(Moorhead, MN) -- Moorhead Public Service has earned its second Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association. 

The SEP designations are given every year during APPA's annual meeting. They are awarded to cities for demonstrating a commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support the goal of providing safe, reliable, low-cost, and reliable electric service.

“We are honored to be recognized as a utility at the forefront of smart energy best practices,” said Travis Schmidt, General Manager of Moorhead Public Service. “This SEP designation represents our dedication to offering programs and implementing practices that work towards our goals to reduce our collective environmental impact, help our customers save money and support our community’s responsible energy use.”

Moorhead is one of 90 public power utilities nationwide that hold the SEP designation.