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Safety first and always

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Safe, clean, affordable, and reliable — that’s what we strive for in delivering electricity to your home. It’s easy to take the...

Choosing the right home air conditioner saves money and makes sense

Nearly all cooperatives have energy auditors on staff who can advise consumer-members about the right AC units for their homes. If you have an aging central air conditioner — even if it’s still working...

In Ohio, co-op heroes are everywhere

One Ohio cooperative sponsored a pair of honor flights that sent veterans to Washington, D.C. Jeremy Warnimont and his cousin Jake, both linemen at Tricounty Rural Electric Cooperative, based in northwest...

Shared service: The history of electric cooperatives and Ohio Farm Bureau

Photo courtesy of NRECA It’s a little-known fact that several Ohio agricultural cooperatives — livestock producers, dairy farmers, and crop associations — can trace their roots to the Ohio Farm...

Answering the call: Co-op mutual aid

In the aftermath of severe outages, co-ops mobilize to help each other. At the beginning of March 2017, after what had been, to that point, an unusually mild winter, a huge storm system came through...

Energy-efficient trees?

Deciduous trees on the south and west sides of your home can deflect summer sun. Photo by Alan Davey (flickr.com/photos/adavey/10494825644) Late winter and early spring are great times to think about...

Welcome to your new magazine!

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives You probably noticed something different when you pulled this magazine from your mailbox. After months of conversations with our...

Co-ops can help members connect renewables to the grid

Credit: Getty Images There are lots of reasons that electric consumers may check into the possibility of generating some of their own power — after all, sunshine and wind are seemingly free, and modern...

Innovation leaders

SCADA systems help electric cooperatives monitor and control what is happening in their service territory. When it comes to adopting new technology, electric cooperatives are David beating...

On the leading edge

Pat O'Loughlin, president and CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives One of the things that makes our family of electric cooperatives so unique within the utility arena is our ability to stay on the leading...