NEWS AND EVENTS

SpartanSolar-MEC Solar Array Goes Live

SpartanSolar-MEC Solar Array Goes Live

The SpartanSolar-MEC 2,484 community solar array officially became energized on Dec. 19. When the sun is shining, the array is actively generating power and sending it to our power supplier, Wolverine Power Cooperative. Wolverine leads Michigan’s utilities with nearly...

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We’re Losing Ourselves For You

We’re Losing Ourselves For You

“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” (Dr. Norman Vincent Peale) I recently shared this quote with our employee family. In its simplicity, it aptly defines our culture and what we do each and every day to...

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Spreading Christmas Cheer Throughout The Community

Spreading Christmas Cheer Throughout The Community

We love the Christmas season at MEC, and we especially love giving back to our neighbors and community. Here’s a recap of this year’s festivities: Adrian Our team from the Adrian Solutions Center went shopping to assist Associated Charities of Lenawee County with...

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TIPS FOR THE BEST WI-FI EXPERIENCE

TIPS FOR THE BEST WI-FI EXPERIENCE

Have you noticed Wi-Fi slow spots in your home? Many things can adversely affect Wi-Fi. Here are some tips to help you maximize your service: Get your furniture out of the way: Large pieces of furniture can act as a barrier to Wi-Fi. When it's practical and possible,...

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Paw Paw Students Participate in Food Drive

MEC recently helped students from the Paw Paw School District with their annual food drive. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, students from Paw Paw Middle School competed with each other to see who could bring in the most food to help the Paw Paw Lions Club build holiday...

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Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurial spirit with the challenge of keeping active kids warm and dry in the winter? A mom who invents a creative, and environmentally-friendly way, to dry wet clothing. Meet Karen Smoots a Portage woman with two active boys...

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Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

In honor and recognition of the men and women who fought for our freedoms, MEC employees recently participated in two Veterans Day programs. On Nov. 9, MEC sponsored an hour-long broadcast on WLEN radio as part of their annual Thank-A-Vet program benefitting the Dire...

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Customer Appreciation Event Highlights

Here are the highlights from our customer appreciation events as shared in the Nov./Dec. issue of Country Lines. Adrian The Lenawee County Fairgrounds was bopping to the Jailhouse Rock on Sunday, Sept. 30, while about 200 consumers enjoyed Nelson’s famous chicken and...

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Light Up Your Holiday With A Free Energy Saving Kit

Light Up Your Holiday With A Free Energy Saving Kit

MEC consumers who qualify for Michigan EO Income Qualified Services can receive a free energy-saving kit and be entered in a drawing to win a Visa gift card. The kit includes LED light bulbs, night lights, a smart power strip, and a bonus strand of LED holiday lights....

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Get Engaged As A Co-op Director

Get Engaged As A Co-op Director

When you take your electric service from Midwest Energy & Communications, you are more than a consumer; you are an owner who has a voice and are encouraged to take an active role in the life of the organization We are governed by a nine-member board of directors and...

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