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TVA FCA Dips Down

(April 30, 2014)  —  For the first time in several months, the unit price for electricity will go down in May due to a Tennessee Valley Authority fuel cost adjustment decrease. For residential Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative members using 1200 kilowatt-hours of electricity, the decrease means paying about two dollars less for the month.  A complete rate schedule is available online.

Practical Pointers for National Electrical Safety Month

(May 1, 2014) — May is National Electrical Safety Month, and Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is joining with the Electrical Safety Foundation International to raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. This year’s campaign, “Back to the Basics,” challenges consumers to make home electrical safety assessments a priority.

Electric Meter Inspection Program in Hickman County

(April 22, 2014) — In ongoing efforts to improve service reliability, Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is conducting electric meter inspections in Hickman County. The task will take several months.

A contractor – in a clearly marked vehicle – will be conducting the inspections for MLEC. The evaluation typically takes a few minutes and only involves outside equipment with some occasional photographs for documentation. Therefore, the home or business owner does not need to be present.

Wireless coming to Lewis County Park

(April 17, 2014)It’s coming! Free, wireless hot spots in the Lewis County Memorial Park area will be available this summer as part of the MyMLEC Now – connecting you wirelessly test model. Offered through Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative, the access points will provide service in the park with the potential to reach adjoining areas.

Keep Your Green Thumb

(April 10, 2014) — Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative takes safety seriously and strives to be a source of information. As spring kicks into high gear and people are working in the yard, the cooperative shares the following safety tips:

  • Call before you dig. MLEC marks underground power lines with “WARNING” flags. For your safety, the flags ask you to contact MLEC before digging in the area.

Youth Leadership Summit

 

FCA April Increase

 (April 1, 2014)  —  The unit price for electricity will go up in April due to a Tennessee Valley Authority fuel cost adjustment increase. For residential Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative members using 1200 kilowatt-hours of electricity, the TVA increase means paying about eight-five cents more for the month.  A complete rate schedule is available here.

MLEC gets new look

(March 28, 2014) — To celebrate 75 years of service, Meriwether Lewi

MLEC reports phone scam

(March 18, 2014) — Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative wishes to alert the public about a phone scam reported by several members to its Houston County office. The caller identifies themselves as a third party calling on behalf of MLEC and TVA. The caller goes on to say electric service will be disconnected if payment is not made over the phone. Then, they provide a phone number for the business or homeowner to call and make a payment.

Byrd’s attend Young Leaders Conference

(March 13, 2014) — Craig and April Byrd of Perry County were sponsored by Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative to participate in the Young Leaders Conference Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22, at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin.

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