Ohio Cooperative Living

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...

Holiday dinner party

Gather friends and family to celebrate the season with these festive dishes that are sure to...

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...

Gather ’round the table

The Golden Lamb is Ohio’s oldest continually operated business. Pumpkin pie may rule on Thanksgiving, but at Lebanon's Golden Lamb, Sister Lizzie's Shaker sugar pie gives it serious competition. The...

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...

Cheer for Troops

The Ohio Christmas Tree Association provides holiday spirit to those serving abroad. Valerie Graham, executive director of the Ohio Christmas Tree Association (OCTA), counts among her managerial...

Ohio Icon: Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea

Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea Location: In addition to its headquarters and roasting and training facilities on Alum Creek Drive in Columbus, Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea owns and operates two coffee shops in...