Sign up for service

If you are a new or existing member interested in signing up for service, we offer a variety of options to complete this process. Below you will find information on how to sign up for service for both residential and business members.

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New Member

If you are a new member applying for service or if a previous membership has been inactive for more than 12 months.

Checklist
  1. Know the meter number for the location where you plan to connect.
  2. Complete your membership application.
  3. Provide a scanned copy of all applicants' driver's licenses.
  4. Submit your request.
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Existing Members

If you are an existing member applying for service, or if you have been an MEA member at some point in the previous 12 months.

Checklist
  1. Pay any outstanding balances prior to applying for service.
  2. Complete your Service Application or call MEA Member Service with the meter number where you plan to connect.
  3. Submit your request.
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How to submit your request

Once you have your paperwork ready, please submit your application via one of the following ways:

  • Email your paperwork to meacontact@mea.coop. A Member Service Representative will contact you to confirm your request was received, collect fees and review details on your new service. Cash, credit card and check payments are accepted for residential applications.
  • Bring the completed forms to any open MEA office. An MEA service representative will collect payment and review details on your new service.
  • Fax paperwork to our Member Service Department at 907-761-9520.

Associated fees

Cash, credit card and check payments are now accepted for both residential and business members.

  • $5 refundable membership fee (for new members or members whose membership is inactive).
  • $17 nonrefundable records fee.
  • Security deposit (equal to double the monthly average bill for the meter, minimum $100 for residential members and $250 for business members).
  • If the power is currently disconnected, a trip fee of up to $200 will be assessed.
  • Any outstanding balances. If you are a current or previous MEA member with an outstanding balance, this must be collected prior to to connecting your new service.
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