Join MEA

Determine your membership category

MEA is an organization-based association. We welcome all employees of a member company as our members. The following types of companies are eligible for membership in MEA.

Gas and/or Electric Distribution

Any organization engaged in sales or distribution of natural gas, liquefied petroleum, or electricity to the public end-user.


Any organization engaged in transporting or gathering gas or electricity for ultimate local distribution or direct industrial use: Transmission, Midstream or Generation.

Full Associate

Vendors, manufacturers, and distributors (non-contractor suppliers) who wish to maximize their networking.

Associate Contractor

Contractor companies serving the natural gas and electric utilities.

Large contractor members in good standing may be able to take advantage of the MEA Super Contractor program for further reduced rates to EnergyU.

Associate Exhibitor

Vendors or manufacturers that fit the associate (full) membership criteria, but only* wish to take advantage of member pricing to exhibit at the Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit and Electric Operations Technical & Leadership Summit.

*Registration for other events, EnergyU subscriptions, and other offerings are charged at the non-member rate.

Associate Partner in Education

Local unions, post-secondary education institutions, and industry education centers may join as Partners in Education.

Associate Marketer/Producer

Companies interested in addressing energy market issues and networking with distribution companies to build business relationships.

Just need to access MEA EnergyU?

You do not have to be an MEA member to access EnergyU for online training, testing, badges, and evaluations. Subscriptions to EnergyU are offered on a per person license fee and include your choice of one or more of our seven course libraries for one year.

How many licenses do you need? Depending on the number of EnergyU licenses you need, it may be beneficial to join MEA as a member.

  • 1 – 20 licenses:  Enroll in EnergyU without MEA membership.
  • 21 or more licenses:  Join MEA as a member first. Then enroll in EnergyU at a reduced member rate.