Entries by Kierre Childers

MATANUSKA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION’S 2017 ELECTION DETAILS AVAILABLE

Palmer, AK: Matanuska Electric Association announces the Board of Director candidates and Bylaw Change recommendations featured in 2017’s election. This year’s election features candidates to fill one seat each from the Eagle River (Eagle River, Birchwood, Chugiak, Peters Creek and Eklutna) and Matanuska (Palmer, Butte, Sutton, Chickaloon and Glacier View) districts along with two proposed […]

MEA ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER RATE DECREASE

March 31, 2017 Effective April 3, 2017, the overall monthly bill for the average MEA member (using approximately 680 kWh of electricity) will decrease approximately 5.5%, from $143.59 to $135.69 per month, subject to RCA approval. The decrease is the result of regular quarterly rate adjustments to both base rates and the Cost of Power […]

MEA ANNOUNCES SPOTLIGHT ON SAFETY CONTEST FOR FOURTH GRADERS

February 16, 2017 Matanuska Electric Association is highlighting their focus on member safety through a new 2017 Spotlight on Safety Contest for area youth. Contest Details: Open to all fourth graders in the MEA service area (Eagle River to Trapper Creek and across to Glacierview). Students are invited to submit original content with an electrical […]

UTILITIES SIGN POWER POOLING AGREEMENT

January 30, 2017 Three of Alaska’s Railbelt electric utilities have signed an agreement to collectively utilize their generation and transmission assets to benefit tens of thousands of customers. The Power Pooling and Joint Dispatch Agreement, signed by Chugach Electric Association (Chugach), Municipal Light & Power (ML&P), the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) and Matanuska Electric Association […]