Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska News

Read the latest news regarding MEAN and its Nebraska member communities.

The Nebraska Power Association will hold its Annual Conference Aug. 30-31 at the Younes Conference Center South in Kearney, Neb. With the theme “The Evolving Energy Landscape” the conference’s keynote speaker will be Peter Kelly-Detwiler, an...
NMPP Energy in July received a national award for the development of the NMPP Energy Operations application, which was unveiled earlier this year. CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology industry and workforce, and the...
The NMPP Energy Joint Operating Committee held annual officer elections for fiscal year 2022-23 at its June board meeting in Lincoln. The 12-member committee consists of the three representatives from each of the four NMPP Energy organizations...
There has been plenty of national media coverage regarding the rise in gas prices for vehicles. But not so much regarding the rise in natural gas prices. U.S. natural gas prices have been increasing since the 2020 pandemic year, recently hitting...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP) recently completed its annual Typical Bill Survey for participating members and non-members. This is the 38th year NMPP has conducted the survey, which includes electric, water and wastewater retail rates...
The American Public Power Association (APPA) provides a great opportunity for utilities, regardless of whether they’re a member of APPA or not, to participate in its annual “Survey of Salaries in Local Publicly Owned Electric Utilities.” The...
NMPP Energy recently welcomed Stacy Hendricks to its team as she began her position as administrative assistant for the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska. Her role includes providing support to the MEAN’s director of wholesale electric...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) will hold a Power Supply Committee/Integrated Resource Plan Meeting that will review its 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) April 21 in Lincoln, Neb., at 10 a.m. A virtual option to participate...
NMPP Energy presented its Project of the Year Awards to four communities at its Annual Conference in Lincoln, Neb., March 23. The awards are presented annually to NMPP Energy communities to recognize projects or programs that create a more...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) presented Tanner McCall, utility superintendent for the City of Curtis, Neb., with its Rudy Hultgren Dedicated Service Award March 23 at the NMPP Energy Annual Conference. The award is presented...
NMPP Energy presented its Project of the Year Awards at its Annual Conference in Lincoln, Neb., March 23. The awards are presented annually to NMPP Energy communities to recognize projects or programs that create a more cohesive community...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP) awarded Jerry Fales, electric commissioner for the City of Cozad, Neb., with the Bob Arraj Service Award at the NMPP Energy Annual Conference March 23, 2022. The award is presented annually to an official...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool will hold its annual series of electric utility training sessions on a variety of topics at three different locations across Nebraska starting in April. Locations include Lincoln, Broken Bow and Sidney and will...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) Board of Directors at its quarterly board meeting in January approved an overall three percent rate adjustment as part of its total revenue requirement for fiscal year 2022-23 for wholesale power...
Two bond rating agencies issued positive ratings regarding the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska’s (MEAN) recent refunding of $38.7 million of outstanding power supply system revenue 2012 Series A bonds. S&P Global Ratings assigned its ‘A’...
The City of Hebron, Neb., in January became the newest member of the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP). The City is the county seat of Thayer County, Neb., in southeast Nebraska and has a population of approximately 1,600. As a member of NMPP...
The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) elected officers for its board of directors for fiscal year 2022-23 at its annual meeting, held virtually, on Jan. 20. Those re-elected to one-year terms as officers of the MEAN board of directors...
Utility leaders and city officials from the region will gather as NMPP Energy holds its Annual Conference March 22-24 at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln, Neb. The keynote speaker will be Mark Nutsch, a former Green Beret...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool board of directors at their November quarterly meeting approved its Legislative Guidelines for 2022. The guidelines are available here. The guidelines serve as a statement of legislative policy accepted by the...
Three electric utilities recently came together through a work-sharing arrangement to work on an electric distribution line rebuild for the Village of Callaway, Neb. The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) helped to facilitate and...