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Ohio co-op CEOs visit Capitol Hill to urge passage of RURAL Act

Co-op CEOs recently visited Capitol Hill to advocate for the RURAL Act. Nine Ohio electric co-op CEOs joined the OEC government affairs team for a visit to Washington, D.C., in late September. While on...

Cardinal hosts annual power plant tours

Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative members were among the more than 400 co-op members and guests who toured Cardinal Power Plant. Approximately 430 members, employees, and guests representing 14...

Jerry Kackley, former Guernsey-Muskingum general manager, passes away

Kackley Jerry Kackley, former general manager and CEO of Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, passed away September 3. Kackley retired from Guernsey-Muskingum in June after 26 years of service to...

Twenty graduate from COLT journeyman lineman program

Twenty linemen, representing electric cooperatives and municipal utilities, recently received the journeyman lineman designation from the Central Ohio Lineworker Training (COLT) program upon completion of the...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current: August 2019

Photo credit: Getty Images "If we can stay in the game longer, the more at-bats we get and the more likely we are to win the project," says Phil Smith, senior location solutions manager for JobsOhio. "Site...

Ohio electric co-ops break record in member satisfaction

Ohio's member-owned electric cooperatives set a new record for member satisfaction this year, achieving an average score of 85.3 in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). This surpasses the...

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,...