Statewide Services

O’Loughlin: Ohio lawmakers play key role to help rural communities

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Washington politics have become so polarized that it can be tough for Democrats and Republicans to come together to tackle big...

Students visit COLT for ExploreAg Career Experience

OEC's Kyle Hoffman gave ExploreAg attendees a ride in a bucket truck - one of five interactive stations at the event. Approximately 30 students visited the Central Ohio Lineworker Training (COLT) facility...

Five receive Cooperative Intern Scholarships

Ethan Mullet, Jacob Wise, Dava Hennosy, Matthew Luikart, and Eliza Hershberger are winners of the 2019 Cooperative Intern Scholarship from Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. The Cooperative Intern Scholarship...

Ohio co-op CEOs visit Capitol Hill to urge passage of RURAL Act

Co-op CEOs recently visited Capitol Hill to advocate for the RURAL Act. Nine Ohio electric co-op CEOs joined the OEC government affairs team for a visit to Washington, D.C., in late September. While on...

Twenty graduate from COLT journeyman lineman program

Twenty linemen, representing electric cooperatives and municipal utilities, recently received the journeyman lineman designation from the Central Ohio Lineworker Training (COLT) program upon completion of the...

EPA administrator: Agency delivering on its promise to replace Clean Power Plan

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives hosted EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, above, for a press event promoting the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy rule last week. Environmental Protection Agency...

Twenty-three receive OEC Children of Members scholarships

Aleah Schrock, Rachel Partington, and Carson McCarthy received first, second, and third place, respectively, in the OEC Children of Members Scholarship competition. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives held its...

Ohio co-ops leave their mark in Orlando

OEC's Marc Armstrong accepted an award for Ohio's exceptional ACRE membership. Ohio's Electric Cooperatives made their presence known at the NRECA Annual Meeting earlier this month. Ohio Cooperative...

Three students receive scholarships from Line Supervisors

Kaylee Harrison, Kerri Wagner, and Sierra Williams received first, second, and third place, respectively, in the Ohio Line Supervisors Association (OLSA) Scholarship competition. OLSA is an association of...

Eight receive Louise Freeland Scholarships from OEC

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives rewarded eight high school seniors for exceptional academic achievement in the Louise Freeland Scholarship competition, held February 26. Named in honor of a long-time employee...