Category: MRES Today Newsletter

MRES Today – October 2022

Please click the link below to read or download the October 2022 issue of MRES Today. Highlights in this issue include a look at the Coordinated Demand Response (CDR) program MRES offers its members, as well as how MRES members and staff pitched in to help restore power in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

MRES Today – September 2022

Please click the link below to read or download the September 2022 issue of MRES Today.

MRES Today – August 2022

Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) unveiled its new MRES Ambassador Program to members during its annual meeting in May. The program is one of several efforts by MRES to help its members communicate the value and benefits of their local public power utility, as well as the inherent benefits of belonging to a larger, joint-action organization of 61 utilities working for the common good.

MRES Today – July 2022

In its 2022 Summer Reliability Assessment, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) warned that more than half the nation is at an elevated risk of forced blackouts this summer, including the upper Midwest. How could it be that the United States electric grid, which has served us so reliably for decades, is now at risk of energy emergencies?

MRES Today – June 2022

Reliability of electric service has always been the cornerstone of public power utilities. Unfortunately, regional reliability may be compromised this summer due to issues beyond the control of MRES and our members. A number of regional transmission organizations (RTOs) that operate the electric grid are projecting an elevated risk of electricity shortages in the Midwest and other regions of the country, which means that energy emergency alerts (EEAs) may be issued. These EEAs tell utilities what to do if there are issues, such as severe weather conditions or uncertainty in the wind forecast, that threaten the ability to provide energy to customers. Click below to learn more ...

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