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 ) Steve Swartz, Business and Manufacturing Technology instructor from Hutchinson Community College, goes over testing procedures with students enrolled in the Workforce AID program at NCK Tech in Hays. Career Training Program Brings Opportunities to Northwest Kansas August 06, 2014 Technology training began Aug. 4 at North Central Kansas Technical College for 10 northwestern Kansas students enrolled in the Kansas Department... (more about ) Sharon and Nikki, Midwest Energy Finance Department employees in Hays, prepare 13,675 capital credit checks for mailing to former Midwest Energy members. Credits paid out this year were earned in 1990-1991, and many members have changed addresses since then. $2.6 Million Returned to Members in Capital Credit Payout July 23, 2014 Thousands of Midwest Energy members received a pleasant surprise in the mail in July, when $2.6 million in capital credits from 1990 and 1991... (more about )
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