Meeker Co-op News Articles

Trimming Trees Around Power Lines

We all love trees. We know everyone in our communities enjoys the beauty and shade trees provide. However, trees and power lines are a dangerous mix without regular trimming during the growing season. If you see us out in the community trimming, remember the many...

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...
Five Ways to Save Energy When Working from Home

Five Ways to Save Energy When Working from Home

Today, more Americans are working from home than ever before. More time spent at home means more energy used throughout the day. If you’re punching the clock from home, there are small steps you can take to reduce your energy use and save on electric bills. Here are...

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Learn to Lower Your Winter Energy Bills

Learn to Lower Your Winter Energy Bills

Wondering why electricity bills can generally be higher in the winter? This video talks about why that is and shows you some ways you can keep your energy costs more manageable. Contact our Energy Services department to learn how you can save on your energy bills....

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Are Portable Space Heaters Efficient for My Home?

Are Portable Space Heaters Efficient for My Home?

Small space heaters are meant to do exactly as their name says: heat a small space. But unfortunately, many people use portable space heaters to heat their entire home, which can really take a toll on your energy bills. The truth is, whether you should use space...

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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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Ensuring the Electric Grid Can Bounce Back Quickly

Ensuring the Electric Grid Can Bounce Back Quickly

By Great River Energy While temperatures are dropping and snow is starting to fall now, Great River Energy has already taken steps to prepare for whatever impacts this weather may bring. “Resilience” has become a common focus for electric cooperatives and utilities...

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Holiday Décor Tips for an Energy-Wise Home

Holiday Décor Tips for an Energy-Wise Home

Whether you’ve already decked your halls or you’re just getting started, there’s still time to incorporate energy savings into your holiday décor planning. If you haven’t strung your twinkle lights, be sure to use LED light strands. LEDs consume far less energy than...

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