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!

May 2022 May 2022 Safety considerations when operating harvest equipment around power lines; Board of Directors nominations are due July 8; and Spring Community Fund recipients announced. (Download PDF) April 2022 April 2022 The Kansas Dept. of Transportation works to build out the electric vehicle charging network along the state's interstates; April 11 is Lineman Appreciation Day; Why we call 811 before digging, and prepare now for the Spring storm season. (Download PDF) March 2022 March 2022 Midwest awards funding for grain rescue tubes; Juniors eligible apply for scholarships; Health alert designation available for customers with critical medical equipment. (Download PDF) February 2022 February 2022 Windstorm recovery continues; alerts available through Customer Connect; $9.3 million paid to counties for 2021 property tax. (Download PDF) January 2022 January 2022 2022 projects planned; spring Community Fund applications due March 1. (Download PDF) December 2021 December 2021 The 12 Days of Energy Efficiency, and a summary of Midwest Energy Community Fund distributions for 2021. (Download PDF) November 2021 November 2021 Gas commodity prices may drive bills much higher this winter; how to identify and respond to a natural gas leak. (Download PDF) October 2021 October 2021 Introducing the CustomerConnect portal; Cold Weather Rule goes into effect Nov. 1. (Download PDF) 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)
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