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OEC’s S.A.F.E. Talks featured in RE Magazine

Dwight MillerDirector of Safety and Loss Control The Ohio's Electric Cooperatives safety and loss department's weekly briefings were featured in the January issue of RE Magazine. OEC's Stop And Focus...

OEC and AEP improve Muskingum County electric transmission grid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Magen Howard 614.430.7833 mhoward@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — In an effort to improve electric service reliability, Ohio's Electric Cooperatives and American Electric...

OEC appears on ‘Good Day Columbus’ to give back to local families

OEC Manager of Communications and Member Services Magen Howard appeared on the December 23 edition of WTTE FOX 28's "Good Day Columbus." Howard presented cash donations to three Columbus-area families on...

Ohio co-op members top Touchstone Energy’s #WhoPowersYou contest

Pioneer Electric members Midge and Bob Custer were named grand-prize winners of the Touchstone Energy #WhoPowersYou competition. Bob and Midge Custer, members of Pioneer Electric Cooperative, were named...

Washington Electric awards lighting rebate to Noble Local Schools

Jack Bragg, center, former general manager of Washington Electric Cooperative, presented a $14,985 rebate check for lighting efficiency improvements to Noble Local School District Treasurer/CFO Trenda Rice...

Schunn serves on Women in Power discussion panel

Schunn Bethany Schunn, plant manager of Cardinal Power Plant, participated in a panel discussion on women in the power industry at POWER-GEN International in Orlando earlier this month. Schunn discussed...

Byrne, former CEO of Buckeye Power and OREC, passes away

Byrne Richard K. Byrne, former president and CEO of Buckeye Power and Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, recently passed away. Mr. Byrne served Ohio's co-ops in this role for 13 years, retiring in 2002....

Triplett named general manager of Washington Electric Cooperative

Triplett The Washington Electric Cooperative board of trustees has appointed Jeffrey M. Triplett as the cooperative's general manager/CEO. He succeeds Jack Bragg, who has accepted a position as president...

Former Carroll CEO Laizure passes

Laizure Harold Laizure, former CEO and general manager of Carroll Electric Cooperative, recently passed away at the age of 75. Laizure served Carroll Electric a total of 44 years – more than 10 of...

VanHoose named next general manager of Lorain-Medina, North Central

VanHoose Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative (LMRE) and North Central Electric Cooperative (NCE) have selected Edward VanHoose to serve as their next general manager. VanHoose, CEO of Clay Electric...