Understand and communicate your utility’s value

Understand and communicate your utility’s value

January 30, 2017 Register for the Public Utility Governance webinar series No matter the size of your budget and your utility, every public power community should engage in a strategic dialog with its Read More
New brand for the American Public Power Association

New brand for the American Public Power Association

January 30, 2017 From Sue Kelly, President & CEO American Public Power Association In 2015, the American Public Power Association adopted a new three-year strategic plan. One important element is “Raising Awareness of Read More
CEO’s Report: Shop local for electricity

CEO’s Report: Shop local for electricity

October 4, 2016 Finding the value in public power We all know there are many good reasons to shop locally. Not only do business owners benefit, but so does the community as a whole. Read More
Mutual aid agreement fulfills plant maintenance needs for three Minnesota utilities

Mutual aid agreement fulfills plant maintenance needs for three Minnesota utilities

September 1, 2016 Jim Maras likens  generating plant maintenance to car maintenance–if it isn’t done regularly, things are more likely to go wrong. According to Maras, general manager of Madelia Municipal Light and Read More
NUEDC bolsters marketing efforts

NUEDC bolsters marketing efforts

June 21, 2016 The New Ulm Economic Development Corporation (NUEDC) is investing in a new marketing piece to attract more businesses to the city. The NUEDC will tout the city’s many business friendly Read More
Annual Meeting recap: Social media enhances customer experience

Annual Meeting recap: Social media enhances customer experience

June 1, 2016 According to a recent article in The New York Times, more than one-sixteenth of the average user’s waking time is spent on Facebook or its Instagram and Messenger platforms. Those 50 Read More
CEO’s Report – April 2016

CEO’s Report – April 2016

April 4, 2016 Members of Heartland’s staff and board of directors recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the American Public Power Association Legislative Rally. The rally is held each year to give Read More
CEO’s Report – U.S. Supreme Court halts Clean Power Plan for judicial review

CEO’s Report – U.S. Supreme Court halts Clean Power Plan for judicial review

March 1, 2016 The electric utility industry gained a victory with the Supreme Court’s recent vote to put the Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule on hold while the court Read More
New finance officer a familiar face to many

New finance officer a familiar face to many

February 22, 2016 Contributed story/photo. By Sarah Ebeling, Editor, The New Era Newspaper sebeling@ncppub.com Jans now in second month of new position With almost two and a half years experience on the job 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