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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...

OEC, Cardinal Operating Company welcome co-op members to power plant

Members and guests from Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative and 18 other electric cooperatives visited Cardinal Power Plant for an in-depth tour of the world-class facility. Co-op members, employees,...

Ohio co-ops successfully aid Florence recovery

Crews from Ohio cooperatives helped restore power to members of South River EMC and Lumbee River EMC in southern North Carolina this week. (Photo courtesy of Pioneer Electric Cooperative) Fifty-four...

Cardinal Power Plant reaches historic safety milestone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.460.7872 phiggins@cardinalopco.com BRILLIANT, Ohio — Cardinal Operating Company, managing agent of the of Cardinal Power Plant, announced today that...

OEC and Touchstone Energy organize service project for Columbus residents

Volunteers made 750 paracord "survival" bracelets to benefit Operation Gratitude at last week's service event in Columbus. On September 5, hundreds of electric cooperative trustees, CEOs, and employees...

Columbus hosts NRECA Regions 1 and 4 meeting

Tom McQuiston, board president of Butler Rural Electric Cooperative and Ohio's director on the NRECA board, welcomed attendees to the Regions 1 and 4 meeting on September 6. The Buckeye State hosted...