Current Comments

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!

June 2024 June 2024 Summer demand charges in effect; How to protect yourself if you encounter downed power lines; 2024 Youth Scholarship winners announced; Board of Directors nominations due July 5. Download PDF
May 2024 May 2024 Move large appliance usage outside of the 3-7 p.m. window starting June 1 to save on demand; Spring Community Fund recipients announced; 2024 Board of Directors nominations due by July 5. Download PDF
April 2024 April 2024 Make your emergency storm kit before storm season; Lineman Appreciation Day; How to file a complaint; Call 811 before you dig; Youth Tour trip winners. Download PDF
March 2024 March 2024 Scammers create phony websites to steal from customers; Let us know if you qualify for "Health Alert"; We need customers current cell phone numbers. Download PDF
February 2024 February 2024 Finding your demand in CustomerConnect; Community Fund applications due March 1; $9 Million paid to counties for 2023 property tax; Cold weather rule for non-disconnects ends April 1. Download PDF
January 2024 January 2024 Natural gas prices drop; Youth Tour Applications open through the end of the month; payment assistance and energy efficiency savings events to be hosted in Hays and Colby on the 30th and 31st. Download PDF
December 2023 December 2023 Demand charges start Jan. 1 for residential class; Youth Tour trip and scholarship applications open; Midwest Energy Community Fund awards results; Let us know your current cell phone number! Download PDF
November 2023 November 2023 Midwest Energy selected for $97 million grant; New board member for District 2; Reduce holiday lighting costs with LEDs and light timers; How to spot a gas leak. Download PDF
October 2023 October 2023 Midwest Energy prioritizes cybersecurity; Demand rates public meetings coming to a town near you; Cold weather rule goes into effect Nov. 1. Download PDF
September 2023 September 2023 Summer demand challenge due Sept. 30; Midwest Energy offers economic development scholarships; new standards remove incandescent bulbs from stores. Download PDF
August 2023 August 2023 Midwest's residential rates are lowest among Kan. co-ops; Midwest earns safety award; Delivery charge sales tax removed from bills; Annual meeting scheduled for Oct. 16. Download PDF
July 2023 July 2023 Demand toolkit is now online; capital credit checks are being mailed in July; Storm kits necessary for storm season. Download PDF