Statewide Services

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...

Ohio Cooperative Living wins Haggard Award

Ohio Cooperative Living has won the prestigious 2018 George W. Haggard Memorial Journalism Award from NRECA. The Haggard Award annually recognizes the electric co-op publication demonstrating the most...

OEC’s S.A.F.E. Talks featured in RE Magazine

Dwight MillerDirector of Safety and Loss Control The Ohio's Electric Cooperatives safety and loss department's weekly briefings were featured in the January issue of RE Magazine. OEC's Stop And Focus...

Ohio co-ops successfully aid Florence recovery

Crews from Ohio cooperatives helped restore power to members of South River EMC and Lumbee River EMC in southern North Carolina this week. (Photo courtesy of Pioneer Electric Cooperative) Fifty-four...

OEC and Touchstone Energy organize service project for Columbus residents

Volunteers made 750 paracord "survival" bracelets to benefit Operation Gratitude at last week's service event in Columbus. On September 5, hundreds of electric cooperative trustees, CEOs, and employees...