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The City of Russell is Hiring Electric Journeyman Lineman!

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time Certified Journeyman Lineman position.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

The City of Russell is Hiring Electric Distribution Superintendent

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time Electric Distribution Superintendent position.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

Back to Normal?

On the heels of the pandemic, the extreme February weather event was not the welcome we all wanted or needed to 2021. We would like to believe that things are moving slowly back to normal for all of us. Every utility throughout the Midwest was affected by Winter Storm Uri. Natural gas and electric utilities were most affected by this unwelcome event and the impact will be felt for years. Unfortunately, the result of this event falls on the shoulders of the rate payers.

Paying Less with Public Power

Electric prices and usage varies from state to state, and in most states, public power customers have the lowest rates and the smallest average bills compared with customers of other utility types.

KMEA Loaner Equipment

Fluke 1736 Power Logger The Fluke 1736 Three-phase Power Quality Loggers are versatile, three-phase Fluke Connect-compatible power loggers for conducting energy, load and power quality studies. Flir E 60 Infrared Camera The FLIR E60 thermal imager offers one of the most effective ways to keep your facility operating at peak performance, avoid expensive equipment failures, […]

New Transformer Installed in Garden City South Substation

On January 10, the City of Garden City received delivery of their 40 MVA power transformer. Installation began on January 11 at the Garden City South Substation along with instrumentation wiring in the control building. This is part of the Asset Purchase Agreement between Garden City, Wheatland Electric Cooperative, and the Sunflower Electric Power Corporation.

Remote Methane Leak Detector (RMLD)

The KMGA Equipment Loan Program provides members access to equipment resources to assist in the operations of their natural gas system.  KMGA currently has a Remote Methane Leak Detector (RMLD) that is available for KMGA members to use at no cost to your city.