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Energy Assistance Funds Available

With spring just around the corner and an expected spike in natural gas bills, the Minnesota Department of Commerce Energy Assistance Program (EAP) has contacted energy assistance providers in recent days, asking them to ramp up outreach efforts.... Read more

Municipals Generate Electricity in Grid Emergencies

With troubles on various electric grids, Minnesota municipal power plants have been generating this week. Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency member units were called on by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to run... Read more

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

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