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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...

USDA announces details for Rural e-Connectivity pilot program

USDA Rural Development will begin accepting the first round of applications for the Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program on April 23 through the program's website. In March 2018, Congress provided $600...

Midwest Electric, Paulding Putnam to consider merger

The boards of Midwest Electric and Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) have voted to conduct a comprehensive study of consolidating the two organizations. If the study results are positive and both...

Ohio electric co-op network returns more than $34 million to consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Magen Howard 614.430.7833 mhoward@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s electric cooperative network announced today that, in 2018, its 24 not-for-profit, consumer-owned...

Three students receive scholarships from Line Supervisors

Kaylee Harrison, Kerri Wagner, and Sierra Williams received first, second, and third place, respectively, in the Ohio Line Supervisors Association (OLSA) Scholarship competition. OLSA is an association of...

Eight receive Louise Freeland Scholarships from OEC

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives rewarded eight high school seniors for exceptional academic achievement in the Louise Freeland Scholarship competition, held February 26. Named in honor of a long-time employee...