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Pioneer’s McMaken wins national strategic communications award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjVlTLBIWL0 Nanci McMaken, chief communications officer at Pioneer Electric Cooperative, has been awarded the 2020 LaBerge Award for Excellence in Strategic...

O’Loughlin appointed interim director on EPRI board

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives, was named an interim director on the Electric Power Research Institute...

North Western gains new territory and potential load growth

North Western Electric Cooperative (NWEC) recently gained four new service territories in Williams County — including Northwest Township's Mid-Toll area off the Ohio Turnpike — currently being reallocated...

OEC awards 24 scholarships to children of cooperative members

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives awarded 24 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in its annual Children of Members Scholarship competition. Students from member households representing each of the...

COVID-19 outbreak highlights need for high-speed internet in rural Ohio

Miller With employees across the state working from home and schools closed through the end of April, the lack of high-speed internet access in rural areas has put many Ohio families at a significant...

O’Loughlin featured in Public Utilities Fortnightly roundtable on FERC rule

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Ohio's Electric Cooperatives President and CEO Pat O'Loughlin was one of 10 electric cooperative utility executives who participated in...

Ohio’s electric cooperatives suspending disconnections for non-payment

Ohio's electric cooperatives are committed to the health and safety of our members and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. All 24 Ohio-based electric cooperatives are temporarily suspending...

Project Ohio returns safely after Guatemalan border closure prompts early departure

https://youtu.be/rPfWsK5fLEc https://youtu.be/kI-c7bZu-Xw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJ1U_1ALy24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjn-tpfqbpk The closure of the Guatemalan border on March 16...

OEC, four co-ops win Spotlight on Excellence awards

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives and four distribution cooperatives won a total of 10 awards in the Spotlight on Excellence awards. Spotlight on Excellence recognizes the outstanding work done by electric co-op...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current: March 2020

Photo: JLL/NorthPointe Development Northwest Ohio Logistics Park is ready to roll! NorthPoint Development is preparing to build a logistics park adjacent to the CSX Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal....