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MISO Releases Renewable Integration Impact Assessment

Editor’s note: While the wider situation is no doubt known to our readers, it should be noted that the following report is made with a large swath of the country’s midsection, from Texas to the northern plains, suffering electrical... Read more

MMUA Updates In-Person Training Policy

Effective January 15, 2021, MMUA has revised its policy regarding in-person training. The revision was made in light of requests from members and new guidance,  released Jan. 7 by the State of Minnesota, for indoor seated venues. The... Read more

MPUC Orders Contested Case in Territory Dispute

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) Nov. 5 ordered a contested case hearing to resolve a service territory complaint brought by Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association (RRV) against the City of Barnesville. The city is... Read more

Voters Reject Abolition of Two Municipal Utilities Commissions

 Two identically worded ballot questions—to abolish local municipal public utilities commissions—failed in the Nov. 3 general election. Neither vote was close. In Shakopee, City Question No. 1 was worded: Shall the... Read more

CHAP Funds Still Available to Help With Bills

Help for utility payments are still available, for a limited time, through the  COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program  (CHAP). This program provides payments to maintain housing stability for renters and homeowners. To qualify, Minnesota... Read more

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