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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

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

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

You’re in good company with co-ops

December 2, 2016

Neighbors helping neighbors to create a better world A fair question people often ask is, “What’s in it for me?” This makes sense, as we all need to act in our own self-interest every now and then. The cool thing about co-ops is that we answer the question, “What’s in it for me?” with, “This […]Read more