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Barry Hart Honored with Conspicuous Service Medal

Barry Hart Honored with Conspicuous Service Medal

Barry Hart, CEO of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, was presented with the Missouri Conspicuous Service Medal by Adj. Gen. Steve Danner during the association’s annual meeting Oct. 11. He is only the second civilian to be presented with this medal in...

How To Prevent Electric Shock Drowning

How To Prevent Electric Shock Drowning

Each year, 3,800 people die from drowning. Electric shock drowning occurs when an electric current escapes boats, docks and lights near marinas, shocking nearby swimmers. There are no visible signs of current seeping into water, which makes this a hidden danger. The...

Don’t Waste. Insulate!

Don’t Waste. Insulate!

Properly insulating your home reduces heating and cooling costs, and improves comfort. R-values measure a material’s resistance to conductive heat flow. The higher the R-value rating, the greater the effectiveness of the insulation. Below are recommended...

A new push for rural jobs

A new push for rural jobs

by Barry Hart  |  bhart@amec.coop One of my favorite roles during my career in rural electrification has been working to bring new jobs to my community as an economic development professional. Electric cooperatives realized early on there was no point...

Important Electricity Terms to Know

As valued Member-Owners, Missouri Electric Cooperatives strive to provide stellar service in all aspects of our work for you. From our lineworkers out in the field to our team in offices across Missouri, we work hard so you don’t have to worry about what it...

Holiday Electrical Safety

'Tis the season for decking the halls and lighting up the tree!Part of the fun and festivity of the holiday season is decorating your home with a beautiful display of electric lights. However, electrical accidents typically increase during the holiday...

Can I Save Money By Installing a Wind Turbine?

Can I Save Money By Installing a Wind Turbine?

This question is being asked more and more as members are looking for ways to reduce energy costs. The answer is maybe, depending on many factors, and how fast you want to see a return on your investment.Start with energy efficiencyBefore installing a wind energy...

Natural Gas is Important in Mix of Resources

Since your Missouri Electric Cooperatives built its first natural gas power plant in 1999, gas has become an increasingly important generation fuel for members.The diversity of your Cooperatives' generation, coupled with flexible, negotiated fuel supply contracts,...

Your Extensive Guide to Electrical Safety

Learn how to keep you and your loved ones safe around electricityEach year, many people are injured or killed in and around their homes due to unsafe conditions that create fire and electrical shock hazards. Your Missouri Electric Cooperatives wanted to share...

Saving Energy in the Laundry Room

Whether you like it or not, the laundry has to happen! What our Member-Owners may not realize is how much your appliances might contribute to your electric bill. Your Missouri Electric Cooperatives shares helpful tips to savings in your laundry room.Find the right...

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