Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska News

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

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...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
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...
Fitch Ratings recently affirmed the ‘A-‘ Issuer Default Rating and the ‘A-‘ bond rating on the approximate $475 million revenue and revenue refunding bonds issued by the Public Power Generation Agency (PPGA). The rating outlook is stable. Click...
NMPP Energy recently developed a real-time alerts status emergency communication notification system for members of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) and National Public Gas Agency (NPGA). NMPP Energy Alerts, developed in-house by...
NMPP Energy will hold its second round of utility training sessions Nov. 8-10. The locations and dates include: Sidney, Neb. (Nov. 8) Hillside Golf Course Broken Bow, Neb., (Nov. 9) Tumbleweed Restaurant Lincoln, Neb., (Nov. 10) Southeast...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool Board of Directors approved Piper Sandler & Co. as a new champion business during its board meeting in September. Piper Sandler is a full-service investment bank providing underwriting, private placement and...
The City of Fort Morgan, Colo., is holding its annual free barbeque for its customers to celebrate their Utilities Week. The event will be held the same week as the country's public electric and natural gas utilities celebrate Public Power and...
The City of Nebraska City will celebrate Public Power and Public Natural Gas Week by providing refreshments in the City office during the week of Oct. 3-9. Nebraska City Mayor Bryan Bequette proclaimed the two observances during the Sept. 20...