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Minnesotans to Leave Saturday for Hurricane Irma Response

The American Public Power Association (APPA) has asked the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) to organize electric system ‘mutual aid’ crews to head for Kissimmee, Florida in anticipation of substantial storm recovery... Read more

MMUA Delays Overhead School for Hurricane Mutual Aid

Hurricane Irma has forced MMUA to reschedule the Sept. 12 Minnesota Lineworker Rodeo and Sept. 12-15 Overhead School. MMUA has been asked to send mutual aid crews to Florida, so we have trucks, equipment, participants, instructors and judges... Read more

Members Conclude Business at 76th Annual Conference

A number of actions were taken at the 76 th MMUA Annual Conference, held Aug. 21-23 at Madden’s Resort near Brainerd. John Crooks of Shakopee, Chris Olson of Alexandria and Vernell Roberts of Detroit Lakes were elected to a second... Read more

MMPA Dedicates Shakopee Energy Park

Shakopee Energy Park, owned and operated by the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA), welcomed members of the Shakopee community and wider public to view a new, local source of electricity, at the facility’s grand opening on July 27.... Read more

SMMPA, Partners Dedicate Lemond Solar Center

An open house was held at the Lemond Solar Center, on the outskirts of Owatonna, the afternoon of Thursday, July 13. The 5-megawatt (ac) project is owned by Enerparc Inc., which sells all the output to the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power... Read more