2022 NMPP Energy Annual Conference set March 22-24

Utility leaders and city officials from the region will gather as NMPP Energy holds its Annual Conference March 22-24 at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln, Neb.

The keynote speaker will be Mark Nutsch, a former Green Beret Commander who led a 12-man team of U.S. Special Forces after the 9/11 attacks on a covert mission to Afghanistan where they captured the strategic city of Mazar-i-Sharif and successfully overthrew the Taliban. Nutsch will share lessons learned from his incredible story with conference participants. Nutsch’s story is depicted in the major motion film “12 Strong”.

Conference session topics will include:

  • A pre-conference workshop on skilled labor recruitment and retention
  • Annexation Advantages and Pitfalls for Utilities
  • Overview of the Current Natural Gas Market
  • What the Coming Growth of Electric Vehicles Means for Small Public Power Utilities
  • State Energy Issues Panel Discussion
  • Maintaining Appropriate Utility Rate Structures and Future Trends

For more on the 2022 NMPP Energy Annual Conference, including a full agenda and online registration, click here.

The Voice of Choice

“ACE has returned more than $74,000 to the City of Neligh through its revenue return program. We’ve always used our ACE funds for community improvement projects such as a county-wide alert system, playground equipment and other park improvements.”
Dale Wilkinson
Neligh, Neb.
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"On top of providing revenue back to our City ACE also offers local groups the opportunity to participate in community clean-up events, which benefits our community and provides funds for local groups."
Tricia Allen
City Clerk, Blue Hill, Neb.
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"The distribution of ACE funds back to the Gordon community have assisted with a skate park, needed repairs at the community swimming pool and equipment for our police department."
Glen Spaugh
City Manager, Gordon, Neb.
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“Our community has used funds from ACE’s revenue return program for many projects, including assisting with umpire fees for the summer ball program, general park improvements, signage for Mill Race Park and Blue Bird Trail, and upgrading the camper sites at Mill Race Park.”
Shelly Wieneke
Deputy Clerk, Atkinson, Neb.
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