CFL Charlie and LED Lucy say...
"Spring" into Energy Efficiency!
This spring, make some changes inside your home for better comfort and efficiency.
~ Schedule a tune-up of your heating and cooling system.
~ For better air flow, clean the coils under your refrigerator.
~ Make sure your ceiling fan blades are rotating correctly.
(counterclockwise in summer -- clockwise in winter)
~ Make a habit of unplugging any power supply adapters that are not in use.
~ Change incandescent light bulbs to LED bulbs.
(check store displays to determine light temperature, i.e. - warm and cool lighting)
~ Consider lowering the temperature on your water heater, or turning it off altogether.
New Commercials Launched for Smart HubTM and Mohave Prepay
Clayton, an MEC member from Fort Mohave, demonstrates how Mohave Prepay works,
as well as the features he likes best when logged into Smart HubTM.
$1,539,589 in Capital Credits Returned to Members
One of the benefits of being a member of Mohave Electric Cooperative is that you share in any margins that the Cooperative earns. We call your share of the margins “capital credits” because margins originate with what you pay, also called “capital,” to the Cooperative when you buy electricity.... (find out more by clicking here)
WCS Community Grants Help Fund Numerous Community Projects
In March of this year, Mohave Electric Cooperative formed a committee of community leaders to disburse unclaimed funds from the Western Competitive Solutions (WCS) distribution, which totaled approximately $188,000. MEC’s intent was to award and distribute funding to various community and non-profit organizations.
“Grant proposals from those groups who demonstrated sustainable projects were given favorable consideration by the committee,” Mohave Electric Cooperative CEO Tyler Carlson said. “Those organizations also demonstrated they could create a direct benefit to a significant number of members served by MEC. Those were the two stipulations that were a high priority for the committee.”
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MEC and Constellation Complete 13.8 Megawatt Solar Project
Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation and a leading competitive retail energy supplier, announced the completion of a 13.8-megawatt (DC) solar generation project in Fort Mohave. The ground-mounted solar power system is located across 84 acres and fitted with a state-of-the-art single-axis tracking system that enables the system to remain at an optimal angle to the sun throughout the day, maximizing energy output. (Watch the Video - courtesy Constellation)
“This project offers us a cost effective way to incorporate more renewable power into our purchased power portfolio,” said Tyler Carlson, MEC’s Chief Executive Officer. (read more. . .)
Solar Project Dedication Ceremony (click photo to enlarge)
Tyler Carlson (center, left), Mohave Electric Cooperative Chief Executive Officer and Brendon Quinlivan (center, right),
Constellation Executive Director of Distributed Energy Origination are joined by MEC Board of Directors,
MEC employees and Constellation employees as they prepare to cut the ribbon and dedicate the Mohave
Sunrise Solar II Project on Wednesday, January 18.