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A screen grab of Midwest Energy's new website. The screen grab shows Midwest Energy electrical lineman working on powerlines on a pole. Midwest Energy Deploys New Web Site February 03, 2015 Midwest Energy launched a re-designed web site Feb. 3, offering visitors an improved experience with an easier-to-navigate layout, and a responsive... (more about ) A technician from Schneider Electric turns a switch on an inverter, making the Community Solar Array Kansas’ First Community Solar Array Begins Production January 29, 2015 Midwest Energy’s 1.2-megawatt (DC) community solar array, the largest photovoltaic array in Kansas, entered service today and began generating... (more about ) UPDATE - Dig-In Cuts Gas Service to Bunker Hill December 29, 2014 The City of Bunker Hill is without natural gas service, after an excavator dug through a natural gas line serving the city just before 10 a.m.... (more about ) A technician is dwarfed by a Wärtsilä natural-gas powered internal combustion engine at Midwest Energy’s Goodman Energy Center in Hays, Kan. Midwest Energy is beginning a $30 million expansion of the facility in 2015, which will add three new engines and 27 megawatts of generating capacity to the facility. Goodman Energy Center Expansion Moves Forward December 04, 2014 Midwest Energy is moving forward with a $30 million expansion of the Goodman Energy Center in Hays, enabling the plant to accommodate load growth... (more about ) The NAES team that operates the Goodman Energy Center in Hays. (L to R) Doug Ford, Plant Administrator; Colt Surratt, O&M Technician; Luke Fox, O&M Technician; Mike Prindle, Plant Manager; Peter Schield, O&M Technician; Darryl Wellbrock. Goodman Energy Center Team Recognized for Superior Performance October 31, 2014 Wind turbines have become a dominant feature on the Kansas landscape, with many utilities, including Midwest Energy, taking advantage of wind... (more about ) Midwest Energy Journeyman Senior Division team members Mike Stremel, Operations Training Manager at Hays; Bill Nowlin, Line Foreman at WaKeeney, and John Horesky, Line Foreman at Russell, gather before competing at the 31st International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Oct. 18. The team would take 1st place in the competition, with the only perfect score among 24 senior teams from some of the country’s largest utilities. Midwest Energy Team Takes First at International Lineman’s Rodeo October 19, 2014 A three-man crew of Midwest Energy linemen from Hays, WaKeeney and Russell took first place at the 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo in... (more about ) Phone Scam Targets Hays Businesses September 02, 2014 Several businesses in and around Hays have been contacted by phone scammers recently, claiming to be Midwest Energy and threatening to cut off... (more about ) Midwest Energy's President and General Manager, Earnie Lehman, offers remarks. Ground Broken on Community Solar Array August 29, 2014 Midwest Energy and Clean Energy Collective broke ground on a 3,960-panel, 1 Megawatt community solar array Aug. 25, in a pasture north of Colby.... (more about ) Solar Groundbreaking Aug. 28; Reception at Gella’s in Hays August 25, 2014 Midwest Energy and Clean Energy Collective will co-host the groundbreaking for our community solar array Thursday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m., adjacent... (more about ) Crews conducting leak checks throughout Hays August 21, 2014 Midwest Energy and contract crews will be in backyards and alleys throughout Hays in the coming weeks, conducting their annual yard line natural... (more about )
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