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Be E3 Smart logo contest winners awarded

North Western Electric Cooperative's Pearl Rakes and Hilltop Middle School students Bryce Buehrer and Ella Calvin Ohio's electric co-ops and the Ohio Energy Project awarded the winners of the annual Be E3...

Washington Electric’s David Miller passes away

Miller David P. Miller, 67, chairman of the board at Washington Electric Cooperative and a trustee of Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, passed away on April 9. Miller is survived by his wife of 46...

O’Loughlin discusses electric co-ops on Town Hall Ohio

Pat O'Loughlin and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's Dale Arnold discuss the history of electric co-ops and the state of the electric industry on Town Hall Ohio. Depending on your location, tune in on...

OEC, South Central, Butler earn Service Excellence Four-Star status

Last month, Ohio's Electric Cooperatives, South Central Power Company, and Butler Rural Electric Cooperative received national recognition from Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives for earning Service Excellence...

Six Ohio co-ops recognized in Spotlight on Excellence awards

Six Ohio co-ops won a total of seven awards in this year's NRECA Spotlight on Excellence competition. Spotlight on Excellence recognizes the outstanding work done by electric co-op communication and...

Fallen Linemen license plate available on March 14

The "Honoring Fallen Linemen" license plate will be available beginning March 14. Ohio residents will soon be able to honor fallen linemen with a new license plate. Starting March 14, the "Honoring...

North Western member Gertrude Studer passes away at 109

Darin Thorp, right, president and CEO of North Western Electric Cooperative, says hello to member Gertrude Studer at a recent co-op annual meeting. This year's North Western annual meeting will be in the...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperative network returns more than $31 million to members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.430.7872 phiggins@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s electric cooperative network, comprised of 24 not-for-profit, consumer-owned cooperatives...

OEC hires Schmauder as accounting manager

Schmauder Ohio's Electric Cooperatives (OEC) hired Alex Schmauder as its new accounting manager in January. Prior to joining OEC, he worked in public accounting at Ernst & Young, and most recently...

Smith takes over as CEO of Union Rural Electric

Smith Anthony Smith assumed the role of president and CEO of Union Rural Electric on Feb. 1. Smith has served as vice president of engineering and Honda affairs since 2007, and has been with URE since...