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A photo of Patrick Parke, who was selected to become Midwest Energy's fourth President and General Manager, effective February 2018. Midwest Energy Selects Parke as Next General Manager July 18, 2017 Midwest Energy’s Board of Directors has chosen Patrick Parke, currently Vice President of Customer Service, as its next President &... (more about ) A graphic describing three warning sings that an energy scammer is calling you.  First, you've never received a past due notice in the mail; second, they demand payment by prepaid debit card; third, they ask you to call back a number other than 1-800-222-3121.  Any one of these three signs should tip you that you're talking to a scam artist.  Scam Artists Step Up Summer Calls June 12, 2017 Phone and online scams are more prevalent than ever and utility customers are an easy target.  From coast to coast, reports of scammers claiming... (more about ) Board Approves Natural Gas Rate Revisions May 17, 2017 At its May 15, 2017 meeting, Midwest Energy's Board of Directors voted to make changes to how irrigation, grain drying and industrial customers... (more about ) Comment Period and Member Meeting Regarding Natural Gas Rate Revisions March 09, 2017 Midwest Energy is considering changes to its natural gas rate schedules as described below.  This is not a general rate increase proposal,... (more about ) Brian Dreiling, Midwest Energy’s Manager of Energy Services, uses a combustion analyzer to measure the efficiency of a new furnace installed in a home in Hays. How$mart Program Invests $10 Million in Customer Homes March 01, 2017 Midwest Energy’s How$mart program recently reached a milestone of investing $10 million in energy efficiency improvements in its customers’... (more about ) Midwest Energy linemen from Hays build a new pole to replace one that broke near Garfield, Kan.  The trees in the background show evidence of the nearly two inches of ice deposited on them by Ice Storm Jupiter. Midwest Energy Thanks Customers for Patience During Ice Storm January 23, 2017 Following is a message from Keith Miller, Midwest Energy's Board of Directors Chair in an open letter to our customer-owners: "On Sunday,... (more about ) A picture of the western face of the Ellis County Courthouse in Hays, Kansas. Midwest Energy Awards Community Fund Grants November 18, 2016 Five area charities and non-profit groups recently received $5,000 “Impact Grants” from the Midwest Energy Community Fund, to support... (more about ) A photo of a hand holding the 2016 Board of Directors ballot.  2016 Board of Directors Election Results October 17, 2016 One of the things that makes cooperatives like Midwest Energy different is that its customer-owners have a say in how the company is run, through... (more about ) Three contractors climb the base of what will be a 150-foot tall steel communications tower at Midwest Energy's office in Hays.  The tower is one of nearly 60 system-wide to support new automated meters and other communications needs. Communication Towers Going Up Throughout Service Area August 02, 2016 Midwest Energy is in the process of building nearly 60 towers throughout Kansas, supporting the Automated Metering project and several other communications... (more about ) Member Meetings Scheduled for Natural Gas Rate Change July 29, 2016 Midwest Energy is holding member meetings to discuss proposed changes to natural gas rates in three locations this month.  Meetings will... (more about )
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