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EPA administrator: Agency delivering on its promise to replace Clean Power Plan

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives hosted EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, above, for a press event promoting the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy rule last week. Environmental Protection Agency...

Paulding Putnam Electric and Midwest Electric decide not to merge

Discussions about a merger between Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) and Midwest Electric will no longer move forward. The original concept was to reduce operating costs by streamlining the two...

Ohio’s electric co-ops support EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy rule

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives supports the finalization of the EPA's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. ACE marks a return to a technically and legally reasonable approach to emissions reduction...

Cardinal’s Schunn, Lee receive Patriot Award

Cardinal Operating Company's Bethany Schunn and Coty Lee were awarded this week with the Patriot Award. The Patriot Award, given under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994,...

Mone Plant staff supports Crestview Schools industrial arts program

The staff of the Robert P. Mone Plant has announced a $500 donation in support of the Crestview Schools industrial arts program. According to Chris Dunno, the plant's operations and maintenance technician...

South Central Power to construct new headquarters in Lancaster

South Central Power Company has announced plans to consolidate three central Ohio facilities into a single location in the Rock Mill Industrial Park in Lancaster, with a projected opening in 2021. Staff...

Freshman lawmakers visit Mid-Ohio Energy headquarters

Eight freshman members of the Ohio House of Representatives – representing urban, suburban, and rural districts, and both major parties – recently visited Mid-Ohio Energy in Kenton for a tour of the...

Ohio WiNUP members visit Cardinal Power Plant

Members of the Ohio WiNUP chapter received a tour of Cardinal Power Plant's Unit 3 this week. The Cardinal Power Plant hosted tours for 30 members of the Ohio chapter of the Women's International Network...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperative Current: May 2019

Photo credit: iStock Waterfront properties have a special attraction, especially during peak vacation season. But the 60-acre Powhatan #7 site on the Ohio River, which is owned by the Monroe County Port...

Twenty-three receive OEC Children of Members scholarships

Aleah Schrock, Rachel Partington, and Carson McCarthy received first, second, and third place, respectively, in the OEC Children of Members Scholarship competition. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives held its...