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Legislation signed to assist public gas utilities

May 31, 2021

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 to February’s extreme weather event.

2020 Typical Bill Survey completed

April 28, 2021

The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool recently completed its annual Typical Bill Survey for participating members and non-members.

NPGA Board reviews impact from February's weather event

April 28, 2021

The National Public Gas Agency Board of Directors held a special meeting in early April to receive an update of financial impacts caused by February’s extreme weather event and considerations of potential financial assistance to NPGA members hit with exorbitant natural gas bills.

Dates set for 2021 NMPP Energy Annual Conference

March 01, 2021

The dates for the 2021 NMPP Energy Annual Conference have been set for Sept. 7-8 at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln, Neb.

NPGA elects officers for 2021-22

February 11, 2021

The National Public Gas Agency (NPGA) elected officers for its board of directors for fiscal year 2021-22 at its annual meeting held Feb. 11. 

JOC officers elected for 2020-21

September 30, 2020

The NMPP Energy Joint Operating Committee held annual officer elections for fiscal year 2020-21 at its September board meeting in Lincoln. The 12-member committee consists of the three representatives from each of the four NMPP Energy organizations.

Wisner earns Project of the Year Award

July 13, 2020

NMPP Energy recently awarded the City of Wisner, Neb., with a Project of the Year Award for its City Auditorium Renovation Project.

Stuart's Bob Lockmon receives APPA award

June 08, 2020

Bob Lockmon, village superintendent for the Village of Stuart, Neb., recently received the Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award from the American Public Power Association.

NMPP Awards North Platte's Jim Hawks with service award

April 29, 2020

The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool on April 29 awarded Jim Hawks, city administrator of North Platte, Neb., with the Bob Arraj Service Award.

NMPP Energy named one of "Best Places to Work" in Lincoln

April 22, 2020

NMPP Energy was named among the “Best Places to Work” in the medium-sized business category for 2020 in Lincoln, Neb., by Woods Aitken LLP, the Lincoln Journal Star and the Lincoln Human Resources Management Association.

NMPP Energy COVID-19 Response

March 17, 2020

As we all continue to navigate our way through the unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, NMPP Energy wants to assure our members we are here to continue serving you.