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OUTAGE UPDATE: Crews wrapping up last of Midwest Energy Cooperative outages

Posted June 26, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – Midwest Energy crews are wrapping up the last of the outages resulting from a series of storms that hit southwest Michigan this week. Crews first began battling outages Monday evening after a strong storm crossed southwest Michigan, leaving more than 6000 co-op members without power. With mutual aid help on Tuesday from […]

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OUTAGE UPDATE: Fewer than 100 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 26, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – At 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, fewer than 100 Midwest Energy Cooperative members are without power. Crews will remain in the field through the day until all service has been restored.  Outages can be viewed by zip code at our Outage Central site at http://ebill.teammidwest.com/oms/outageMap. The next update will be sent by 3:45 p.m. […]

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OUTAGE UPDATE: About 750 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power Wednesday morning

Posted June 26, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – At 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning about 750 Midwest Energy Cooperative members are without power. The majority of the outages are in the Three Rivers, Marcellus, Vicksburg and Cassopolis areas. Crews first began battling outages Monday evening after a strong storm crossed southwest Michigan, leaving more than 6000 co-op members without power. With […]

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OUTAGE UPDATE: Nearly 400 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – After a day of significant progress with outage restoration, a series of pop-up storms this evening has created new outages across the Midwest Energy Cooperative system. At 9:30 Tuesday nearly 400 members in southwest Michigan are without service, primarily in the Three Rivers, Marcellus and Vicksburg areas. Line crews will remain in […]

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OUTAGE UPDATE: 200 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – Great progress was made today in restoring power to Midwest Energy Cooperative members who were left without service after Monday evening’s fierce summer storm, and the subsequent storms that followed through the night. More than 6000 were left in the dark after the storms crossed southwest Michigan Monday evening. At 4 p.m. […]

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OUTAGE UPDATE: Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – About 2600 Midwest Energy Cooperative members remain without power at 11 a.m. Tuesday (June 25).  Crews have been working since the storm first hit Monday evening, cutting a wide path of damage across the southern part of the southwest Michigan service territory and taking out power to more than 6000 co-op members.  […]

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Outage update from Midwest Energy Cooperative

Posted June 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – About 3500 Midwest Energy Cooperative members remain without power at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday (June 25) after the first summer storm of the season crossed southwest Michigan Monday night, uprooting trees and downing power lines all across the southern portion of the cooperative’s service territory. Outages are widespread, spanning from Niles through Three […]

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6000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 24, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – About 6000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members are without power after the first summer storm of the season hit the region. Outages are widespread across the entire southern portion of the cooperative’s southwest Michigan service territory. Several crews are in the field tonight (Monday, June 24th) assessing damage and beginning restoration efforts, and […]

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News update: Midwest Energy Cooperative expects full storm restoration Friday evening

Posted June 14, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – Midwest Energy Cooperative crews have been in Covert since early Friday morning (June 14), tackling the area hardest hit by Wednesday night’s storm. While work still continues at this time, co-op officials expect all storm-related outages to be restored yet Friday evening. The storm, which hit late Wednesday night, caused massive destruction […]

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News update: 200 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power at 11 a.m. Friday

Posted June 14, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – This morning, Midwest Energy Cooperative crews have been tackling the area hardest hit by Wednesday night’s storm. One circuit serving about 200 cooperative members in Covert remains without service, and crews are focusing attention on clearing and rebuilding the heavily damaged area. More information on estimated final restoration times will be shared […]

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News update: 400 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power at 9:45 p.m. Thursday

Posted June 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – Small portions of Midwest Energy Cooperative’s service area were very hard hit by the late-night storm that blew into southwest Michigan overnight Wednesday, and several hundred members are still without power nearly 24 hours later. Co-op crews worked through the day on restoration, facing time- and labor-intensive rebuilding efforts after the storm […]

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News update: 1000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power at 4:30 p.m.

Posted June 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – Midwest Energy Cooperative crews continue restoration efforts this afternoon after strong, damaging storms blew into the southwest Michigan service area late Wednesday. About 1000 remain without service at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (June 13). Nearly 2000 members were without power in the immediate aftermath of the storm, which left downed power lines and […]

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Outage update: 2000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – About 2000 Midwest Energy Cooperative remain without power at 4:15 Thursday morning (June 13th) after strong storms blew into southwest Michigan late Wednesday. Transmission was lost to three substations, and there are many downed lines and trees and broken poles.  Crews continue restoration efforts. Outages are widespread, but primarily affecting the northern […]

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2000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted June 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – About 2000 Midwest Energy Cooperative members were without power at 12:15 a.m. Thursday (June 13) as a result of the heavy overnight storms. There are a number of feeders and line sections out, and crews have been dispatched and are beginning to work on restoration. Outages are widespread and scattered across the […]

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Transmission service restored at 4:20 a.m.

Posted March 4, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Cassopolis, MI – Transmission service to four Midwest Energy Cooperative substations was restored at about 4:20 a.m. Monday (March 4). An Indiana-Michigan Power transmission line serving four Cooperative substations went down around 7 p.m. Sunday, leaving 4800 members without power. Areas most heavily impacted included Mattawan, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft, Lawton, Vicksburg and Kalamazoo. Midwest Energy […]

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Car-pole accident causing power outages in Mattawan area

Posted January 28, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – An early morning car-pole accident has caused power outages for about 900 Midwest Energy Cooperative members in the Mattawan area. Crews have been on the scene for several hours and expect to have rebuilding completed and power restored by early afternoon. Midwest Energy Cooperative is a member-owned electric utility providing electric distribution […]

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News Update: Midwest Energy Cooperative outage status

Posted December 21, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Cassopolis, MI) – Midwest Energy Cooperative crews are wrapping up the last of the power outages at 9:30 Friday after Mother Nature delivered fierce winds with the first winter storm of the season. The final outages are scattered across the southwest Michigan service territory, and co-op officials expect to have all power restored tonight. More […]

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News Update: Midwest Energy Cooperative outage status

Posted December 21, 2012 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – At 4 p.m. Friday (December 21), about 120 Midwest Energy Cooperative members across southwest Michigan remain without service after Mother Nature delivered fierce winds with the first winter storm of the season. The majority of the outages are in Marcellus, Three Rivers and Dowagiac. More than 3000 members were without power through […]

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News Update: 3500 Midwest Energy Cooperative members without power

Posted December 21, 2012 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – At 11 a.m. Friday (December 21), about 3500 Midwest Energy Cooperative members across southwest Michigan and northern Indiana are without service as a result of strong winds brought in with the first winter storm of the season. Two substations are without service late Friday morning, impacting members in Dowagiac and Marcellus. The […]

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Winter storm winds cause power outages across southwest Michigan

Posted December 21, 2012 by Bruce Snook

(Cassopolis, MI) – The first winter storm of the season brought with it some extreme high winds, causing about 2500 power outages across Midwest Energy Cooperative’s southwest Michigan service territory. Transmission was lost to the Marcellus sub, accounting for nearly 1200 of those outages. The others are the result of line and other wind-related outages. […]

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