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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 ) Board Approves Rate Schedule Changes May 17, 2016 At a public meeting held May 16, 2016, Midwest Energy’s Board of Directors voted to approve changes to rate schedules and terms as described... (more about ) (L to R foreground) Gary Moss, member of Midwest Energy's Board of Directors, talks with Senator Ralph Ostmeyer (R-Grinnell) at the Goodman Energy Center dedication, while Bill Dowling, Midwest Energy's VP for Engineering and Energy Supply, and Rep. Rick Billinger (R-Goodland) listen.  Midwest Energy Dedicates Goodman Energy Center Expansion May 17, 2016 Elected officials, Midwest Energy employees, contractors, and friends gathered Monday, May 16th for the dedication of the expansion at the Goodman... (more about ) An aerial view of Midwest Energy’s Community Solar Array, just north of Colby, Kan., which is the state’s largest solar array, and fills eight acres of pasture with 3,960 panels.  

Kansas’ First Community Solar Array Sells Out April 08, 2016 Midwest Energy announced this week that Kansas’ first community solar array, located in Colby, sold out this week.  “We’re... (more about ) Aerial view of the Goodman Energy Center, a 102 megawatt natural gas-fueled electric generation plant located in Hays, Kan.  Midwest Energy Completes Goodman Energy Center Expansion April 06, 2016 Midwest Energy completed the expansion of its Goodman Energy Center north of Hays April 1, on schedule and under its original $30 million estimate,... (more about ) Comment Period and Member Meeting Regarding Rate Schedule Revisions March 03, 2016 Midwest Energy is considering several changes to its rate schedules and terms as described below.  This is not a general rate increase proposal,... (more about )
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