South Central Power | South Central Power

Currently browsing Co-op News

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

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

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

As inflation creeps in, we’re keeping costs in check for you

January 31, 2022

Read about three things your cooperative is doing to save you money and keep costs down.Read more

System maintenance planned for Dec. 31

December 30, 2021

Starting around 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, 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 approximately three to five hours. If you need to report an outage during that time, you can report by texting OUT to […]Read more

Transmission system upgrades increase flexibility, come at a cost

December 27, 2021

It’s hard to believe that another new year is upon us. At South Central Power Company, we’re grateful for the opportunity of another year of service to our communities. We are also looking ahead at the challenges we face and charting a course to best address them while still providing you, our members, with the […]Read more