Entries by Kierre Childers

Local Students Take Behind-the-Scenes Tour of MEA Power Plant

Local Students Take Behind-the-Scenes Tour of MEA Power Plant December 7, 2017 Nearly 60 students earned a behind-the-scenes tour of MEA’s Eklutna Generation Station as winners of this year’s Power Pledge Challenge. Brad Kirr’s second period science class from Gruening Middle School was the regional winner for Eagle River/Mat-Su and Jenny Tennant’s sixth period science […]

MEA Announces Christmas Lights Contest

MEA Announces Christmas Lights Contest December 1, 2017 Matanuska Electric Association will award $200 in free electricity to one residential and one business member through the second annual MEA Christmas Lights Contest. Last year the contest drew nearly 30 residential and business entries, with Jeremiah Frye and Bionic Chiropractic taking home the top prizes. Members […]

Power Pledge Challenge Kicks Off October Energy Awareness Month

September 20, 2017 Over 2,000 students will learn about energy efficiency next month and compete for prizes statewide as part of the Power Pledge Challenge. Utilities and organizations from Mat-Su, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, and Juneau host the challenge as part of Energy Awareness Month, recognized every year in October. In the challenge, students complete a […]