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Current Comments Newsletter

Midwest Energy publishes the Current Comments newsletter monthly to keep our member-owners up to date on news and issues affecting their cooperative. Browse through our current and past issues below!

September 2021 September 2021 Midwest Energy Community Fund seeks applications; Board of Directors election ballots due Oct. 6; Midwest helps the City of Larned with its electrical system. (Download PDF) August 2021 August 2021 Learn where Midwest Energy's electricity comes from; Summer storm damages keep crews busy; Annual Meeting is Oct. 18. (Download PDF) June 2021 June 2021 Natural gas rate changes are adopted, and go into effect July 1; Avoiding downed power lines; Rent, utility assistance available for Kansas renters affected by COVID; and Board of Directors nominations are due. (Download PDF) April 2021 April 2021 Costs from February 2021's Winter Storm Uri are revealed, and a comment period opens for a natural gas rate case; Midwest Energy joins an Electric Vehicle charging group; and why you should call 811 before any projects involving digging. (Download PDF) March 2021 March 2021 Energy Emergency creates price spikes throughout central U.S.; Midwest Energy's "Health Alert" program; Learn how to spot a natural gas leak. (Download PDF) February 2021 February 2021 Will 2021 be the year of the electric truck? Midwest Energy paid $9.2 million in property tax in 2020; and what you can do now to prepare for the Spring 2021 storm season. (Download PDF) January 2021 January 2021 Midwest Energy investing $37 million in new infrastructure this year; Five $1,500 Scholarships Open for High School Juniors; How to File a Complaint; Spring 2021 Community Fund Applications Due Mar. 1. (Download PDF) December 2020 December 2020 New line brings improved reliability to western part of system; 2021 Youth Tour applications due; Community Fund supports 178 local projects; Space heaters work well when used safely. (Download PDF) November 2020 November 2020 Midwest Energy donates $50,000 to support mental health agencies; preventing carbon monoxide poisoning, and holiday lighting tips. (Download PDF) October 2020 October 2020 October is National Co-op Month; Hays linemen prepare the way for new roundabouts; Cold Weather Rule goes into effect Nov. 1. (Download PDF) September 2020 September 2020 The 2020 Annual Meeting is cancelled due to COVID-19, but mail-in ballots for Board elections are due by Oct. 7; Community Fund grants are due by Oct. 1; and Co-Ops Vote is promoting National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 22. (Download PDF)
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