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Electric Co-ops Make Top 100 List

By Michael W. Kahn | ECT Staff Writer Published: October 27th, 2014

Sixteen electric cooperatives, with combined revenues of more than $16.5 billion, have made the 2014 Co-op 100 list. “We need to get the word out that cooperatives make a significant contribution to our society,” said Chuck Snyder, president and CEO of the National Cooperative Bank, which compiles the annual list. He called co-ops “the best... Read more

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Local Initiatives

Artists Celebrate Electric Co-op

Published: October 31st, 2014

Members of an Indiana electric cooperative marked National Co-op Month by seeing how artists view the co-op and its staff through works displayed at a local art exhibition. Capturing the Current-An Artist’s View of Electricity is... Read more

Business & Finance

Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: October 31st, 2014

Here is the weekly update for key fuel prices that affect rural electric co-ops. In some cases, these represent averages across the country or in particular regions, and might differ from local market prices. Read more


Weekly Digest for October 31

Published: October 31st, 2014

The Weekly Digest contains brief summaries of some of the most important stories recently posted on Click on the issue date on the Weekly Digest page to open a PDF that is suitable for printing and distribution. Read more

Power Plants

Mid-Atlantic Co-op Gas Plant In 2017

Published: October 30th, 2014

More than 1 million Mid-Atlantic cooperative members will have a new source of lower-emission electricity come 2017, when a 1,000-megawatt, state-of-the-art natural gas power plant is completed. Construction of the $675 million Wildcat Point Power Plant... Read more

Editor's Pick, Local Initiatives

Ga. Co-op Gives Back to Community

Published: October 30th, 2014

In rural Georgia, a new children’s museum, a larger neonatal intensive care unit and a center for youth with developmental disabilities are steps closer to reality, thanks to an electric cooperative’s generosity. Jefferson-based Jackson EMC will... Read more

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