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

Fitch Ratings recently affirmed the ‘A-‘ Issuer Default Rating and the ‘A-‘ bond rating on the approximate $475 million revenue and revenue refunding bonds issued by the Public Power Generation Agency (PPGA). The rating outlook is stable. Click...
NMPP Energy recently developed a real-time alerts status emergency communication notification system for members of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) and National Public Gas Agency (NPGA). NMPP Energy Alerts, developed in-house by...
Natural gas prices in the U.S. have been on the rise over the past year and are expected to continue climbing into the winter. The spot price at Henry Hub in September averaged $5.16 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), which is up from...
NMPP Energy will hold its second round of utility training sessions Nov. 8-10. The locations and dates include: Sidney, Neb. (Nov. 8) Hillside Golf Course Broken Bow, Neb., (Nov. 9) Tumbleweed Restaurant Lincoln, Neb., (Nov. 10) Southeast...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool Board of Directors approved Piper Sandler & Co. as a new champion business during its board meeting in September. Piper Sandler is a full-service investment bank providing underwriting, private placement and...
The City of Fort Morgan, Colo., is holding its annual free barbeque for its customers to celebrate their Utilities Week. The event will be held the same week as the country's public electric and natural gas utilities celebrate Public Power and...
The City of Nebraska City will celebrate Public Power and Public Natural Gas Week by providing refreshments in the City office during the week of Oct. 3-9. Nebraska City Mayor Bryan Bequette proclaimed the two observances during the Sept. 20...
Support for downtown development and efforts to create new housing in the city of Crete (pop. 7,247) have led to recognition from the State of Nebraska. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) this week announced Crete’s...
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...
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 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...
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...