August 9 Presentations

8:00 a.m. Chairman’s Welcome, Invocation and Pledge | Dr. John Saxton, Chairman, Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc.

OurSolar Expansion
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OurSolar Expansion

Buckeye Power has more than doubled the size of its OurSolar project with the installation of nearly 8,000 new panels in a solar array near Findlay, Ohio.

U.S. Supreme Court

On June 30, the U.S.

Delegates at the U.S. Capitol Building
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Delegates touring the Battlefield at Gettysburg
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Delegates touring the U.S. Capitol Building
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Delegates meeting with elected officials

After two years off, NRECA’s Youth Tour was back in 2022 and Ohio co-ops sponsored 38 high school students to attend.

Campers learning from OEC's Ben Wilson
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Campers at the Robert P. Mone Plant
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Campers learning about the controls at a power plant

Pioneer Electric Cooperative hosted an experimental Energy Camp in June. This free, week-long day camp for students grades 4-6 was a first for the Cooperative.

Full group of attendees at the 2022 COLT Day
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Attendees at the 2022 COLT Day learning from Kyle Hoffman, COLT Manager
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Rep. McClain learning to pull a transformer up a pole
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North Central Electric General Manager Ed VanHoose talking with Rep. Stein during a pole setting demonstration at COLT

On June 9, legislators and leaders from Ohio’s electric cooperatives gathered at the Central Ohio Lineworker Training (COLT) facility in Mount Gilead to learn about COLT’s state-of-the-art programming.

Downed tree in Consolidated Cooperative territory
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Downed power line in Midwest Electric territory
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Downed tree in South Central Power territory
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Downed tree in South Central Power territory
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Downed tree in Consolidated Cooperative territory

Severe storms that occurred late on Monday, June 13, and into the early hours of Tuesday, June 14, have caused widespread outages across Ohio, including the territories of 22 of the state's 25 electric cooperatives.