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Wind Knocks Out Power Lines

Evening Outage for DMEA Members east and north of Delta

MAY 16, 2017 – Approximately 1,158 Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members experienced an early evening power outage yesterday, May 15, 2017, when high winds snapped power poles along Highway 92. Three poles near the intersection of HWY 92 and 1800 Road broke, bringing down the power line serving the area.

DMEA Board Candidates Run Unopposed, Election Called Off

MAY 12, 2017 - Three Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members completed the necessary steps to be declared official candidates for the co-op’s 2017 election. Each candidate is running unopposed in his respective district. As a result, DMEA’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to cancel the 2017 election in accordance with the co-op’s bylaws. DMEA’s bylaws state, “If no contest exists for any board positions to be filled, then at the direction of the board the election may be canceled.”  The official candidates are as follows:

Delta-Montrose Electric Association Launches Elevate Fiber and Wins National Communication Competition

MAY 10, 2017 – Delta-Montrose Electric Association is the 2017 recipient of the Edgar F. Chesnutt Award for Best Total Communication Program, the highest honor in the Spotlight on Excellence Awards program. 

Special Meeting of the DMEA Board of Directors May 9

MAY 3, 2017 - The Delta-Montrose Electric Association Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on May 9, 2017 at DMEA’s Montrose Headquarters Office, 11925 6300 Rd., Montrose, CO 81401 to discuss the cancelation of the 2017 Director Elections.

Click here to view the agenda. 

DMEA Wraps Up The Morning Buzz in Montrose

Public welcome at DMEA for Buckhorn coffee and Pine Cone pastries.

APRIL 21, 2017 – Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is wrapping up their 2017 Morning Buzz events next Friday, April 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at DMEA, 11925 6300 Road. The co-op is hosting the event in their Elevate Experience Center and multipurpose room at their Montrose office. The public is invited to attend and enjoy free coffee from the Buckhorn Coffee Cart and breakfast treats from Pine Cone Catering.

Orchard City Welcomes Elevate Fiber

Live service now available in parts of Payne, Austin, Cory, & Orchard City

MARCH 31, 2017 – Elevate Fiber, powered by DMEA, kicked off in-home installations in Orchard City last week. This is the second zone within DMEA’s service territory to have access to Elevate’s fiber network and gigabit internet speeds. Last fall, a portion of Paonia became the first area to receive service from Elevate. Now, more than 500 customers are surfing, streaming, working, and playing on the fastest internet connection in town.

Don’t Get Burned by Unsafe Preparation

MARCH 28, 2017 – While controlled burns are an important tool in Western Colorado for managing and restoring natural areas, Delta-Montrose Electric Association is asking members to take extra precaution when burning near power poles or other parts of the power system.

DMEA to Begin Pole Inspections in Montrose Area

MARCH 10, 2017 – Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will immediately begin inspecting power poles in southwest Montrose. The inspections are expected to last throughout the spring. DMEA is contracting with SBS Inspections to conduct the work.

What’s the Buzz in Delta County?

DMEA and Elevate Fiber to Host The Morning Buzz in Hotchkiss, Cedaredge, Paonia
FEBRUARY 21, 2017 – Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is bringing the Morning Buzz to Delta County. The co-op is hosting three of their popular morning coffee events during the months of March and April. The public is invited to join the co-op for coffee and breakfast at any of the following locations between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m.

Reduce Your Energy Use, Get Money Back

DMEA Launches 2017 Energy Efficiency Programs
FEBRUARY 17, 2017 - Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) has launched its 2017 energy efficiency and conservation programs, all designed to help members reduce their energy consumption and lower their bills. This year’s offerings once again include the popular Energy Star appliance rebates, LED lighting, and heating and cooling systems.

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