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Cut the chill: Tips for winter comfort

While a fireplace may warm a small area of your home, it can also suck heated air from the room out through the chimney. Always close the fireplace flue when a fire is not burning. Also, during the winter,...

On the job: Schunn takes reins at Cardinal

Bethany Schunn, plant manager for Cardinal Power Plant (Photo by Paul Giannamore) Story (exerpted) and photo used by permission from the (Steubenville) Herald-Star Bethany Schunn is a chemist by trade....

Taking charge of Cardinal

Cardinal Power Plant in Brilliant, Ohio Fifty years ago, when two generating units at Cardinal Power Plant were first placed into operation, Buckeye Power was a newly minted generation cooperative, formed...

Do skylights mean sky-high energy bills?

Well-placed skylights can brighten rooms that lack daylight. Kitchens and dining rooms cry out for natural light, and lots of folks consider installing skylights to bring that outside world indoors and...

World record-setter on display at Farm Science Review

Visitors to the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Education Center at the 2018 Farm Science Review will get to check out the world-record-holding Buckeye Bullet battery-powered vehicle, as well as lots of...

Back to school

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Schools around the state are back in session, and your electric cooperative has some educational opportunities coming up as well. One of...

Keeping the connection: Co-ops find new ways to communicate

Credit: Getty Images Somewhere among the archives belonging to Pioneer Electric Cooperative in Piqua is buried a postcard from a member notifying the cooperative that the power was out at his...

The Cooperative Difference

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives There's plenty that separates an electric cooperative from a typical electric utility. Though we provide essentially the same service to...

Economic partners: Co-ops spur growth in their communities

Dave Buschur and his wife, Danielle, had financing help from Midwest Electric when they decided to expand their business in the Marion Industrial Park in Mercer County. Dave Buschur saw the opportunity for...

Independently working together

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Without exception, electric cooperatives throughout the state of Ohio are proud, ingrained resources for the communities they serve. Of...