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Midwest Awarded Prestigious APEX Award

Midwest Energy Cooperative received the prestigious Utilities Technology Council (UTC) APEX Award during the Telecom & Technology 2017 conference in May. The annual celebration dinner, [...]

By | June 5, 2017|Fiber Internet, News, Smart Grid|0 Comments

Midwest Awarded Prestigious APEX Award

Midwest Energy Cooperative received the prestigious Utilities Technology Council (UTC) APEX Award during the Telecom & Technology 2017 conference in May. The annual celebration dinner, [...]

By | June 5, 2017|Fiber Internet, News, Smart Grid|0 Comments

Cars & Kilowatts: Driving the Point Home

If you read my column regularly, you know I love a good analogy. I’m throwing a new one out this month to try to make [...]

By | May 30, 2017|Country Lines, Rates, Views|0 Comments

Honoring Tomorrow’s Leaders with Scholarship Support

Four local students will begin their college careers with a little financial help as recipients of Midwest Energy Cooperative’s 2017 scholarship program. All four are [...]

By | May 25, 2017|Community, News|0 Comments

Hance Appointed to Federal Broadband Advisory Group

Midwest Energy Cooperative President/CEO Robert Hance was recently appointed to one of two federal Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) working groups. The announcement was made [...]

By | May 16, 2017|Fiber Internet, News, Smart Grid|0 Comments

Advocating for the 2018 Farm Bill

At Team Midwest, we are dedicated to providing the services you need to succeed in today’s world. We are fighting against the digital divide to [...]

Enhancing Reliability with First Smart Grid Application

If the first quarter is any indication of what Mother Nature has up her sleeve for 2017, batten down the hatches friends. Four major weather [...]

By | April 28, 2017|Country Lines, Reliability, Smart Grid, Views|0 Comments

Strengthening Schools Grants Available

Midwest Energy Cooperative is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, grants totaling just over $30,000 were awarded to 22 [...]

By | April 13, 2017|Community, News|0 Comments

Fiber Open Houses

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By | April 13, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Tale of Two Energy Innovators

Thomas Edison essentially launched the modern electric utility industry when the Pearl Street Station in Manhattan began generating electricity on Sept. 4, 1882. It was [...]

By | March 30, 2017|Country Lines, Rates, Smart Grid, Views|0 Comments

All In A Day’s Work

From bucket trucks to boats, we got the job done to restore power to our members. On Thursday, one crew took to the water to [...]

By | March 10, 2017|Cooperative Difference, Reliability|0 Comments

Small Town With Big City Tech

The digital space opens up a lot of opportunities for customers to share service experiences, good and bad. Here is a Google review recently shared [...]

By | March 2, 2017|Country Lines, Smart Grid, Views|0 Comments

Hance Reelected to NRTC Board

Robert L. (Bob) Hance, president and CEO and Midwest Energy Cooperative, won reelection to the NRTC board of directors during Sunday’s annual meeting for electric [...]

By | February 28, 2017|Fiber Internet, News, Smart Grid|0 Comments

It’s Reality Offers Financial Lessons for Area Students

Nearly 200 high school students from across southwest Michigan got a dose of reality on Friday as Midwest Energy Cooperative, Southwestern Michigan College and Greater [...]

By | February 14, 2017|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Your Opinion Matters Here

This month we will drop about 5000 letters in the mail inviting members to join us for one of eight district meetings. Names are selected [...]

By | February 7, 2017|Country Lines, Rates, Views|0 Comments