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A new pedestrian and bicycle trail was partially paid for by a Midwest Energy grant. The photo shows the new concrete path with trees on the right side.  A slope to the left of the walkway leads to a lake. Regional Non-Profit Groups Awarded Grants October 29, 2015 Five area non-profits were recent recipients of $5,000 impact grants from the Midwest Energy Community Fund, while ten other groups received $1,000... (more about ) More than 120 Midwest Energy members sit in chairs as they view a PowerPoint presentation displayed on a wall to the left.  The 2015 Annual meeting was held in the Robbins Center on the Fort Hays State University Campus in Hays, Kan. Hays Couple Wins Solar Panel at 2015 Annual Meeting; Directors Re-Elected October 20, 2015 Hays residents Gail and Linda Palmberg were the winners of the solar panel in Midwest Energy’s Community Solar Array at the Midwest Energy... (more about ) A natural gas generator, weighing 150 tons, is moved from the Hays Rail Yard up Vine St. in Hays on a special 130-foot trailer pulled by a white semi-truck. The generator is covered with a blue tarp. Massive Electric Generators Move Through Hays Streets September 25, 2015 Three massive electric generators made the slow journey from the Hays rail yard near Vine Street to the Goodman Energy Center recently.  ... (more about ) Customer Service Satisfaction Inches Up July 22, 2015 A recent survey of Midwest Energy members indicates that they are generally satisfied with their utility service, with customers surveyed in 2014... (more about ) Touring the Goodman Energy Center are (L to R) Youth Tour delegates BreAnn Anshutz of Macksville High School; Kinsey Ackerman of Hays H.S.; Quinlee Niblock of Colby’s Heartland Christian School, and Andrea Buss of Stockton H.S.  Not pictured, but attending the trip, is Kirsten Zerr of Wheatland H.S.  2015 Youth Tour Delegates Visit Washington, D.C. June 19, 2015    Five area high school seniors attended the 2015 Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. June 11-18, enjoying a week of events and activities... (more about ) Watching the ribbon cutting is Rep. Billinger (yellow tie); cutting are Clean Energy Collective VP for Development Jim Hartman; MWE General Manager Earnie Lehman, and Sen. Ostmeyer; right of him is Rep. Hineman. Community Solar Array Dedicated in Colby April 23, 2015 Dozens of Midwest Energy members, employees, and state and local elected officials were on hand for the Community Solar Array’s formal dedication... (more about ) State of Kansas Eyes Taxing Energy Bills April 20, 2015 Dear Midwest Energy member, The Kansas state government faces some big challenges in balancing its books for the next couple of years.  The... (more about ) Cooperatives Work Together for $1.816 Million Loan for Hoxie Project March 30, 2015 Midwest Energy and Western Cooperative Electric today announced the award of a $1.816 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... (more about ) Friendly signs welcome visitors to the city of Seward, located roughly 18 miles south of Great Bend in Stafford County.  Voters in Seward opted to sell their electric system to Midwest Energy in a vote that was certified on Mar. 25.  Midwest Energy Purchases City of Seward Electric System March 26, 2015 Residents of the city of Seward recently voted by a 3-to-1 margin to sell their city’s electric system to Midwest Energy, Inc.  On... (more about ) Midwest Energy Proposes Changes to Rate Schedule and Terms & Conditions February 27, 2015 Midwest Energy is seeking member comments on proposed changes to certain rate schedules and natural gas and electric Terms & Conditions. ... (more about )
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