Community News September 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Attention High School Juniors: Washington Youth Tour Returns With the start of the 2023 to 2024 school year, Mohave Electric Cooperative is proud to announce the continuing sponsorship of the Washington, D.C. Youth Tour. Community News September 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Operation Cool Shade Mohave Electric Cooperative, Inc. continues to support members in saving money with programs such as Operation Cool Shade. Community News July 12, 2023 at 9:10 a.m. MEC Staff and Linemen Receive Recognition The work of Mohave Electric Cooperative staff, and most notably the linemen, was recognized with several certificates and proclamations recently during the MEC Employee Appreciation Day. Community News July 12, 2023 at 8:52 a.m. Mehdi Azarmi Wins 2023 Distinguished Service Award Longtime Mohave Electric Cooperative member earns AEPCO award for service to local community Community News July 12, 2023 at 8:44 a.m. MEC Awards Scholarship $5,000 in Support of Education Community News May 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Reaching New Heights at MEC Drone program helps protect infrastructure and improve reliability Community News May 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Why Aren’t All Power Lines Underground? The massive storm that rolled through Bullhead City over the Labor Day holiday weekend knocked over or damaged more than 140 poles in MEC’s service territory and prompted many members to ask about burying the electrical lines rather than running them through the air. Community News May 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Mohave Electric Public Affairs Wins 2 Awards The Mohave Electric Cooperative Public Affairs department recently won 2 Spotlight on Excellence Awards in a national competition conducted by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Community News March 1, 2023 at 11:54 a.m. Talking About Solar We’re here to help members with is less than 3.5 cents per kWh. Community News March 1, 2023 at 11:35 a.m. From the Cooperative to the Capital Co-ops advocate for consumers at Arizona’s statehouse Community News March 1, 2023 at 11:24 a.m. 4 Students Selected for MEC’s Washington Youth Tour The evening of December 13, 2022 was an exciting night for 4 Bullhead City, AZ eleventh grade students. Community News January 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Generosity Is a Year-Round Tradition Arizona Generation and Transmission Cooperatives supports community organizations and youth Community News January 1, 2023 at 7 a.m. Transformer Changeout In the early hours of November 4, crews from Mohave Electric Cooperative along with Dielco Crane Service, removed an old transformer in the Willow Valley Substation in Mohave Valley and replaced it with a new transformer to continue to address reliability and load growth for the future. Community News, Press Releases December 12, 2022 at 5:57 p.m. Winter Snowstorm Causes MEC Outage At 6:37 p.m. Sunday, December 11, Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) members in the eastern service area lost power due to an extreme snowstorm. The heavy snowfall and wind broke a crossarm on MEC’s 69KV sub-transmission line to the Nelson Substation. This outage affected 483 members in the Peach Springs, Grand Canyon Caverns, Supai, and Pica areas. Community News, Press Releases November 16, 2022 at 5:25 p.m. High Winds Cause Power Line Damage High winds continue to be a nuisance to MEC’s service area. This time, the wind blew an energized piece of equipment into another piece of equipment causing damage to the electric line. Crews deenergized the circuit to make repairs to the line and equipment, restoring power to all members at 6:54am. Community News November 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Massive Storm Results in Widespread Damage CEO Tyler Carlson praises employee efforts and aid from Arizona’s electric cooperatives while thanking MEC members for their support and endurance Community News November 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. MEC Presents $50k Grant to Fire Department for Solar Mohave Electric Cooperative presented a ceremonial check for $50,000 to the Bullhead City Fire Department on 8/3/2022 to represent the completion of the MEC Solar Initiative for the Community project at Bullhead City Fire Station 5. Community News November 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Transforming Arizona’s Power Portfolio Cooperatives’ most valuable resource, their people, help in the quest to diversify generation Community News October 31, 2022 at 2:53 p.m. MEC Awards $5K SunWatts Education Grants to Local Educators Mohave Electric Cooperative has awarded three Education Grants in 2022 as a continuing show of support for renewable energy education. Community News September 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Mohave Electric Announces New Chief Financial Officer Mohave Electric Cooperative first welcomed Tyler (Ty) Elizabeth Weldon to MEC’s accounting department in 2017. Community News September 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Supporting the Member Cooperatives We Serve Arizona Generation and Transmission Cooperatives gives back to member communities Community News July 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Mohave Electric Cooperative Awards $3,600 in Grants to Teachers Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) awarded eighteen $200 classroom grants to educators in need of financial assistance in making classroom learning more engaging. Community News July 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. 2022 Mohave Electric Scholarship Winners MEC gives local students $5,000 with new scholarship program Community News, Press Releases June 15, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. $5,000 Grant open to educators Community News, Press Releases June 8, 2022 at 8:49 a.m. BEWARE OF MULTIPLE SCAMS A new scam was recently brought to Mohave Electric Cooperative’s attention where individuals were door knocking and claiming to follow up on letters that were supposedly sent to their homes from MEC. This is a scam, and the residents live in areas not serviced by MEC. Community News, Press Releases June 3, 2022 at 3:38 p.m. MEC Gives $5,000 with New Scholarship Program Mohave Electric Cooperative is proud to announce two student winners for MEC’s brand new 2022 Scholarship Program. Community News May 5, 2022 at 3:57 p.m. DELIVERY TRUCK STRIKES POWER LINE A delivery truck tore down a power line, shaking poles and causing two other lines to collapse, resulting in an outage at 5:30 pm Tuesday evening, May 3, for multiple Mohave Electric Cooperative members. The outage took place at Laguna in the Mohave Valley area. Community News May 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. MEC Receives National Accolades for Fiber Project Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) received the prestigious Cooperative Purpose Award March 7, 2022 at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA)’s PowerXchange. Community News May 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Making Accidents Disappear Magician Scott Davis uses comedy and tricks to teach students electrical safety. Community News May 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Dress Rehearsal of Cosmic Proportions Boeing practices Starliner spacecraft capsule landing at Willcox Playa Community News, Press Releases April 24, 2022 at 8:17 p.m. MEC Awards $3,600 in Grants to Teachers Community News, Press Releases April 22, 2022 at 8:06 p.m. MEC Warns of Potential Member Scams Community News March 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. 2022 Washington Youth Tour Winners MEC would like to formally congratulate 2022 Washington Youth Tour winners Evan Brooks, Catrina Duncan, Marshul Sheehan, and Ian Weiss. Community News March 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. MEC’s Classroom Grants Program Over 15 years ago, Mohave Electric started our Classroom Grants program. Community News March 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. A Major Undertaking Transformer changeout involves meticulous planning and flawless execution Community News January 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Celebrating One Year of Fiber Construction MEC’s broadband project is on track to serve all members Community News January 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. Planned Outages: A Matter of Safety MEC communicates with members by automated phone messages and email to notify about a planned outage. Community News January 1, 2022 at 7 a.m. The New Faces of MEC’s Management Team Two new employees bring community and industry expertise to Mohave Electric. Community News November 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Time Encapsulated MEC’s tenured team reflects on the past Community News November 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Mohave Electric Cooperative Celebrated Its 75th Annual Meeting The annual meeting moved to Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse for the first time with great success. Community News September 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Mohave Electric and TWN Celebrate First Fiber-Optic Broadband Connections The first fiber connections have been made. Community News September 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Operation Cool Shade Operation Cool Shade trees enhance the look of your home and yard while saving energy dollars. Community News September 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Attention High School Juniors: Washington Youth Tour Returns Applications and a 300 to 500 word essay are due by October 8, 2021. Community News July 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. MEC Employees ‘Talk Shop’ Two-man team keeps co-op motor pool running smoothly Community News July 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Capital Credits: Sharing the Benefits of Co-op Membership $1,667,557.52 in capital credits returned to MEC members in 2021. Community News July 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. New Solar Structures Added Our Administrative Office in Bullhead City has undergone a major improvement that might catch your eye as you arrive. Community News July 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Co-op Strong MEC team stands together to serve the community during pandemic. Community News May 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. See Something, Say Something Beware of salespeople claiming cooperative affiliation Community News May 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. The Line Workers of Mohave Electric Cooperative April was National Line Worker appreciation month, and Mohave Electric is grateful for our staff! Community News May 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Small Donations Make a Big Impact MEC supports our community and participates in multiple programs to assist our members. Community News May 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. Storytelling in the Digital Age Are you ready to enjoy our storytelling in a new way? Community News April 26, 2021 at 2:18 p.m. Hualapai Outage Information Information about the outages caused by fire in Hualapai mountains Community News January 3, 2021 at 12:09 p.m. Operation Cool Shade Hot sales power cool savings at MEC’s annual tree sale in November. Community News January 3, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. Mohave Electric Cooperative Honors Veterans At Mohave Electric, we have the utmost pride for our country and those who have served this country. Community News January 3, 2021 at 11:57 a.m. The Talk Around Town With TWN Plans are in motion and fiber is already being laid in the ground and hung on the poles. Community News December 14, 2020 at 11:43 a.m. Parade of Lights MEC participated in the 2020 Parade of Lights! Community News November 25, 2020 at 1:22 p.m. TWN Construction updates! Make-ready work under way as fiber installation is near. Community News December 20, 2019 at 7 a.m. Desert Valley School Educator Wins $5K Grant In its continuing support of education, Mohave Electric Cooperative has awarded the 2019 $5K Education Grant to Wendy Hardy of Desert Valley School in Bullhead City. Community News December 10, 2019 at 7 a.m. 21st Annual Boombox Parade Lights of every color shone brightly in Bullhead City on Friday night during the 21st annual Boombox Parade.