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Electric Co-ops Honor Their Linemen

By Victoria A. Rocha | ECT Staff Writer Published: April 18th, 2014

While there was no congressional action this year to designate April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day, that didn’t discourage electric cooperatives from forging ahead with local tributes to some 19,000 lineworkers. Several states declared April 18 as their Lineman Appreciation Day, with elected officials, line crews and others gathering at state capitol observances April... Read more

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Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: April 18th, 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

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Electric Co-ops Honor Their Linemen

Published: April 18th, 2014

While there was no congressional action this year to designate April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day, that didn’t discourage electric cooperatives from forging ahead with local tributes to some 19,000 lineworkers. Several states declared April... Read more

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Weekly Digest for April 18

Published: April 18th, 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

International

Haitian President Tours NRECA Project

Published: April 17th, 2014

Haitian President Michel Martelly and U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White have learned first-hand about the success of an NRECA International Programs electrification project in providing reliable, affordable electricity to local towns. NRECA Country Director Myk... Read more

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Meyer to Head Energy Bar Association

Published: April 17th, 2014

The Energy Bar Association has unanimously elected Rich Meyer, senior vice president and general counsel to NRECA, to serve as its next president. Meyer will take the reins as the professional association’s president and chief executive... Read more

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