Frequently Asked Questions

The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska is the not-for-profit wholesale electric supply organization of NMPP Energy, based in Lincoln, Neb.

MEAN has a suite of energy efficiency programs for its long-term power supply participants. Click here for more information on the programs.

There are 69 participating communities of MEAN in four states: Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming. Click here for a list of MEAN’s members/participants.

MEAN's regional footprint stretches from Central Iowa across Nebraska and into Colorado and Wyoming. MEAN operates in both the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and MidContinent ISO Regional Transmission Organizations. MEAN also operates in the Western U.S. through the Western Electricity Coordinating Council, which covers roughly the Western third of the country.

MEAN has a diverse power resource mix that includes electric generation ownership and power purchase agreements. Click here for more on MEAN’s power resources.

The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska was formed in 1981 with the passing of the Municipal Cooperative Financing Act in the Nebraska Legislature. This legislation allowed municipalities to jointly finance power projects together.