Midwest Energy bill showing demand charges and billing demand highlighted. Board Approves Demand Rates Effective Jan. 1, 2023 November 18, 2022 On November 17, Midwest Energy’s Board of Directors approved the adoption of a three-part rate structure for residential and small business… Read more
Midwest Energy Holding Public Meetings on Proposed Electric Rate Changes September 29, 2022 Midwest Energy is proposing a new three-part electric rate structure for residential and small business (General Service Small) featuring a… Read more
A graph depicting the potential bill impacts for the average residential customer, assuming a demand of 7kW. Midwest Energy Considering Three-Part Rate Structure September 02, 2022 Midwest Energy is considering adoption of a three-part rate structure for residential and small commercial (General Service Small) electric… Read more
A graph showing a Midwest Energy on Track to Recover Excess Natural Gas Costs from Winter Storm Uri July 30, 2022 Midwest Energy is on schedule with recovering $9.691 million in excess natural gas costs during February 2021’s Winter Storm Uri. In May… Read more
A graph showing the NYMEX price of natural gas from December 2019at just above 20 cents a therm, and rising through June 2022 to 80 cents a therm, and the future price of gas through January 2023 at around 85 cents a therm.   Natural Gas Markets Driving Energy Bills Higher June 30, 2022 News articles in recent months have predicted ‘spiking energy bills’ for customers later this summer and winter.  While Midwest Energy… Read more
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
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