
Being a community-owned natural gas supplier, ACE places a high priority on supporting local communities. Along with supplying competitively priced natural gas and advocating for Nebraska customers in the Nebraska Choice Gas program, ACE also...
The National Public Gas Agency (NPGA) elected officers for its board of directors for fiscal year 2022-23 at its annual meeting held in February. Those elected to one-year terms as officers of the board of directors beginning April 1 were: Chris...