Associate Members

This is our membership category for businesses and other entities. The history of many associate members is closely tied with municipal utilities. Associate Members provide valuable services to Regular Members. MMUA and its utility members value the Associate Members and the goods and services they provide. Below is a list of our Associate Members.



Company Name

EMS Partners, Inc.

Physical Address: 9506 207th Street West, Lakeville, MN 55416
Mailing Address: 9506 207th Street West, Lakeville, MN 55416
Phone: 612.201.4759  

EMS Partners is a professional manufacturers representative company that services the Upper Midwest. We specialize in Street & Roadway Lighting, Wire, Cable, Wire Harness Processing Equipment, Wire & Cable Management Products and Radio Remote Controls for EOCs and Industrial locomotives.

Energy Economics, Inc.

Physical Address: 109 South Street SE, Dodge Center, MN 55927
Mailing Address: PO Box 220, Dodge Center, MN 55927-0220
Phone: 507.374.2557   Toll Free: 800.733.2557  
Fax: 507.374.2646

Paul Buttera, Director of Business Development & Marketing
Phone: 507.272.0775, Email:

Energy Economics, Inc. has specialized in providing custom solutions for the utility and pipeline industries since 1975. EEI provides a complete array of cathodic protection materials and services, including quality custom manufactured anodes and ground bed installation. We have gained a reputation for fast, competent crews that finish on time. EEI offers a wide range of CP materials including test stations, all types of CP cable, rectifiers, remote monitoring, isolation products, splicing components, coating, test instruments, backfills, and thermite welding products. Our wide selection of materials, and friendly, accessible customer support set us apart as a one-stop-shop for your cathodic protection needs.  Our NACE certified staff is ready to assist on your next job.

Energy Management Solutions, Inc.

Physical Address: 684 Excelsior Blvd., Suite 110, Excelsior, MN 55331
Mailing Address: 684 Excelsior Blvd., Suite 110, Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: 952.767.7450  
Fax: 952.767.7460

Energy Management Solutions (EMS), Inc. is a full service provider of Engineering Consulting and Energy Management Services. EMS can help municipals meet CIP goals at the lowest costs in the state, reduce energy costs by 30% and help identify innovative options for new rates. EMS' Services include energy supply and demand solutions, sustainability and conservation planning, energy auditing, price risk management and energy efficiency project implementation. Since 1998, EMS has been providing services for large commercial and industrial customers as well as utility companies throughout the United States. EMS offers extensive expertise through its diverse team of engineers, business professionals and a skilled leadership staff providing cost effective and high quality solutions for its customers.

Energy Product Sales

Physical Address: 351 Commerce Court, Vadnais Heights, MN 55127-8506
Mailing Address: 351 Commerce Court, Vadnais Heights, MN 55127-8506
Phone: 651.312.4200  
Fax: 651.765.8400

EPS is a manufacturer's representative serving the electrical industry in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

Evans Lipka and Associates

Physical Address: 1920 SW 6th Street, Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68522
Mailing Address: 1920 SW 6th Street, Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68522
Phone: 402.435.8282  
Fax: 402.435.8288

Jenny Snyder, Senior Sales Administrator
Phone: 402.435.8282

Evans, Lipka and Associates, Inc. is an Electrical Manufacturer's Representative, serving the contractor, industrial, and utility markets. We have been serving our territory for over 50 years. We are members of many local and national trade organizations, including EERA (Electrical Equipment Representatives Association). Evans, Lipka and Associates, Inc. has a very experienced, committed, and dedicated staff, willing to serve both our manufacturers and our customers.

Fairbanks Morse Defense

Physical Address: 655 3rd Street, Beloit, WI 53511-5492
Mailing Address: 655 3rd Street, Beloit, WI 53511-5492
Phone: 608.364.8358   Toll Free: 800.356.6955  
Fax: 608.364.0382

Fairbanks Morse is a worldwide leader in diesel and dual fuel technology and manufacturing. Our mission is to provide the highest quality diesel and dual fuel engines and generator sets, OEM parts, and factory-trained field service support. We are a trusted provider of reliable engine drive solutions for a wide range of mission-critical applications. Among them' power generation, marine, and oil and gas.

First American Equipment Finance

Physical Address: 211 High Point Drive, Victor, NY 14564
Mailing Address: 211 High Point Drive, Victor, NY 14564
Phone: 585.643.3381  

Patrick Corrigan, Assistant Vice President

First American works with a team focused exclusively on serving energy and utilities companies. As a financing provider, this close industry alignment helps us understand your business so we can provide leading-edge solutions to address your most pressing challenges. Our service model is designed to make the entire process simple and easy so you can keep your focus on accelerating your most important initiatives and meeting your ESG goals.

Flaherty & Hood, P.A.

Physical Address: 525 Park Street, Suite 470, Saint Paul, MN 55103
Mailing Address: 525 Park Street, Suite 470, Saint Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651.225.8840   Toll Free: 877.846.4662  
Fax: 651.225.9088

With decades of experience, Flaherty & Hood, P.A. provides comprehensive legal and analytical support to coalitions, governments, and associations throughout Minnesota. Our unique approach to fulfilling our clients’ needs incorporates not only the fields of law; government relations; and fiscal, policy, and human resources analysis; but also high-quality and effective communications and media support.


Physical Address: 3600 Arrowhead Drive, Unit 4, Medina, MN 55340
Mailing Address: PO Box 240, Hamel, MN 55340-0240
Phone: 763.559.7071  
Fax: 763.559.5915

FRESCO, Inc. represents a complementary line of products designed for the electric utility industry. We work closely with distributors to educate our customers in the application of all product lines represented.

Frontier Energy, Inc.

Physical Address: 7935 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 140, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Mailing Address: 7935 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 140, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: 952.767.7464  
Fax: 952.767.7460

Frontier Energy (formerly Energy Insight) helps investor-owned and municipal utilities develop and administer conservation programs. In our role, we interface with the utility, its commercial and industrial customers, and contractors/architects/vendors to help businesses and non-profits realize energy cost savings and to help utilities meet their energy-saving goals.

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