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Russell Stover Earns $95,000 Capital Credit Retirement

For more than 40 years Russell Stover has been satisfying the sweet tooths of the Uncompahgre Valley. Last week, the candy manufacturer received a treat of their own when Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) presented them with a $95,858.25 capital credit retirement check.

Hotchkiss Meats Experiences the Cooperative Difference, Receives Capital Credit Retirement

Although officially incorporated as a business in 1983, Hotchkiss Meats has been processing local livestock and game in the North Fork Valley for more than 50 years. The family-owned business has been passed down through the generations and is now owned and operated by Terry and Pam Neville.

DMEA is Dishing Up Your Slice of the Co-op Pie!

Capital Credits Retirement Checks Coming This Month

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members will receive approximately $2,000,000 in capital credit retirement checks this month. The DMEA board approved a $2.6 million capital credit retirement during their October meeting.

DMEA Supports Efficiency, Festivities at 2015 Garden of Lights

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is proud to support the Montrose Botanical Society’s 2015 Garden of Lights. The local cooperative is supporting the annual holiday festivity for the second year in a row. This year’s event will once again feature only LED holiday lights, plus elaborate light displays, hot chocolate, horse-drawn wagon rides, live caroling, and Mr. and Mrs. Clause.

Application Period Open for DMEA Scholarship Program

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is now accepting applications for their 2016 academic scholarship program. Applicants must be dependents of a DMEA member and planning to enroll in or be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university, or vocational school. Applications are available online here. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 29, 2016.

DMEA Issues First Variable Speed Drive Rebate

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) recently issued the first variable speed drive rebate in the cooperative’s history. Randy Meaker of Montrose installed a 50-horsepower variable speed drive pump on his irrigation system, which resulted in a $2,350 rebate from DMEA. For Meaker, the rebate was just icing on the cake when compared to the environmental benefits he hopes to achieve.

DMEA November Member Forums Focus on Efficiency

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will host two member forums next month that will highlight the co-op’s programs and services designed to help members reduce their energy use. The forums are scheduled for Monday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. at Orchard City Town Hall, 9661 2100 Road, Austin, CO, and Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 p.m. at Hotchkiss Memorial Hall, 175 N. 1stStreet, Hotchkiss, CO. Free dessert and refreshments will be served. All members who attend will receive a $10 bill credit.

DMEA Accepting Applications for Summer Youth Leadership Programs

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is accepting applications for their 2016 summer youth leadership programs. DMEA will sponsor one student to attend the National Rural Electric Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. and three students to attend the Colorado Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp near Steamboat Springs, CO. Each program is all-expenses-paid.

Centennial 8th Graders Get Crash Course in Hydropower

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) welcomed 200 eighth grade students from Centennial Middle School to the South Canal hydroelectric power plant on October 15, 2015. The field trip capped off a lesson in hydroelectric generation, bringing the textbook to life.

Winter Season Hours in Effect for time-of-use rate Sept. 25

The winter season schedule for on-peak and off-peak hours for DMEA's time-of-use rate will be in effect beginning September 25, 2015. Depending on your billing cycle, your winter season hours may not take effect until October 6, 2015.


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