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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 ) Midwest Energy Coordinates $50,000 in Donations to Area Mental Health Agencies October 09, 2020 Midwest Energy is coordinating a total of $50,000 in donations to improve telehealth infrastructure for area mental health providers,… (more about ) An image of a mobile electric substation, parked within a chain-link fence enclosure next to two power poles; a lineman in a blue shirt stands in a roadway and looks inward at the setup.  Mobile “Substation on Wheels” Energized in Rice County September 03, 2020 For the first time ever, a mobile substation Midwest Energy purchased in 2019 was put into service in northern Rice County on Sept. 2.  The… (more about ) An image of a construction zone, with an electric crew truck lifting a streetlight off of its base; in the foreground are removed streetlights in a trailer, awaiting removal. Midwest Energy Crews Busy on Hays Roundabout Projects August 31, 2020 One of the biggest construction projects in Hays in decades is well underway, and Midwest Energy crews are playing a big role in the… (more about ) Two men in bright green safety shirts and hard hats shovel dirt from the base of a power pole to perform an inspection.  Pole Inspections Minimize Storm Damage, Bring Improved Reliability July 24, 2020 A series of strong storms packing winds of up to 80 miles per hour blew through the Hays and Great Bend districts on June 21, causing… (more about ) A very large crane from Hess Services is rigged with yellow harnesses to hoist a skid-mounted substation onto a concrete pad.  Midwest Energy Installs First Skid-mounted Substation in Atwood May 28, 2020 On Tuesday, May 26, Midwest Energy took delivery of its first skid-mounted substation.  The new sub sits adjacent the existing Atwood… (more about ) Midwest Energy Encourages Having Payment Plans in Place by June 1 May 11, 2020 In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Midwest Energy on Mar. 16 announced it was voluntarily suspending disconnection of utilities for… (more about ) Midwest Energy Cancels Planned Vote on Natural Gas Rate Changes Due to COVID-19 April 06, 2020 Midwest Energy announced today it will not ask for its Board of Directors to proceed with a proposal to change natural gas rates while its… (more about ) Midwest Energy Suspends Disconnection for Non-Payment While Addressing COVID-19; Closes Walk-In Offices March 16, 2020 Midwest Energy announced today it will not disconnect residential and business customers for non-payment through May 15, 2020, while… (more about ) Member Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Natural Gas Rate Changes February 24, 2020 Midwest Energy is holding member meetings to discuss proposed changes to natural gas rates in three locations next month.  Meetings will be… (more about )
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