Federal Policy: Agency Resources

Many departments and agencies of the federal government directly affect the utility industry.  Below are links to agency websites where information is available on formal government actions and topics of interest.

Department of Energy (DOE)

The cabinet-level department with primary responsibility for the nation's energy policy is the Department of Energy.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Through the Energy Information Administration, the Department of Energy collects, processes and publishes unbelievable amounts of information and data.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Transmission and wholesale electrical energy are regulated primarily by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  Proceedings and rulings of FERC have widespread impacts on the nation's energy system.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Since its establishment in 1973, the Environmental Protection Agency has affected all walks of life in the U.S., particularly through major actions of Congress such as the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.

Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship

The MMUA Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship provides funding for post-secondary education. Winners must be customers, or dependents of customers, of MMUA-member electric or gas utilities. The essay contest takes place in the spring of the year.

Hometown Connections Helps MMUA Members

Hometown Connections is an American Public Power Association subsidiary that provides products and services designed to help municipal utilities meet today's new and pressing industry challenges. MMUA is a Hometown Connections Affiliate.

For information on AMI, operations, cyber-security, business strategy, customer care, finance and workforce issues, click on the Hometown Connections logo!