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Electric Co-ops: Global Leaders

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: October 21st, 2014

Three U.S. electric cooperatives are ranked among the world’s 300 largest co-ops, at a time when the cooperative movement shows strong growth despite worldwide economic uncertainty. Earning spots in the International Co-operative Alliance’s Global 300 were Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Oglethorpe Power Corp. and Tri-State G&T Association. Basin Electric, a G&T based in Bismarck, N.D.,... Read more

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Editor's Pick, Local Initiatives

Honor Flight Thanks Co-op Linemen

Published: October 21st, 2014

Electric cooperatives have long championed Honor Flights as a way of paying tribute to war veterans. But in the case of two co-op linemen, it’s the other way around. John Randall and Don Hutcheson of Central... Read more

Legislation

$3.05 Billion Released for LIHEAP

Published: October 21st, 2014

LIHEAP money is heading to the states, as the federal government releases $3.05 billion in funding. The first distribution of fiscal year 2015 money for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program was announced Oct. 15... Read more

Power Regulation

FERC Accepts BPA on Oversupply Plan

Published: October 21st, 2014

Advocates of consumer-owned power say they see positive signs in a pair of federal orders that address how Bonneville Power Administration can balance the grid during episodes of excess wind energy and hydro production. The Federal... Read more

Co-op News, Top Story

Electric Co-ops: Global Leaders

Published: October 21st, 2014

Three U.S. electric cooperatives are ranked among the world’s 300 largest co-ops, at a time when the cooperative movement shows strong growth despite worldwide economic uncertainty. Earning spots in the International Co-operative Alliance’s Global 300 were... Read more

Editor's Pick, Preparedness

Co-ops Show How to Go 'Storm Smart'

Published: October 21st, 2014

Who is that man in the cape? He's Secret Agent Storm, and wants you to know that you're never too young to prepare for storms. The co-op crusader is just one component of a new approach... Read more

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