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Sturgeon and Hardy earn CCC designation

Jade Sturgeon, communications representative at Butler Rural Electric Cooperative, and Mindy Hardy, communications specialist at South Central Power, recently earned their Certified Cooperative Communicator...

Economic partners: Co-ops spur growth in their communities

Dave Buschur and his wife, Danielle, had financing help from Midwest Electric when they decided to expand their business in the Marion Industrial Park in Mercer County. Dave Buschur saw the opportunity for...

Independently working together

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Without exception, electric cooperatives throughout the state of Ohio are proud, ingrained resources for the communities they serve. Of...

Cooperative interns: Building a career

Everyone has to start somewhere, career-wise. Many times, that means internships for those who are trying to sort out possible paths. For decades, explorers who have come into an internship at an electric...

Rehberg named Touchstone Energy Brand Champion

Janet Rehberg, right, received the Touchstone Energy Brand Champion award from Lynn Moore, center, executive director of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives. Also receiving the Brand Champion Award were Kelly...

George retires as Cardinal manager, Schunn takes reins

Chuck George, retiring plant manager at Cardinal Station, was recognized last week for his service to Cardinal and Ohio's electric co-ops. After eight years, Chuck George served his last day as plant...

Cardinal Power Plant reaches historic milestone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.430.7872 phiggins@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Cardinal Operating Company, managing agent of the of Cardinal Power Plant, announced today that the...

Exercising your privilege to vote

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives On Tuesday, May 8, Ohio opens the polls for registered voters to exercise the privilege of free selection in party primaries; to make your...

Co-op leaders cover priority issues on Capitol Hill

Earlier this month, representatives from Ohio cooperatives discussed policy issues including the farm bill, rural broadband expansion, and pension reform with members of Ohio's congressional delegation,...

Twenty-four students receive OEC Children of Members Scholarships

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives held its annual statewide Children of Members Scholarship competition on Tuesday in Columbus. Twenty-four high school seniors representing each of the Ohio-based electric...