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!

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) 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)
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