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How is Power Restored?

Electricity is part of our everyday lives and we end up taking it for granted. We expect electric power to be there when we wake up to an alarm, brew our coffee, check our email, heat our water, cook our breakfast and nearly everything else we do throughout the day....

Severe Weather and Downed Power Lines

Severe weather can cause damage to power lines and utility poles. You should take caution if you come across any downed power lines.  “If you see a downed power line, call 911 to report it immediately and stay away. There is no way to tell if a line is energized...

Trip Wire Alerts from Heartland Security

The latest security cameras from Alarm.com use video analytics technology that helps pinpoint only the events that matter to you. This technology can recognize the difference between important activity versus other events. Rather than get alerted every time...

Heartland Security Offers A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

We are about a month into the new year and if you've made a New Year's Resolution; are you keeping it? It's easier said than done, but if you stick with it, you've made more progress than a lot of people. The biggest thing is to make your resolution attainable and...
2021 Annual Coloring Contest

2021 Annual Coloring Contest

These are the winners of the 2021 coloring contest. Each winner in the 2-12 age groups received a $10 Walmart gift card. Age 2-Lydia T Age 3-Lucas C Age 4-Everly H Age 5-Ruth T Age 6-Maci R Age 7-Linnea W Age 8-Hailey M Age 9-Myles H Age 10-Mesa S Age 11-Paylin K Age...

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Home Charging Options for Electric Vehicles

Home Charging Options for Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle (EV) owners have multiple options for charging their vehicle at home. There are three common EV charging levels: Level One, Level Two and DC Fast Charge. Level One Charging Level One is the most basic charging level. If you choose this option, your EV...

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Summer Savings Tips

Summer Savings Tips

Here are five savings tips for mid-summer. Summer Energy-Saving Tip #1: Replace disposable air filters regularly. We recommend every 30-60 days. If you can see dirt in a filter, it’s likely 50% clogged. Filter Replacement Summer Energy-Saving Tip #2: Game consoles,...

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Are EVs Coming to Rural America?

Are EVs Coming to Rural America?

Electric Vehicles are gaining momentum across the world, but will they be viable in a rural setting? The answer is ‘yes, someday’. We will likely see that ‘someday’ in this century, or more likely in this decade. According to a report from the Boston Consulting Group,...

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Suds and Savings

Suds and Savings

Suds and Savings 10 ways to save energy in the laundry room Your clothes washer and dryer account for a significant portion of energy consumption from major appliances, and let’s face it––laundry is no one’s favorite chore. Make the most of your laundry energy use!...

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What is Beneficial Electrification?

What is Beneficial Electrification?

If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can! It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This utility...

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Your Directors and Legislators

Your Directors and Legislators

Do you know who your Meeker Cooperative Board Director is? Do you know who your Representative or Senator is? Knowing your elected Director or Official is important. They represent you, and if you have ideas or questions about policies, you can contact them and...

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