Webinar outlines risks utilities face, how to protect against attacks

Webinar outlines risks utilities face, how to protect against attacks

April 4, 2016 Customers were able to learn more about Heartland’s cybersecurity program at a recent webinar hosted by Helix Security. Vice President of Business Development Rick Olivier talked about the different cyber Read More
Reducing Cyber Risk: Where to Start

Reducing Cyber Risk: Where to Start

March 1, 2016 By Nathan Mitchell, senior director of electric reliability standards and security, American Public Power Association Contributed Story. Originally appeared in the November-December 2015 issue of Public Power Innovation opens doors Read More
APPA Award deadline approaching January 29

APPA Award deadline approaching January 29

January 13, 2016 Nominate your APPA member colleagues and organizations for #publicpower’s highest honors by Jan 29, 2016 🏆 Visit www.publicpower.org/Awards A photo posted by We Are Public Power (@publicpowerorg) on Jan 13, Read More
Heartland assisting customers with PURPA requirements

Heartland assisting customers with PURPA requirements

December 3, 2015 Small renewable energy projects continue to rise in popularity and more and more homeowners and business owners are looking into generating a portion of their own electricity. As a utility, Read More
Making Grid Security a Priority

Making Grid Security a Priority

December 3, 2015 Former television journalist Ted Koppel recently released a book addressing the cyber and physical security threats to the electric grid. The book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving Read More
USDA seeking applications for renewable energy and energy efficiency loans and grants

USDA seeking applications for renewable energy and energy efficiency loans and grants

October 29, 2015 U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah is encouraging rural small businesses to apply for loans and grants to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. “Helping rural small Read More
DEED awards funding to IAMU projects

DEED awards funding to IAMU projects

October 7, 2015 This post originally appeared on The Informer on October 6, 2015. At its fall meeting, the board of directors of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration of Energy and Read More
Horton recognized for outstanding service in Akron

Horton recognized for outstanding service in Akron

October 5, 2015 Gary Horton is the inaugural recipient of Heartland’s Distinguished Service Award, created to recognize exceptional employees at Heartland customer utilities. Horton serves as city administrator for Akron, Iowa and has Read More
Utility grant funding available through DEED program

Utility grant funding available through DEED program

October 5, 2015 Utilities looking for help funding an innovative project or interested in hiring a student intern can apply for funding from the Demonstration of Energy and Efficiency Developments (DEED) program, available Read More
DSU hosts U.S. Senate cybersecurity field hearing

DSU hosts U.S. Senate cybersecurity field hearing

September 2, 2015 U.S. Senator John Thune (R-SD) held a full committee field hearing titled “Confronting the Challenge of Cybersecurity” September 3 at Dakota State University in Madison. Thune is chairman of the Read More