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Applications Accepted for MN Climate Change Council

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Monday, Dec. 2 issued an executive order stating that “climate change is an existential threat that impacts all Minnesotans,” and called for the creation of a Governor's Advisory Council on Climate Change.... Read more

SMMPA Members Commit to Electric Vehicle Charging Network

ROCHESTER, MN – Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s (SMMPA) member municipal utilities have committed to establishing an electric vehicle (EV) charging network to help facilitate the transition to EVs in Greater Minnesota.... Read more

CenturyLink Changes Locate Vendor Back to USIC

After a difficult construction season with a new locate vendor, CenturyLink announced Monday, Nov. 11 that it is changing from DirectSat/Unitek back to USIC. The transition will be complete, said the CenturyLink, by Dec. 2. For more, including... Read more

MMUA Hosts Third Annual Lineworkers Rodeo

The 2019 Minnesota Lineworkers Rodeo was held Tuesday, Oct, 15 at the MMUA Training Center in Marshall. Colton Koster of Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) was the top finisher overall in the Journeyman competition. Hunter Gleason of RPU was... Read more

MnDOT 'Decarbonization' Study Calls for Electric Vehicles

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation Sept. 18 released Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation in Minnesota , a new report that aims to get the State of Minnesota on track to meet future goals for reducing... Read more

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