An image of a smart phone displaying a Scam Calls on the Rise This Summer June 14, 2022 Recently, Midwest Energy has seen a spike in the number of customers reporting scam calls, claiming to be from Midwest Energy and… Read more
A photo of two electric linemen in blue shirts attaching hardware to a new pole that's on its side, in a narrow alleyway.  The pole is being suspended in the air by the boom from a white utility truck. Midwest Energy Named to Operate Larned Electrical System Through 2032 April 11, 2022 At its meeting on April 4, the Larned City Council unanimously approved a 10-year contract for Midwest Energy to provide the day-to-day… Read more
Midwest Energy Permanently Closes Walk-In Office at Hoxie March 28, 2022 Effective immediately, Midwest Energy is closing its walk-in office in Hoxie, Kan. Midwest Energy will continue to own the building at 916… Read more
Three men stand in a grain bin. One is submerged in grain up to his waist. Two Larned firemen assemble a metal interlocking panels (a rescue grain tube) around him. Midwest Energy Arranges $20,000 in Donations for Grain Bin Rescue Equipment January 21, 2022 Midwest Energy is arranging a total of $20,000 in donations to enable 13 regional emergency management services and fire departments to… Read more
A picture of linemen in two bucket trucks working on a power pole at night.  Midwest Energy Thanks Public for Patience During Wind Event Recovery December 22, 2021 The afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 15, Midwest Energy’s entire service area was pounded by a fierce wind event that saw gusts of up to 104… Read more
A screenshot of graphs showing a Midwest Energy customer's electric and natural gas usage information. CustomerConnect is Now Online November 05, 2021 {image_1}In mid-July, Midwest Energy activated CustomerConnect, a long-promised portal that gives customers secure access to detailed… Read more
A photo of a utility bill drop box, with a sign indicating Midwest Energy payments are no longer accepted or collected at the location. Midwest Energy Closes Hays Dillons & Wilson Drop Boxes July 29, 2021 In March 2020, in response to COVID-19, Midwest Energy closed the customer payment drop box locations at the two Dillons stores in Hays.… Read more
A chart showing new natural gas customer charges by rate class following a rate change that goes into effect July 1, 2021. Gas Rate Changes Adopted; Residential Rates Still Lowest in Kansas May 18, 2021 During a virtual open meeting of the Board of Directors on May 17, Midwest Energy’s Board of Directors approved several tariff… Read more
Two natural gas workers in blue shirts and white helmets attach a gas meter to the exterior of a brick home.  APGA Congratulates Midwest Energy for Operational Excellence May 14, 2021 The American Public Gas Association (APGA) presented Midwest Energy with the prestigious APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition… Read more
A table showing impacts of a proposed natural gas rate increase, showing average residential impacts of 98 cents per month. Gas Rate Case Proposed; Gas and Electric Reconnection Fees Also Being Considered April 21, 2021 UPDATE: All proposed changes mentioned in the below story were approved by Midwest Energy's Board of Directors on May 17, 2021; changes go… Read more
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