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Join Us to Celebrate Public Power Week in Moorhead Ribbon-Cutting on Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Release Date: Friday, September 29, 2017


Join Us to Celebrate Public Power Week in Moorhead

~ Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 ~


Moorhead Public Service (MPS) is celebrating Public Power Week, October 1-7, 2017, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans.

“Public Power Week celebrates the reliable, affordable electricity that Moorhead Public Service provides to our community,” said MPS’ General Manager Bill Schwandt. “Public power puts the people of Moorhead first, and Public Power Week gives us the chance to emphasize the advantages of locally grown, locally owned power to our citizens.”


“Our service is reliable and safe and we take pride in serving our friends and neighbors,” said Schwandt. “Moorhead Public Service is proud to have served Moorhead for over 120 years.”

MPS invites the community to attend the following Public Power Week event:


Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 4:30 PM
Chamber Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at MPS’ Capture The Sun® Community Solar Garden Project (Phase 3)
MPS recently completed Phase 3 of its Capture The Sun® Community Solar Garden Project at 2200 28th Street North, Moorhead (between MPS’ existing wind turbines).


Following the ribbon-cutting, please join us for refreshments, to see the site up close, and to ask questions of staff.


Public Power Week is an annual national event coordinated by the American Public Power Association in Washington, D.C. The American Public Power Association is the voice of not‑for‑profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. The Association represents public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million people that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. It advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Its members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power. More at www.PublicPower.org.


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Please contact the following individual(s) for more information:

Bill Schwandt, General Manager

Moorhead Public Service

Phone: 218.477.8004

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