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Members' Views on Environment

By Michael W. Kahn | ECT Staff Writer Published: September 26th, 2016

From the “Really Green” to the “Average Joes,” co-op members’ attitudes toward environmental issues vary dramatically, as new research shows. In compiling Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives’ 2015-2016 National Survey on the Cooperative Difference, researchers combined all of the data related to the environment into a comprehensive market segmentation analysis. Four distinct groups emerged. Ten percent of... Read more

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A New Digital Presence for Co-ops

Published: September 26th, 2016

Just over two years ago, NRECA embarked on an unprecedented initiative to re-imagine our digital presence—to redefine who we are, how we engage with our members and how we tell our story. We have reached our... Read more

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Strict Autodial Law Costs Co-op

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Automated phone calls have real value for members of electric cooperatives. Ask one 20-year member whose power was disconnected while he was away from home one summer. “Before June 2014, this member would have received a courtesy... Read more

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WW II Dog Tag Brings Memories

Published: September 26th, 2016

Navopache Electric Cooperative General Manager Cletus “Mac” Eddy died more than eight years ago, but his life and military service were honored recently in an unusual ceremony involving the return of a long-lost dog tag. A... Read more

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Members' Views on Environment

Published: September 26th, 2016

From the “Really Green” to the “Average Joes,” co-op members’ attitudes toward environmental issues vary dramatically, as new research shows. In compiling Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives’ 2015-2016 National Survey on the Cooperative Difference, researchers combined all of... Read more

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Student Linemen Help Stricken Man

Published: September 23rd, 2016

They’re still in school, but they lived up to the linemen’s tradition of helping those in need. Ten students in the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ first year apprentice school were taking their lunch break at... Read more

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