MRES Today - April/May 2022

Highlights of this issue include the projected risk of electricity shortfall in summer 2022, as well as updates on member safety and reliability awards, member tours of RRHP, and Rep. Randy Feenstra meeting with MRES leaders.

MRES Annual Report 2021

Our theme for this year’s report truly reflects our approach to meeting and anticipating our members’ needs. We continued to manage risk exposure and apply sound resilience strategies. And we remained steadfast in our mission to affordably and reliably serve our public power communities. This report showcases how our team is working hard for our 61 members so they can do what they do best — deliver reliable electricity to their customers.

MRES members earn reliable public power provider recognition

Moorhead Public Service (MPS), located in Moorhead, Minnesota, and Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU), located in Brookings, South Dakota, are among the 114 public power utilities nationwide to be recognized this year for providing reliable and safe electric service under the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) program. Both MPS and BMU earned the Platinum Level designation, and both are members of Missouri River Energy Services (MRES).

MRES member utilities recognized for reliable electric service to their communities

Nineteen public power utilities that are members of Missouri River Energy Services (MRES), and three associates, have earned national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2021. Certificates of Excellence in Reliability were awarded by the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade organization that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities.

MRES member utilities recognized for safe operating practices

Six members of Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) and one associate are among the 138 public power utilities nationwide to earn the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Safety Award of Excellence in 2021. Nearly 320 utilities from across the country submitted applications to be considered for the annual Safety Awards.


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