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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 […]

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January/February 2017 Issue

Power Lines January/February 2017 Rates in Review, Annual Meeting and Election, Paperless Billing Options, Spotlight on Safety Contest

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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 […]

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Holiday 2016 Issue

Power Lines Holiday Issue Vintage Edition: Energy Education, Call for Board Candidates, Committee Members Needed

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September/October 2016 Issue

Power Lines September/October 2016 Issue Vintage Edition: 2016 Outages At A Glance, Member Relations, Great Land Recipes, Fourth Quarter Rates

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MEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVE FOURTH QUARTER 2016 RATE ADJUSTMENT

August 12, 2016 Palmer, AK: The Matanuska Electric Association Board of Directors voted on August 8, 2016 to authorize an increase of 2.03 percent in base rates, effective the fourth quarter of 2016.  This is 13 percent lower than originally budgeted for the fourth quarter. The average MEA member uses just under 700 kilowatt-hours of electricity […]

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MEA WARNS MEMBERS OF CONTINUED PHONE SCAMS

July 13, 2016 Palmer, AK: Members and businesses in the Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) service area continue to report fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to represent MEA. Impersonators demand immediate payment to avoid disconnection of power. The scammers threaten a MEA technician is on the way to disconnect power, sometimes indicating the member has […]

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MEA CELEBRATES KID POWER WITH MEA’S GOT TALENT 2016

June 16, 2016 Palmer, AK: Matanuska Electric Association is seeking entries for the co-op’s first-ever MEA’s Got Talent competition which will select one lucky winner to perform at MEA Kids Day events with the Mat-Su Miners (July 13) and Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks (July 19). Young people under the age of 18, who are dependents of […]

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MEA’S OPERATION ROUNDUP® PROGRAM HELPS TALKEETNA RECYCLING EFFORTS

May 6, 2016 Palmer, AK: Cardboard recycling will be made easier in Talkeetna with the help of a $10,000 grant from the MEA Charitable Foundation, dedicated to help pay for a new cardboard baler. “MEA has filled our sails to move forward with this project that will benefit the community on many levels. Thank you MEA!” […]

MEA 2016 ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

April 27, 2016 Palmer, AK: Matanuska Electric Association held its 2016 Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election on Tuesday, April 26th. MEA celebrated 75 years of service with 200 members and their families, totaling over 450 attendees. Members received updates on their cooperative, learned about future projects and voted in this year’s election. This year’s ballot […]