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Earth Day is April 22

April 6, 2022

You can recognize Earth Day on April 22 and beyond by taking small steps to be more energy efficient.Read more

Arbor Day: Plant the right tree in the right place

April 6, 2022

One of the best things about our communities is the natural beauty that surrounds us. On Arbor Day, April 29, we can reflect on how fortunate we are to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade, and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. We know that you appreciate our communities […]Read more

Huge team effort restores power following February ice storm

April 5, 2022

On Feb. 3, a devastating ice storm struck southern, central and eastern Ohio, bringing down more than 180 poles and more than 1,000 spans of wire, in addition to countless trees across the service territory. In total, more than 24,000 members lost power during a multi-day event that not only involved coordinating the South Central […]Read more

April is Line Worker Appreciation Month

March 28, 2022

Each April, utilities across the nation celebrate Line Worker Appreciation Month. It’s the time we set aside to say “thanks” to those who work 24/7, 365, to keep the lights on.Read more

Interested in serving on our board?

March 4, 2022

Run for a position representing districts 2, 6, or 9 in 2022 South Central Power Company is guided by a board of trustees who are also members of the cooperative. They are your friends, neighbors, coworkers, and fellow community members. The board has a responsibility to represent co-op members’ best interests when making decisions affecting […]Read more

Harnessing the sun with OurSolar

March 4, 2022

The Lancaster OurSolar array, built in 2018 as part of a statewide project to add more renewables to our energy mix, is located right next to the new South Central Power headquarters. It has 1,962 panels, producing about 35 kilowatt-hours per month. Members who chose to participate pay a slightly higher rate for the energy […]Read more

Please move over for roadside crews

February 22, 2022

Al’s roadside safety story Every year, workers along the sides of roads are injured or killed when a car crashes into the crew’s site, even when the area is marked with bright cones and warning signs. Al Sears, a South Central Power Company lineworker in Hillsboro, learned this first-hand after an alcohol-impaired driver drove through […]Read more

Grants from South Central Power Company Foundation – January 2022

February 16, 2022

Congratulations to the January 2022 South Central Power Company Foundation grant recipients! 19 awardees received a total of more than $93,000 in grants this quarter. Grants are awarded by the South Central Power Company Foundation from donations from members who round up their bills through the Operation Round Up program. Learn more about Operation Round Up […]Read more

Tired of waiting for the mail?

February 15, 2022

Take advantage of our paperless billing options Changes within the postal service mean the mail is taking longer, even as the cost of postage continues to rise. A great shortcut is to sign up for paperless billing — you’ll receive a notification the instant your account details have posted to the South Central Power website […]Read more

Rate adjustment coming in April

February 2, 2022

South Central Power Company is implementing our first rate adjustment since 2017, after a planned 2020 rate adjustment was postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting April 1,2022, our monthly consumer charge will increase by $2 for residential members, from $17 to $19. The rate at which we calculate your distribution charge is […]Read more