Industry News

Country Living revisited

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Our seven guiding principles serve as the touchstone for electric cooperatives around the world. Later in this issue, we’re featuring the...

Independence through cooperation

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives We hear about independence all the time in our daily lives — independent voters are a hot topic this year, and energy independence has...

Here comes the sun

OurSolar — coming soon to a co-op near you. While many people endorse the benefits of solar power, the idea of their actually installing and maintaining a costly rooftop grid might never see the light of...

Powerful Co-op Voices

Spencer Waugh and Marc Armstrong coordinate government affairs for Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Keeping Ohio’s elected officials up-to-date on the concerns of electric co-op members is a year-round job...

Introducing the OurSolar program

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Later this year, you’ll see Ohio’s electric cooperatives’ latest power generation project spring up, along with the OurSolar logo. We...

Reality check

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Sometimes our perceptions become skewed by what we hear or read in the news. Headlines often emphasize problems and concerns but rarely...

This little light of mine…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8iLk1k1TKI Guatemala is the “place of many trees,” but for the 322 residents of La Soledad, nestled 8,800 feet above sea level, within the rugged, mountainous terrain of...

Electric cooperatives are based on principles

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives As a recipient of Country Living, you are almost certainly a member of an electric cooperative. But what does that mean, and how did...

You’ve got a friend in the energy world

Energy advisors Lisa Queen and Kevin Kemmerer serve members of South Central Power Company. How’s this for a job description? A bit of Sherlock Holmes, plus number-cruncher, technology wizard,...

Electricity for all

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives We take much for granted in our daily lives. This includes continuous access to an essentially unlimited supply of electricity at a...