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Co-op Spotlight: Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative

Germany-based Grob Systems, served by Hancock-Wood, Grob makes machines and automation for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries. Serving more than 11,000 members in portions of 10...

Rural-to-suburban shift brings changes to electric co-ops

Suburban Columbus' growth is bringing changes to the electric co-ops that serve it. (Photo by Mike Cairns.) Since electric co-ops were first established during the 1930s, they have served mainly rural...

2020 vision: Another year of progress ahead

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Ohio's electric cooperatives are looking forward to another year of progress in 2020 toward our goal of providing you with safe,...

Are we there yet? A Youth Tour journey

Olivia Velasquez delivers her powerful speech to the delegates of the NRECA annual meeting — an experience that helped propel her to attend Harvard University. Olivia Velasquez grew up in Gilboa, a tiny,...

Co-op Spotlight: Washington Electric Cooperative

Seneca Lake serves as a border between Washington Electric and Guernsey-Muskingum Electric's territories. Washington Electric Cooperative lies in the hilly Appalachian region of southeastern Ohio. Though...

Another year better

Credit: Getty Images Your electric cooperative has no higher purpose than to provide its consumer-members with reliable and affordable electricity and to do so in a safe and environmentally responsible...

Co-op Spotlight: North Western Electric Cooperative

Bryan, Ohio, home of North Western Electric Cooperative, is also the home of Spangler Candy Company's Dum Dums lolipops. North Western Electric Cooperative (NWEC) is nestled in the northwestern corner of...

Co-ops care: Member-funded charitable programs

Mid-Ohio Energy helps the Kenton Little League ensure that every kid has a spot. After serving the Army in the Vietnam War in 1968–69, Bill Pike returned to his home near Greenfield to get on with a...

Co-ops care: Concern for community

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives One of the things I love about working for Ohio's electric cooperatives is the opportunity to see honest caring in action in the...

Co-op Spotlight: Butler Rural Electric Cooperative

Hueston Woods State Park, which lies in Butler's service territory, is a popular outdoor getaway. Located between Cincinnati and Dayton, Butler Rural Electric Cooperative (BREC) serves over 11,600...