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Midwest Energy Suspends Disconnection for Non-Payment While Addressing Coronavirus; Closes Walk-In Offices March 16, 2020 Midwest Energy announced today it will not disconnect residential and business customers for non-payment through May 1, 2020, while communities... (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... (more about ) A photo of an electrical substation with steel structures and multiple transformers. Midwest Energy Invests Millions in New Infrastructure January 28, 2020 Midwest Energy has embarked on a major multi-year infrastructure upgrade program to replace its oldest infrastructure.   “We have developed... (more about ) Five men look at a zero-entry physical therapy pool at the Rooks County Health Center in Plainville, Kansas, while one man explains its operation. Fall Community Fund Grants Announced December 02, 2019 Over the years, Midwest Energy’s Community Fund has distributed nearly $2 million in grant funds to educational, charitable and nonprofit... (more about ) A photo of three linemen in blue shirts, manually climbing to the top of a training power pole, and looking down waving from atop the crossarm.  Student Lineman Program Keeps Line Workers in Smallest Communities September 03, 2019 Being an electric lineman isn’t for everyone. The long hours and working in all kinds of climate conditions scares off many. A fear of heights,... (more about ) A man in a blue shirt stands at the bed of a pickup truck, on which a white drone sits.  The man is holding the drone's remote control, and is syncing it with the drone. Midwest Energy Embraces Drone Technology for Line Patrol, Mapping Tasks July 17, 2019 During a power outage, one of the first and most important tasks is to patrol the line to inspect for damage.  Linemen use a variety of methods... (more about ) A picture of two Midwest Energy linemen in blue shirts work on a metering can simulator. Metering School Sharpens Skills: “Always Something to Learn” June 28, 2019 Midwest Energy recently hosted a two-day “Metering School” for all servicemen, meter techs and some linemen, sharpening the meter... (more about ) A photo of a Midwest Energy natural gas welding truck. Fleet Manager Drives Home Huge Savings for Midwest Energy February 22, 2019 Midwest Energy is in the car and truck business. Not literally, of course – the co-op exists to provide safe, reliable electric and natural... (more about ) A map of showing the boundaries of the Midwest Energy K-system for natural gas. Contract Payoff Results in Savings for K-System Natural Gas Customers February 07, 2019 Midwest Energy’s K-system natural gas customers will see a significant decrease in their bills next month, thanks to the end of obligations... (more about ) Open Meeting Scheduled for Tariff Changes January 04, 2019 Midwest Energy is considering changes to its renewable energy Parallel Generator – Qualifying Facility (QF) tariff.  This is not a... (more about )
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