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More LIHEAP Funds Available; Guidelines Loosened

Due to the continuing economic hardship created by the ongoing pandemic and certain restrictions, the expected addition of over $100 million in Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for Minnesota from the American Rescue Plan... Read more

CMPAS Selects Jay Anderson as New CEO

Eden Prairie and Blue Earth, MN – The Central Municipal Power Agency Services (CMPAS) Board of Directors April 12 announced the hiring of   Jay Anderson, MBA as the agency’s new Chief Executive Officer. “We are... Read more

MISO Report Addresses Grid Reliability in Changing World

A mid-February cold snap revealed weakness in regional electric grids from Texas to the Dakotas and western Minnesota. How reliable is our region’s grid? The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) in February released a... Read more

Grid North Partners pick up where CapX2020 left off

Following the development and construction of more than 800 miles of new high- voltage transmission infrastructure in the Upper Midwest, the 10 CapX2020 utilities have renamed their organization Grid North Partners . The new name reflects the... Read more

Latest COVID Mitigation Guide for Utilities Issued

The Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) on Feb. 24 released its latest resource guide on Assessing and Mitigating the Novel Coronavirus  (COVID-19) . This is the 10th version of the guide issued by the ESCC, which serves... Read more

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