CEO’s Report: Mid-West provides multitude of benefits, supports public power

CEO’s Report: Mid-West provides multitude of benefits, supports public power

January 2, 2018 We recently attended and participated in the Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. After attending this important meeting, I thought it was a good time to remind Read More
CEO’s Report: Focus on Safety

CEO’s Report: Focus on Safety

December 1, 2017 Safety was in the spotlight at our recently held Winter Conference.  Cody Raveling’s presentation, aptly titled, If it’s not grounded it’s not dead, provided eye-opening examples highlighting the effectiveness and Read More
CEO’s Report – Rates steady for 2018

CEO’s Report – Rates steady for 2018

November 1, 2017 We recently spent three days traveling to various customer communities to host our annual series of budget meetings. Thank you to everyone who attended. We appreciate the opportunity to present Read More
CEO’s Report: We are Public Power…and why it matters

CEO’s Report: We are Public Power…and why it matters

October 2, 2017 As we celebrate Public Power Week and tout all the benefits it provides, you may be asking yourself why it matters. Is it a big deal if your customers know Read More
CEO’s Report: The benefits of DEED

CEO’s Report: The benefits of DEED

September 1, 2017 Heartland customers have access to utility project fund source When Heartland sought to hire student interns the past two summers, we turned to the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration Read More
CEO’s Report: Survey Says…

CEO’s Report: Survey Says…

July 31, 2017 More than one-third of citizens polled unaware of public power service The results of the customer survey are in and some of the answers are surprising. Heartland decided to perform Read More
CEO’s Report: The importance of the IRP process

CEO’s Report: The importance of the IRP process

July 6, 2017 You’ve heard us talk a lot about customer services lately. Specifically, as part of our strategic plan, we’ve discussed our goal of providing services our customers deem beneficial. One way Read More
CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

May 31, 2017 Proposal to sell PMA transmission assets is troublesome for power customers and providers President Trump recently outlined his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018. In it, he proposes to divest Read More
CEO’s Report: Adding Value

CEO’s Report: Adding Value

April 28, 2017 Part of Heartland’s vision for the future is to add value to the communities we serve. One of the goals outlined in our strategic plan to help ensure we realize Read More
CEO’s Report: Teamwork

CEO’s Report: Teamwork

March 31, 2017 South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard recently signed Senate Bill 60, an act to revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. Existing state statutes limited the sale Read More