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!

January 2023 January 2023 The Domino's franchise in Hays becomes the first in Kansas to add electric vehicles to its delivery fleet; Youth Tour trip and scholarship applications are open thru Jan. 31. Download PDF
December 2022 December 2022 Board approves demand rates; Changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2023 with $0 demand charge for the first year; How$mart promotes energy savings Download PDF
November 2022 November 2022 Natural Gas prices are volatile, raising energy bills; Midwest Energy customer saved twice by her carbon monoxide detector. Download PDF
October 2022 October 2022 Midwest Energy celebrates National Co-op Month; Cold Weather Rule goes into effect. Download PDF
September 2022 September 2022 Crews make progress on upgrades throughout the service area; proposed rate change would be revenue-neutral; fall Community Fund applications due Oct. 1 Download PDF
August 2022 August 2022 Midwest Energy schedules meetings for proposed revenue-neutral electric rate changes; Winter Storm Uri cost recovery is on target, and the 2022 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Oct. 17, 2022. Download PDF
July 2022 July 2022 Volatility in natural gas prices could impact energy prices in coming months; Capital Credit Statements will appear on upcoming bills and starting July 1, Midwest will be able to send out emergency notifications via text messages in addition to the current outage call system. Download PDF
June 2022 June 2022 What electric demand is, and how to find it in CustomerConnect; six convenient ways to pay your Midwest Energy bill; Board of Directors nominations are due July 8. Download PDF
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
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