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Be Ready For Monsoon Season!
Summer brings monsoons, and electrical safety during storms will help keep you and your family safe.  Extreme heat is typical at its onset, followed by an influx of moisture that leads to a series of thunderstorms.  When accompanied by lightning and high winds, thunderstorms can present an array of hazards. Knowing this, advance planning can help minimize the risks and safety concerns associated with storms. Here are some tips to protect yourself and your belongings during thunderstorms:

 

  • Unplug electronics.  
  • Avoid using electrical items and telephones which can carry power surges.
  • Stay away from plumbing fixtures as lightning can travel along metal pipes.
  • Keep a battery-powered TV or radio on hand for weather updates.
  • Delay outdoor activities - it doesn’t have to be raining for lightning to strike during a thunderstorm.
  • Close windows, window blinds and shades, or curtains.
  • Secure outside doors and items that may be potential hazards in the wind.

 

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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.

 

View here:  Smart Hub "No Online Fees"  |  Smart Hub "Features"  |  Mohave Prepay "How it Works"

 



$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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                           2 0 1 7   B o a r d   D i r e c t o r s
                                                                           
John B. Nelssen, District 1                      Carlos Tejeda, District 2                     Michael Bartelt, District 3

 



MEC and Constellation Complete 13.8 Megawatt Solar Project
Click to enlargeMohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation and a leading c​ompetitive 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.

 

 


 

 

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