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2021 co-op update

April 29, 2021

from Rick Lemonds Last spring, I shared a cooperative update with members in Ohio Cooperative Living, and at the time, we were dealing with what we all initially thought might be a few weeks of lockdown to get the spread of a new virus under control. Here we are, a year later, and like many […]Read more

Thank a lineworker on April 12

March 31, 2021

In April we celebrate our lineworkers, including in this issue of Ohio Cooperative Living.Read more

Pole inspections help locate deteriorating poles

February 26, 2021

Providing our members across 24 counties and 12,000 miles of line with safe, reliable electricity involves a lot of ongoing inspection and maintenance of our equipment. One way we continually monitor the health of our electric system is through a pole inspection program. The program helps to identify poles with early stages of decay and/or […]Read more

South Central security division offers the latest smart technology

February 3, 2021

Sign up now for a free doorbell camera Lots of people count on South Central Power Company for reliable, affordable electric service. We’re there for you, 24/7, in all kinds of weather to keep the lights on, and our team of dedicated employees is always just a phone call away. But did you know that […]Read more

System maintenance planned for Jan. 28

January 28, 2021

Starting around 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, we will have planned maintenance on our member payment systems, the My Account section of our website and our app. The maintenance period will last for approximately three hours. If you need to report an outage during that time, you can report by texting OUT to 85700 […]Read more

Beware of energy bill scams

January 14, 2021

Protect yourself from utility bill scams. From the January 2021 issue of Ohio Cooperative Living.Read more

The right connection: generator safety tips

December 23, 2020

Our mission at South Central Power Company is to provide reliable power, but outages do happen. Extended outages can be inconvenient or uncomfortable, depending on the weather. For many homeowners, including those with security or medical issues, reliable backup power is more than just a luxury. These concerns, combined with a growing dependence on electronic […]Read more

South Central Power upgrading transmission lines to improve service and reliability

December 11, 2020

BY CASEY VALENTINE, TRANSMISSION PROJECT MANAGER South Central Power’s mission is to deliver safe, reliable electricity. One of the ways the cooperative does this is by investing in strengthening its transmission system. Transmission lines serve as the delivery method of high-voltage electricity from substation to substation. To ensure the backbone of the electrical system is […]Read more

System maintenance planned for Dec. 11

December 11, 2020

Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, we will have planned maintenance on our member payment systems, the My Account section of our website and our new app. The maintenance period will last for approximately three hours. If you need to report an outage during that time, you can report by texting OUT to […]Read more

How does cold weather affect your bill?

December 7, 2020

It takes more energy to heat your home when the temperature drops. The greater the difference between the temperature outside and the thermostat setting inside, the harder your heating system will work and the more energy it will use, even if you don’t turn the thermostat higher. This is especially true for homes that don’t […]Read more