Media Release Archives

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 […]

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 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


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 […]