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South Central Power Company Foundation awards grants

May 17, 2017

The South Central Power Foundation announced grant recipients at South Central Power’s recent quarterly meeting. The Foundation awarded 40 grants totaling $118,549.93 at its April meeting.  The Foundation awarded grants to: Amanda Clearcreek High School Band Barnesville Girl Scout Troop #5795 Basil Joint Fire District Berger Health Foundation – Circle of Caring Berne Union High School […]Read more

Consumer interest driving co-op solar

April 25, 2017

Driven by increased interest among consumers as well as declining costs, electric cooperatives across the country are finding a multitude of ways to bring the benefits of solar to their members. New data paints a striking picture: America’s electric co-ops expect to double their current solar capacity by the end of 2017, adding more than […]Read more

Efficiency tips for outdoor shops and barns

April 25, 2017

There are many benefits to having an energy efficient outdoor shop or barn. Aside from saving energy, an efficient outdoor building can keep the environment around your structure healthy and safe; save money on your water bill; keep your animals happier and healthier; and save you from costly structural repairs. Whether you are looking to […]Read more

Changes to disconnect payment practice

April 20, 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, South Central Power will no longer accept electric service payments in the field, including on the premises of a service disconnection. As a result, if a member is scheduled for service disconnection for nonpayment, South Central Power employees will not accept payment of any kind when they arrive to disconnect the […]Read more

Electric cooperatives’ policy priorities

April 13, 2017

As a member of South Central Power, you know that providing you with safe, affordable and reliable electricity is our top priority 365 days a year. Our employees are dedicated to this mission, whether they work on a line crew or spend most of their time behind a desk. But it might surprise you to […]Read more

Lives on the line

April 4, 2017

Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Sixty-one lineworkers maintain 12,051 miles of line in South Central Power’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark. We depend on our entire staff to keep South Central […]Read more

Thunderstorm safety tips from the American Red Cross

April 4, 2017

When thunderstorms are rolling your way, stay safe with these helpful tips from the American Red Cross: Listen to local news or NOAA Weather Radio for emergency updates. Watch for signs of a storm, like darkening skies, lightning flashes or increasing wind. Postpone outdoor activities if thunderstorms are likely to occur. Many people struck by […]Read more

Wind at work

February 16, 2017

The energy industry is changing. As technology advances, the use of electricity delivered by renewable energy sources is growing. Many Americans are interested in harnessing energy from the sun through the use of solar panels, but you might be surprised to learn that wind, as a renewable energy source, is a much larger contributor to […]Read more

South Central Power Company Foundation awards grants

February 13, 2017

The South Central Power Foundation announced grant recipients at South Central Power’s recent quarterly meeting. The Foundation awarded 35 grants totaling $130,021.67 at its January meeting.  Locally, the Foundation awarded grants to: Adena Local Schools-Gifted Program Amanda Clearcreek High School Amanda Community Food Pantry Nicole Bell Belmont County Chapter of Genealogy Society Brown County Institute […]Read more

Consider a cooperative career

January 31, 2017

Evolving technology is changing how energy is generated and distributed through the electric grid to homes and businesses. These changes have brought new challenges and opportunities to electric co-ops working to keep pace with the evolving landscape. Within the electric cooperative workforce, new skills and experience are needed to help co-ops meet shifting market and […]Read more