Nebraska Municipal Power Pool News

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

NMPP Energy will host its annual Generation Workshop on Oct. 25-26 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Neb. The workshop is intended for member participants of the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) and Nebraska Municipal Power...
National Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week will be celebrated by municipal utilities across the U.S. Oct. 2-8. This is an opportunity for public utilities to promote the benefits of their public power and natural gas systems. The...
The Village of Morrill, Neb., is using a $5,000 scholarship through the American Public Power Association’s Demonstration of Energy and Efficiency Developments program (DEED) to fund an intern for its utility department. Such internships provide...
The 2021-22 NMPP Energy Annual Report is now available online. You can access the report by clicking here. The publication serves as a high-level overview of the achievements from each of the NMPP Energy organizations during the fiscal year...
The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool will host the second round of annual electric utility training sessions in Lincoln, Broken Bow and Sidney, Neb., in late September that will include two, six-hour training sessions at each location. Dates and...
The Village of Gurley Board of Trustees recently presented a check for $3,185.60 to the Gurley Fire Department and Rescue Unit for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device. The AED is a medical device used to help those...
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...
Appointments to the Energy Research and Development Fund (ERDF) and Computer Services Review Committee (CSRC) were made at the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool quarterly Board of Directors meeting in June at NMPP Energy. Those appointed to the ERDF...
The National Public Gas Agency (NPGA) held its quarterly Board of Directors meeting in Fort Morgan, Colo., in June. The Board typically holds its meetings at the NMPP Energy building in Lincoln, Neb., but decided to hold a meeting in Fort Morgan...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...