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Ohio co-op network returns more than $32 million to members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Magen Howard 614.430.7833 mhoward@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's electric cooperative network announced today that, in 2017, its 24 not-for-profit, consumer-owned...

Buckeye Power receives approval to assume operational control of Cardinal

Buckeye Power announced Friday that it has received approval from the Rural Utilities Service and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to assume operational control of Cardinal Generating Station, Mone...

Gatchell joins OEC accounting and finance team

Gatchell Avery Gatchell has been named staff accountant at Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Gatchell will assist Buckeye Power in accounting, financial reporting, invoicing, taxes, and budgeting for its...

Ralph Luffler, former South Central Power CEO, passes away

Luffler Ralph Luffler, former president and CEO of South Central Power, recently passed away 19 at the age of 71. Luffler joined South Central Power in 1978 and retired in 2012. He is survived by...

Helfrich, Austin join OEC to form new legal department

Helfrich, Austin Kurt Helfrich and Michael Austin have been named general counsel and senior counsel, respectively, at Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Together, Helfrich and Austin form OEC's new internal...

Rathod named project engineer

Rathod Satish Rathod has joined Ohio's Electric Cooperatives as project engineer. In his position, Rathod will assist with the development and updating of Buckeye Power's construction work plan, and...

OEC CEO wins national leadership award for communication innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.430.7872 phiggins@ohioec.org PALM DESERT, Calif. – Pat O’Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, today was recognized for his...

Dhondt hired as shared safety and regulatory consultant

Dhondt Michael Dhondt recently joined the safety and loss team at Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives as shared safety and regulatory consultant. Dhondt will be providing safety and regulatory services to...

Firelands Trustee Kreager passes away

Kreager Firelands Electric Cooperative District 2 Trustee Lowell Kreager passed away on December 6 following a short illness. He had served on the cooperative’s board of trustees for more than 31...

Schunn, Napier promoted at OEC

Schunn, Napier Ohio's Electric Cooperatives recently promoted Bethany Schunn and Chris Napier to Cardinal transition manager and Central Ohio Lineworker Training (COLT) instructor, respectively. In her...