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About the Barns

When I took on the role as project lead for the building of the new home for the #UtilityoftheFuture, I braced myself for the myriad [...]

By | April 25, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Chambers Challenges Electric Co-ops

Jonathan Chambers, former chief of the Office of Strategic Planning at the FCC, says electric cooperatives are the ONLY solution for bridging the digital divide [...]

By | April 14, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Ron, Marcellus

Team fiber has been great! I have been on dial up for years, and couldn't even send an e-mail. Team Fiber is fast, I mean [...]

By | April 13, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Small steps, big leaps for reliability

I remember sitting through my 8th grade US history class and learning about Neil Armstrong and his famous words as he became the first person [...]

By | April 11, 2016|News, Smart Grid, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

April Fiber Construction Update

Our fiber techs are hard at work, and recently knocked out 42 installs in one week! We now have well over 1500 southwest Michigan members [...]

By | April 4, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Changing the Landscape and Investing in our Membership

There’s an economic developer inside every successful electric utility leader.  We’re constantly on the look-out for meaningful growth opportunities because quality electric load benefits the [...]

By | March 28, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Utility of the Future

Take an animated flyover tour of our new facility, coming to the intersection of M-60 and Decatur Road. https://youtu.be/eZW1vh-gXBo

By | March 14, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Now That I Have Fiber

Take a listen to what a couple of our customers are saying about their new and improved internet experience.

By | March 11, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Angie in Edwardsburg Says…

Before and after speed test says it all.

By | March 9, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Building a New Home for Team Midwest

In August I’ll celebrate my 7th anniversary as a member of the Team Midwest family, and all I can say is, “What a ride!” I [...]

By | March 7, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

March Fiber Construction Update

Today’s forecast calls for 2-4” of snow with a high temperature of 32. Next week we’re looking at highs in the mid-60s. Gotta love some [...]

By | March 3, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Growing Pains and #UtilityoftheFuture

I was a young newlywed when I stepped into adulthood and independence and bought my first house. It felt nothing short of perfect as Mary [...]

By | March 1, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Fiber Rules!

For those of you now using our fiber internet solution, this probably won’t come as a surprise. For those still patiently (or not so patiently) [...]

By | February 17, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

February Fiber Construction Update

The morning news reports show massive Winter Storm Kayla bringing blizzard conditions to the west; fortunately our service area is not currently in her path! [...]

By | February 2, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

System investments are membership investments

I’m always tickled when we receive notes like the one posted by Andrew on our Facebook page Dec. 24: “I would like to thank Midwest [...]

By | February 1, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments