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Midwest Electric, Paulding Putnam sponsor Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te6yw7b7oXs Midwest Electric and Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative have partnered to become affiliates for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and Ohio Governor’s...

Ohio Cooperative Living wins three Willies Awards

Ohio Cooperative Living has been recognized with three awards of merit in the 2020 Willies Awards. Pat O’Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, earned an award for his...

OEC partners with Ohio secretary of state, ag director on election video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAr-DPk9ZtY In partnership with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Director of the Ohio Department Agriculture Dorothy Pelanda, Ohio's Electric Cooperatives produced an...

Twenty-two Ohio co-ops earn 5-Star designation from NRECA

Twenty-two Ohio electric co-ops, including 21 distribution cooperatives and Ohio's Electric Cooperatives, have now been named 5-Star Co-ops by NRECA's Co-ops Vote program. The 5-Star Co-op Program...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current: August 2020

Ohio’s robust economic development activity demands a healthy inventory of speculative sites and buildings. Although created before the coronavirus pandemic, two Ohio site development accelerator grant...

Butler Rural Electric appoints Wolfenbarger general manager

Wolfenbarger Butler Rural Electric Cooperative’s board of trustees has named Tom Wolfenbarger general manager of the organization. Wolfenbarger started his career at Butler Rural Electric Cooperative...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current: June 2020

The Project Ohio team worked through the pandemic for rural development in Guatemala. In March 2020, 16 lineworkers from electric co-ops across the state volunteered for a two-week trip to a rural,...

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...