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South Central Power offers tips to fight scams

November 14, 2017

South Central Power is offering some tips to help members avoid being taken in by scammers. “Scammers are becoming more bold and cunning,” said Cathy Bitler, South Central Power’s vice president of communication and community relations. “They particularly target senior citizens and low-income households. Small businesses are often a target as well.” Bitler says a […]Read more

South Central Power supports repeal of Clean Power Plan

October 11, 2017

South Central Power Company announced today that it supports the efforts of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to repeal the mandates of the Clean Power Plan in favor of a collaborative, common-sense approach that maintains the delivery of clean, safe, reliable, and affordable electricity. “The Clean Power Plan is an overreach of federal authority, […]Read more

Statewide group honors South Central Power for support of local schools

October 3, 2017

South Central Power recently received the Friend of Education Award from the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Central Region. Nominated for the award by the Fairfield County ESC, South Central Power was honored during the Ohio School Boards Association Central Region Fall Conference in Columbus on September 27. The region presents the Friend of Public Education Award to […]Read more

South Central Power to build 650 kW solar array

September 20, 2017

South Central Power Company members will soon have access to affordable renewable energy through the OurSolar program. The electric cooperative broke ground for the 650 kW solar array on September 18. The project will place 1,900 solar panels on four acres near the corner of Anchor Way and Mill Park Drive in Lancaster’s Rock Mill […]Read more

South Central Power sends linemen to Georgia to help restore power following Irma

September 14, 2017

South Central Power has sent 12 linemen and one field operations manager to Georgia to assist in power restoration efforts resulting from Hurricane Irma. South Central Power’s linemen are among the 69 linemen from Ohio electric co-ops who will be helping restore power in the service territories of Georgia co-ops Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) […]Read more

South Central Power Company Foundation Awards Grants

August 10, 2017

The South Central Power Foundation announced grant recipients at South Central Power’s recent quarterly meeting. The Foundation awarded 31 grants totaling $117,969.17 at its July meeting.  The Foundation awarded grants to: A Key to Giving Adena Band Boosters Amanda Clearcreek Multiple Disabilities Classroom Belmont County Military Disabilities Classroom Bloom Carroll Elementary PTO Bremen-Bethel Presbyterian Church […]Read more

2017 Annual Meeting is August 31; Vote for Board Candidates

August 3, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Annual Meeting at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Ohio.   Ballots mailed on August 1 Ballots were mailed to all members on August 1. Members may vote for one candidate in each of the three districts with seats up for election.  Ballots must be cast by August 21 if […]Read more

Democracy is the co-op way

May 30, 2017

Every year, South Central Power has an annual meeting. One of the most important activities we conduct is the election for the board of directors. These are the 11 people we entrust to give strategic direction and ensure the co-op has good governance. In 1844 when the 28 Rochdale pioneers created the modern cooperative movement, […]Read more

The value of member engagement

May 30, 2017

Most consumers would not equate active involvement with their electric company with helping their community. But South Central Power is not an ordinary utility company. We’re a co-op, and our business model is meant to serve the members and the community in which it operates — not to make a hefty profit for investors five […]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