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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...

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,...

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,...

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!...
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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Find Your Location Number

Find Your Location Number

It has been an electric cooperative member tradition from the beginning, to look for your location number hidden among the pages and articles of the Meeker Cooperative Pioneer. As we transition to a new Pioneer format and posting articles online, we continue with this...

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Prune Drying Brings in the Electric

Prune Drying Brings in the Electric

At the turn of the twentieth-century, in Douglas County, Oregon, prunes were a big part of their local economy. Drying prunes took time and resources, but in the late 1930's, rural electrification spurred the way for shorter drying times and less wood-burning...

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2020 Annual Coloring Contest

2020 Annual Coloring Contest

These are the winners of the coloring contest. Each winner in the 2-12 age groups received a $10 Walmart gift card. An Honorable Mention goes to June Johnson, 93, who loves to color! Sadie CAbby BHans KElla NGannon HBriecyn KBrekkeh JBrenna BLyla MBrayden VLaura AJune...

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Committed to a Co-op Culture for All

Committed to a Co-op Culture for All

Over the years, you’ve heard on why and how Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association is different––because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core...

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