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Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power honored with EEI’s 2018 Emergency Assistance Award

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power with the association’s special 2018 Emergency Assistance Award for Puerto Rico Power Restoration for their contributions to the unprecedented emergency power restoration mission in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The devastating Category 4 hurricane made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, affecting all critical infrastructure, damaging at least 80 percent of the island’s energy grid and leaving all…

MPUC sets new rates for Minnesota Power retail customers

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission today finalized a new retail rate structure for Minnesota Power’s electric customers, completing its decisions on the rate filing that the company initially submitted in November 2016. Earlier this month, the Commission approved an increase of $13 million in the annual revenue that Minnesota Power is allowed to recover through the base rates that it charges to residential and business customers. The annual increase in revenue approved by the Commission…

Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power earn industry award for assisting power restoration efforts after Hurricane Irma

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for their outstanding work assisting customers affected by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. The award is presented to EEI member companies to recognize an outstanding response in assisting other electric companies in power restoration efforts after service has been disrupted by severe weather conditions or other natural events. The winners were chosen by a…

Minnesota Power crews to travel to Puerto Rico, joining industry power restoration mission

Nearly 20 Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power lineworkers and support staff will be traveling to Puerto Rico in early January to help restore power as part of the first major wave of mainland industry assistance for the U.S. territory hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Twelve Minnesota Power lineworkers, one Superior Water Light and Power lineworker and one supervisor will be departing on Jan. 12 for Puerto Rico, where they will be…