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Cleaning your footprint

Electric co-ops have pioneered community solar programs, where members subscribe to a community project and the co-op installs a large array that is much less costly per kilowatt than smaller rooftop...

Dedicated to service

The Touchstone Energy brand alliance has been serving America's electric co-ops for 20 years. In the early days of mining gold, miners rubbed their ore against a small tablet of slate or schist — a...

Pitching in: Co-op crews head south again

Ohio co-op linemen made a second trip to the southeast United States to help co-ops recover from tropical weather. The 2018 hurricane season was a busy one in the southern part of the United States and, as...

Letters from Youth Tour

Youth Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for high school sophomores and juniors from electric cooperative families. Every year, more than 1,800 delegates from across the country meet in the nation's...

Winter is coming

Credit: Getty Images The reliable delivery of electricity to our homes and businesses is always important. We understand that even the slightest interruption of power supply is inconvenient — possibly...

Efficient holiday lighting

Efficient holiday lights can save more money for presents. It's a shame that holiday lighting can lead to higher energy bills, but the good news is that there are strategies to let you save money without...

Stories of service

Tony Willis, Logan County Electric Cooperative Electric cooperatives across Ohio join the nation this month in honoring veterans of the U.S. armed forces — America's courageous protectors, defenders, and...

What we’re thankful for

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Almost daily, I find myself disappointed, even upset, with the words and actions of people in leadership positions — politicians,...

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....