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A picture of a Midwest Energy monthly bill. Midwest Energy: “We Will Stand With Our Customers” to Reduce Bill Impacts After Energy Emergency February 23, 2021 The news reports are shocking: Homeowners in Texas opening their utility bills, to find a years’ worth of charges on one month’s bill –… (more about ) Midwest Energy Addresses Bill Impacts of Energy Emergency February 19, 2021 Extreme Arctic temperatures in Midwest Energy’s service area Feb. 10-17 caused exceptionally high demands on the co-op’s electric and… (more about ) Regional Energy Emergency Ends; Midwest Energy Resumes Normal Operations February 18, 2021 The Southwest Power Pool, which is the regional transmission operator for a 14-state region, lifted all energy emergency conditions at 9:30… (more about ) UPDATE:  Energy Emergency, Feb. 17, 2021 February 17, 2021 Southwest Power Pool spent much of Feb. 17 in Energy Emergency Level 2, calling for the public's conservation of electricity due to… (more about ) UPDATE: Energy Emergency, Feb. 16, 2021 February 16, 2021 The Southwest Power Pool, which is the regional transmission operator for a 14-state region, issued a second Energy Emergency Alert (EEA)… (more about ) UPDATE: Energy Emergency, Feb. 15, 2021 February 15, 2021 Earlier this morning, Monday, Feb. 15, the Southwest Power Pool put its 14-state region into a first-ever Energy Emergency Alert (EEA)… (more about ) Midwest Energy Appeals to Customers to Conserve Electricity, Natural Gas February 14, 2021 With record-breaking cold expected to grip much of the country through mid-week, Midwest Energy is asking customers whose health permits to… (more about ) Midwest Energy Watching Natural Gas Pipeline Supplies for Hays, Ellis and WaKeeney February 12, 2021 With record-breaking cold gripping much of our region through next week, Midwest Energy’s natural gas schedulers have been busy lining up… (more about ) A red Midwest Energy Closes Walk-In Offices Until Further Notice Due to COVID-19 December 08, 2020 UPDATE: As of Jan. 18, 2021, Midwest Energy offices have re-opened.  However, some offices may close when the percentage of positive tests… (more about ) Two linemen in safety vests, working in a ditch near US-40, use a truck boom-mounted auger to drill a hole for a new power pole west of Winona, Kansas.  New Power Line Between Winona to Wallace to Bring Improved Reliability November 13, 2020    Midwest Energy linemen from throughout the Colby district recently completed a new 8.5 mile long, 34.5 kV line along US-40 between the… (more about )
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