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Midwest Energy Contractors to Begin Work in Kinsley Area January 19, 2023 Midwest Energy wants to let residents of the city of Kinsley know that contractors from Ward Electric will be replacing poles in the… Read more
An image of a gas technician working on a meter, with a message for Ellis County residents to conserve gas through 11 am on Sunday, Dec. 25.  Gas Conservation Urged into Christmas Morning December 23, 2022 Midwest Energy is asking its natural gas customers in Ellis County to conserve natural gas now through 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25. This… Read more
Winter Storm Elliott Pushing Natural Gas Prices Higher December 21, 2022 Winter Storm Elliott is bringing a nasty Christmas gift to western Kansas this year, with life-threatening cold temperatures and wind… Read more
Hays Domino’s® First in Kansas With All-Electric Delivery Fleet December 12, 2022 When residents of Hays, Kan., order a Domino’s® pizza for delivery, it will arrive on their doorstep in a brightly colored, all-electric… Read more
Midwest Energy bill showing demand charges and billing demand highlighted. Board Approves Demand Rates Effective Jan. 1, 2023 November 18, 2022 On November 17, Midwest Energy’s Board of Directors approved the adoption of a three-part rate structure for residential and small business… Read more
Midwest Energy Holding Public Meetings on Proposed Electric Rate Changes September 29, 2022 Midwest Energy is proposing a new three-part electric rate structure for residential and small business (General Service Small) featuring a… Read more
A graph depicting the potential bill impacts for the average residential customer, assuming a demand of 7kW. Midwest Energy Considering Three-Part Rate Structure September 02, 2022 Midwest Energy is considering adoption of a three-part rate structure for residential and small commercial (General Service Small) electric… Read more
A graph showing a Midwest Energy on Track to Recover Excess Natural Gas Costs from Winter Storm Uri July 30, 2022 Midwest Energy is on schedule with recovering $9.691 million in excess natural gas costs during February 2021’s Winter Storm Uri. In May… Read more
A graph showing the NYMEX price of natural gas from December 2019at just above 20 cents a therm, and rising through June 2022 to 80 cents a therm, and the future price of gas through January 2023 at around 85 cents a therm.   Natural Gas Markets Driving Energy Bills Higher June 30, 2022 News articles in recent months have predicted ‘spiking energy bills’ for customers later this summer and winter.  While Midwest Energy… Read more
An image of a smart phone displaying a Scam Calls on the Rise This Summer June 14, 2022 Recently, Midwest Energy has seen a spike in the number of customers reporting scam calls, claiming to be from Midwest Energy and… Read more
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