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And the winner is…

They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. However, the opposite holds true for Ohio Cooperative Living. This month marks the two-year anniversary of the publication's debut, when we...

Looking ahead

Credit: Getty Images Ohio's electric cooperatives had a busy and successful 2018. As we look ahead to 2019, we're excited about the opportunities to work safer, to work smarter, and to inspire greater...

Island power

Two 4-mile-long underwater cables from Marblehead on the mainland supply power to Kelleys Island. Supplying electricity to an island is no small feat. Supplying reliable electricity to the largest American...

Kelleys Island: Old and new

David Ervin and Knute Lahrs say a big part of their respective jobs is simply to help keep co-op members happy. Ervin is the only full-time HWEC employee stationed on the island, while Lahrs was the...

Swing state: Ohio voters make statements in election

Republican Ohio governor-elect Mike DeWine and Ohio Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Ohio's electric cooperatives were born out of politics. It was President Franklin D. Roosevelt, recognizing the...

2018: Year in Review

Electric cooperatives across Ohio had a busy and largely successful 2018, continuing to improve the reliability of your electric service while striving to hold down cost. Pat O'Loughlin, president &...

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...