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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 […]

Holiday 2017 Power Lines Issue

Power Lines Holiday 2017 Behind the Scenes at EGS, Christmas Lights Contest, Power Pledge Challenge Winners

MEA Restructures to Meet Members’ Needs

September/October 2017 Power Lines Issue

Power Lines September/October 2017 Rate Adjustments, Safety Corner, Energy Awareness Month, Protecting Yourself from Fraud

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 […]

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 […]