NRECA CEO Expresses Disappointment with Proposed EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation

(Arlington, VA.) — Today, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association CEO Glenn English made the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed greenhouse gas regulation:   “NRECA and its member electric cooperatives are extremely disappointed to learn that the...

Nebraska Lineworkers Rodeo scheduled for fall 2012

Announcing the first-ever Nebraska Lineworkers Rodeo in Grand Island, Neb., Aug. 24 & 25, 2012, during the Nebraska State Fair.  It’s an opportunity for electric lineworkers statewide to showcase their trade and skills, and to remind everyone that Nebraska is the nation’s only state served...

Nebraska's House Members Sign RUS Letter

All three of Nebraska's House of Representatives delegation signed a letter in support of the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Electric Loan Program this week.   Along with supporting the Administration’s $6.1 billion request for FY13, the letter highlights that RUS electric loans are projected to...

English: Recommit to Co-op Movement

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: March 6th, 2012 SAN DIEGO―NRECA CEO Glenn English issued a direct challenge to co-op leaders, calling on them to invigorate grassroots political activity among their 42 million members and seize opportunities to keep electricity prices at affordable...

Letter Urges Administration to Reconsider GHG Rules

A House letter with 221 signatures was sent urging the Administration to reconsider its New Source Performance Standards for power plant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  An Office of Management Budget (OMB) review could be completed and the rule released soon.  NREA supported this letter for two...

NREA Unicameral Update Blog

NREA Unicameral Update Blog (Updated 04/19/2012)

CEO of the Year - Bob Heinz, Dawson PPD

Electric Light & Power Magazine Names CEOs of the Year  Wisconsin Energy's Klappa, Dawson Public Power District's Heinz TULSA, Okla., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corp. — Electric Light & Power magazine, the voice of the electric utility industry since 1922, has named two...

NREA Launches New Website

As a result of the NREA Strategic Planning Session that took place in 2011 and in an effort to boost our communications to the NREA membership, the NREA staff has spent time over the past few months working with our website designer, Pickering Creative, to implement a new website that is more user-...

102nd Legislature, 2nd Session Begins

Nebraska lawmakers convened on January 4, 2012, to begin bill introduction for the second session of the 102nd Legislature. January 19th is the deadline for introduction of new bills; and a complete list of bills introduced on the first day of the session is available at www.NebraskaLegislature....

View Rural Electric Nebraskan in Electronic Format

Wayne Price, Editor of the Rural Electric Nebraskan, recently announced that the magazine is now available in an electronic "flip" version on the NREA website.  Visit the Member Services section of the website to see the current issue.

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