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.
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.
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.