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Grid Coordinators Call for Policymaking Collaboration

The best energy policies can easily flounder, say electric grid coordinators, without close coordination on planning, cost allocation and siting issues. So warned the Eastern Interconnection Planning Collaborative (EIPC), a coalition of 19... Read more

Grand Rapids Seeks Conductor Cable

A Classified Ad isn't normally front page news, but with supply chain issues a hot topic these days and this one affecting a municipal utility, it deserves more attention. Grand Rapids Public Utilities (GRPU) is looking for any vendor or... Read more

MMUA Training Center Hub of September Activity

The hub of the Upper Midwest utility training world was the MMUA Training Center in Marshall Sept. 14-17, as we held the Minnesota Lineworkers Rodeo and our annual Overhead School. The training extravaganza started with the Rodeo, the morning... Read more

Minnesota Lineworkers Rodeo Held at MMUA Training Center

MMUA held its annual Minnesota Lineworkers Rodeo Sept. 14 at its Training Center in Marshall. Tyler Hanson, Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU), won the Journeyman overall competition, edging out co-worker Mike Enright. Finishing a close third... Read more

Kos Named Next MMUA Chief Executive Officer

MMUA President Mark Nibaur announced this morning (Aug. 12) that Karleen Kos will be the new MMUA chief executive officer. The recruitment process included reviewing 30 plus applicants, narrowing the field to the top eight. Four people... Read more

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