Category: News Releases

​ Moody’s affirms Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency financial rating

Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed its Aa3 rating with a stable outlook for the Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (WMMPA). WMMPA provides financing for and is the owner of electric generation, transmission, and other facilities that are used by Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) to serve its 61 member municipal electric systems in the states of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Upper Midwest utilities to study transmission grid in light of ambitious carbon reduction goals

CapX2020 utilities say electric grid must have resilience and capacity to meet changing generation mix.

Three MRES member community leaders honored for service

Three officials from MRES member communities were awarded May 8 for their outstanding service during the MRES Annual Meeting.

RRHP work progressing downstream; still on hold upstream due to high water levels

Progress on the intake structure at Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) remains on hold on the upstream side of the dam due to elevated water levels on Lake Red Rock.

​ Circuit Court denies request to rehear MRES GFA 496 carve-out case

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