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!

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) August 2020 August 2020 Pole inspections minimize storm damage, bringing improved system reliability; The importance of completing the 2020 Census. (Download PDF) July 2020 July 2020 Midwest Energy encourages use of online services as offices re-open; $6.2 million in capital credits being returned to members; How to spot a natural gas leak. (Download PDF) June 2020 June 2020 Youth Tour awardees receive scholarships in lieu of trip; Common electrical hazards; Midwest Energy donates $10,000 to area food banks. (Download PDF)
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