Entries by Kierre Childers

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 […]

MEA Rate Case Approved

August 28, 2017 Matanuska Electric Association (MEA), Palmer, AK: The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA), approved MEA’s rate case, including adjustments to the cooperative’s revenue requirement and rate design. This was the final step in MEA’s transition to a self-generating utility from an all-requirements power purchaser. The June 30, 2017 filing includes an overall 2.75 […]

MEA Files Rate Case

MEA FILES RATE CASE June 30, 2017 Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) is pleased to report it has completed the transition from an all-requirements, wholesale power purchaser to a vertically integrated, self-generating electric utility with the filing of its rate case reflecting the costs and benefits of the Eklutna Generation Station (EGS) with the Regulatory Commission […]