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
Network and learn at Customer Connections Conference

Network and learn at Customer Connections Conference

September 2, 2015 Connect with over 300 public power professionals from utilities across the nation at American Public Power Association‘s Customer Connections Conference October 18-21 in Austin, Texas. Designed to address challenges and Read More
Energy and environment curriculum available from APPA

Energy and environment curriculum available from APPA

August 27, 2015 The American Public Power Association (APPA) Product Store is now offering Energy & the Environment-A High School Curriculum for Public Power. The curriculum was produced by Santee Cooper with a grant Read More
MMUA Annual Summer Conference

MMUA Annual Summer Conference

July 29, 2015 Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association’s (MMUA) annual Summer Conference held at Breezy Point Resort in Breezy Point, MN offers networking, educational and social time for municipal utility leaders from around the Read More