NERC 2024 Summer Reliability Assessment

COLUMBUS, OH-The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) released its summer assessment of electric reliability and Ohio is at low-risk for demand exceeding supply.

OEC President and CEO Testifies in Support of Ohio SR 296 Denouncing EPA Power Plant Rule

COLUMBUS, OH-Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives’ President and CEO Pat O’Loughlin testified before the Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee May 7, 2024, in support of S.R. No.

Ohio electric cooperative leaders at the State Capitol

COLUMBUS, OH-Leaders of Ohio cooperatives across the state converged at the Statehouse May 8, 2024,  for OEC’s annual Day at the Statehouse.

Ohio and 26 other states sue U.S. EPA over power plant rules

COLUMBUS, OH—Ohio’s Attorney General along with 26 other states, and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association filed lawsuits Thursday, May 9, to block the EPA’s power plant rules released this w


A unique storage cart for material and tools to frame poles in the shop, fabricated by Clint Patterson of Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative.
Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative's storage cart being put to use in the shop.
Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative's storage cart being put to use by lineworkers in the shop.

If you remember our second issue of SAFELINES back in August of 2023, we highlighted Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative’s storage organizer that was able to hold their hi