SPP sets wind record

SPP sets wind record

January 2, 2018 Wind power continues to proliferate the market Southwest Power Pool set three wind- and renewable-related records on the morning of December 4, 2017. The regional transmission organization (RTO) set new Read More
Wholesale electric rate for federal hydropower decreases

Wholesale electric rate for federal hydropower decreases

January 2, 2018 Heartland customers with WAPA allocations will see savings Electric utilities receiving federal hydropower in nine northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountain states will now see lower firm hydropower rates from Read More
CEO’s Report – Stay on Clean Power Plan denied, opposition continues

CEO’s Report – Stay on Clean Power Plan denied, opposition continues

February 1, 2016 On January 21, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied motions filed by states and industry, including the American Public Power Association, that sought to Read More
States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

January 28, 2016 By Jeannine Anderson, News Editor, American Public Power Association From the January 28, 2016 issue of Public Power Daily; Originally published January 27, 2016 Reprinted with permission Twenty-five states on Jan. 26 Read More
Hydroelectric power: clean, green and renewable

Hydroelectric power: clean, green and renewable

January 4, 2016 Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Executive Director Bill Drummond recently wrote a letter to the editor on the importance of hydroelectric power and the benefits it provides. You can read his Read More
Senate committee backs railroad reform bill

Senate committee backs railroad reform bill

April 2, 2015 Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, on March 19 introduced legislation that would reauthorize the Surface Transportation Board (STB) for the first time in the Read More
FERC details reliability, infrastructure questions for Western conference on EPA plan

FERC details reliability, infrastructure questions for Western conference on EPA plan

February 2, 2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Jan. 26 released details about a conference it has scheduled for February in Denver, Colorado, that will examine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Read More
Heartland welcomes energy scheduler

Heartland welcomes energy scheduler

February 2, 2015 Heartland is pleased to announce McCord Stowater has joined our team as energy scheduler. A 2014 graduate of South Dakota State University (SDSU), Stowater began his duties February 2. He Read More