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Louise Freeland, OLSA scholarship winners announced

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives rewarded 11 high school seniors for exceptional academic achievement in the Louise Freeland and Ohio Line Supervisors Association (OLSA) scholarship competitions, held February...

FCC chairman attends broadband roundtable in Marietta

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, hosted a broadband roundtable this week in Marietta. At the session, Washington Electric Cooperative General Manager/CEO Jeff Triplett, right, met Ajit Pai, left, chairman...

Thirty-two graduate from Cooperative Leadership Edge

The 2019 class of Cooperative Leadership Edge was honored at a graduation ceremony on December 19. Thirty-two employees of Ohio electric cooperatives and generation facilities graduated from the...

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...