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Municipals, Xcel ink electric service territory agreements

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission July 15 acted on three joint petitions to adjust electric service territory boundaries. The petitions involved Xcel Energy and the City of Brownton, Delano Municipal Utilities and City of Waseca municipal... Read more

MMUA's Kegel, SMMPA Win National Awards

Orlando, Florida, June 22, 2021  — Twenty-Two individuals and eleven utilities were recognized for service to the American Public Power Association and the public power industry during APPA’s National Conference in Orlando,... Read more

ECO Act of 2021 Modernizes State Conservation Law

The Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) is proud to announce the Energy Conservation and Optimization ACT (ECO) of 2021 has been signed by the Governor and became law effective May 26, 2021.  Reflecting over three years of... Read more

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

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