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For Co-ops, Another Win on Pensions

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: December 17th, 2014

For electric cooperatives, there’s good reason for holiday cheer on the retirement benefit front. Co-ops scored a major victory Dec. 16 when President Obama signed a law that protects the full pension benefits of more than 10,000 co-op employees against a change in Internal Revenue Service practices. The success builds on enactment of the Cooperative... Read more

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12 Days of Co-op Christmas

Day 10 of a Co-op Christmas

Published: December 19th, 2014

The holidays are fast approaching! ECT.coop is counting down with a 12 Days of Christmas photo gallery that highlights co-ops' efforts to bring peace on Earth and goodwill to mankind. Today, we focus on Pioneer Electric Cooperative in Ulysses, Kan. Read more

Renewable Energy

Georgia Co-ops Ink Solar Deal

Published: December 19th, 2014

Three electric cooperatives in Georgia have agreed to buy the full output from a utility-scale solar facility slated for development in the state in 2015. Flint Energies, Cobb Electric Membership Corp., and Sawnee Electric Membership Corp.... Read more

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Weekly Digest for December 19

Published: December 19th, 2014

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

Business & Finance

Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: December 19th, 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

12 Days of Co-op Christmas

Day 9 of a Co-op Christmas

Published: December 18th, 2014

The holidays are fast approaching! ECT.coop is counting down with a 12 Days of Christmas photo gallery that highlights co-ops' efforts to bring peace on Earth and goodwill to mankind. Today, we focus on Taylor Electric Cooperative in Abilene, Texas. Read more

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