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

NMPP Energy will host its annual Generation Workshop on Oct. 27-28 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Neb. The workshop is intended for member participants of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska and Nebraska Municipal Power Pool as...
The City of Fort Morgan, Colo., Natural Gas Department recently won an award from the American Public Gas Association (APGA) for 10 years of continuous workplace safety. The award is based on the number of recordable injuries in man-hours worked...
National Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week will be celebrated by municipal utilities across the U.S. Oct. 3-9. This is an opportunity for public utilities to share benefits of their public power and natural gas systems. For...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) has issued Addendum 4 to the Request for Proposals for participant community solar PV installations. This addendum includes an electronic link to access a virtual public bid opening. The project is...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) has issued Addendum 3 to the Request for Proposals for participant community solar PV installations. The project is an effort by MEAN to bring economically priced solar energy to interested MEAN...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) has issued Addendum 2 to the Request for Proposals for participant community solar PV installations. The project is an effort by MEAN to bring economically priced solar energy to interested MEAN...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) has issued Addendum 1 to the Request for Proposals for participant community solar PV installations. The project is an effort by MEAN to bring economically priced solar energy to interested MEAN...
Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska Electrical Distribution Operation and Maintenance Specialist Rich Eymann recently assisted teaching a three-day workshop, held by Northeast Community College and the Nebraska Rural Electric Association...
Southwest Power Pool’s board of directors and Strategic Planning Committee approved the submitted policy-level terms and conditions for regional transmission organization (RTO) expansion in the Western Interconnection during its quarterly joint...
Joe Hobelman, utility asset O&M specialist for the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, recently earned the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation from the Association of Energy Engineers. As a CEM, Hobelman can optimize the energy...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) is issuing a Request for Proposals on behalf of 11 MEAN participant communities interested in obtaining energy from solar PV installations to be built in their respective communities. The project is...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool is adding a security/safety audit service to its Electric Distribution Services (EDS) program to help address the growth of security threats and incidents around the country involving electric utility...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska Board of Directors approved adding a high-efficiency heat pump program to its suite of energy efficiency programs for local residential utility customers of long-term wholesale power participants. The...
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed into law a bill (LB 131) that includes an amendment providing $4 million for a grant program to assist municipalities that own and operate their own natural gas systems in addressing extraordinary costs due...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool recently completed its annual Typical Bill Survey for participating members and non-members. This is the 37th year NMPP has conducted the survey, which includes electric, water and wastewater retail rates. There...