Media Release Archives

July/August 2017 Power Lines Issue

Power Lines July/August 2017 MEA Files Rate Case, The High Cost of Power Theft, Your Pennies at Work

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 […]

May/June 2017 Power Lines Issue

Power Lines May/June 2017 Rates in Review – How We Compare, MEA’s Got Talent, Keeping Our Crews Safe and 2017 Election Wrap Up

MEA CELEBRATES KID POWER WITH MEA’S GOT TALENT

MEA CELEBRATES KID POWER WITH MEA’S GOT TALENT 2017 May 12, 2017 Palmer, AK:Matanuska Electric Association members will select one lucky young soloist or group to perform at MEA Kids Day at the Ballpark events during the co-op’s second annual MEA’s Got Talent competition. Young singers and musicians under the age of 18, who are […]

March/April 2017 Power Lines Issue

Power Lines March/April 2017 2017 Annual Meeting and Election, Clearing Projects, Budget Billing, Rates in Review and Second Quarter Rate Decrease

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 […]

January/February 2017 Issue

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