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NERC Releases Summer Reliability Assessment

The summer of 2021 is shaping up to be a challenge for electric system operators in parts of the United States, according to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)  2021 Summer Reliability Assessment . The report,... Read more

California Hopes to Avoid Repeat of Summer Outages

Will California again suffer through rotating electrical outages, as it did  on August 14 and 15, 2020?  The California Independent System Operator May 12 said it was “guardedly optimistic” it would avoid repeating last... Read more

MMUA Training Roars Back to Normal

MMUA’s hands-on training schedule roared back to normal May 11-14 with our annual Underground School. Sixty attendees to the school—held in conjunction with the Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) and American Public Power... Read more

Winners Selected in MMUA Tom Bovitz Scholarship Contest

The MMUA Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Contest winners were selected Tuesday, April 27.  The top four essays in the 21st annual contest are: First Place: Geoffrey Skeim, Princeton Second Place: Karl Pederson, Elk River... Read more

Utilities Transitioning to Pre-Pandemic Business Practices

 While Gov. Tim Walz retains his pandemic-related emergency powers, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved--for the state’s rate-regulated utilities--a transition away from emergency-related utility customer service... Read more

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