As farmworkers return to the fields, we urge everyone to be alert to the dangers of working near overhead power lines. Follow these helpful tips to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you!
2,025,012,723 kilowatt-hours. That’s a lot of energy! In this case, it’s the electricity cooperative members like you are projected to save as a whole through their investment to date in energy efficiency upgrades and equipment through the Take Control & Save (TC&S) energy efficiency program that is provided by Associated Electric Cooperative (AECI) and local cooperatives served by AECI, like Macon Electric Cooperative.
Trevor Bax of Macon Electric Cooperative recently became certified as a Journeyman Lineman by completing the academic requirements of the four-year apprentice lineman training program.
Safety comes first at Missouri’s electric cooperatives. That’s why Macon Electric Cooperative participated in a rigorous effort to comply with all safety regulations through a program sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
In the midst of winter storm season, Macon Electric Cooperative urges all drivers to be safe when traveling and to take extra care when the roads become snow-covered or icy.
After a short night of rest, lineworkers at electric cooperatives affected by Winter Storm Gia turned the tide on outages today with some help from fresh crews from systems located outside the storm’s path.
Electric cooperatives out of harm’s way sent additional crews to assist those facing outages in the wake of Winter Storm Gia, which dumped heavy snow across Missouri. At its peak, the storm caused nearly 20,000 outages scattered around the state.
The Macon Electric Foundation was happy to award the Bevier C-4 Music Department with a grant for $500 to purchase music and instruments for the elementary classes.
The Macon Electric Foundation was happy to award the Macon Area Career and Technical Center with a grant for $500 to purchase Chromebooks for the counseling department.
The Macon Electric Foundation was happy to award the North Shelby Elementary school with a grant for $495 to purchase 30 micro-bit Go Bundles, which are pocket-sized computers that would allow students to get creative with digital technology, as well as provide the teachers with an effective way to teach coding and STEM in their classrooms.