Operation Round Up Grants Awarded

Newark, Ohio: In August of 2016, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $38,742 to the following community groups in our service area: Twin Oak Elementary (Mount Vernon) for a Brick Lab curriculum kit Licking Township Fire Co. for 1 gas detector monitoring device Fredericktown Primary School Art Department for iPads and cases…Continue Reading

Electric Member Solicitations

Members of The Energy Cooperative: Several cooperative members who receive our electric service recently made us aware that they have been solicited by phone, and in-person, by organizations or individuals who claim to represent competing utility suppliers, with the objective of getting members to agree to switch their electric service to another provider. The Energy…Continue Reading

“Pokemon Go” Interactive Game Poses Safety Threat

Newark, Ohio —The Energy Cooperative issued a warning today regarding the hazards posed by the popular “Pokemon Go” interactive game, which encourages players to collect, battle, track, and capture Pokemon characters, in real-world settings. In particular, gamers are challenged to go to specific locations to catch Pokemon, including sites such as electric substations, natural gas…Continue Reading

Directors Re-Elected at 80th Annual Meeting

THE ENERGY COOPERATIVE DRIVEN BY PRINCIPLES AND EMPOWERED BY MEMBERS DURING ITS 80TH ANNUAL MEETING The Energy Cooperative (TEC) consumers exercised their rights as member/owners during the cooperative’s 80th annual meeting on May 17, at The Reese Center in Newark, when they re-elected Daniel Dupps, District 4; Dustin Buckingham, District 7; and Jack Schmidt Jr., District 3.…Continue Reading

Round Up Awards Grants in April

In April of 2016, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $45,579 to the following community groups in our service area: • Licking County Library for Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) units for three library locations in Licking County • Village of Johnstown toward a new playground at Rolling Meadows Park • Utica Parks &…Continue Reading

Refrigerator Recycling Returns

Good news! The Energy Cooperative (TEC) is resuming the $50 refrigerator recycling rebate program. To participate, you must be an electric member of TEC. Call (740) 345-6639 to schedule a pick-up. Additional requirements for the program are as follows: • The refrigerator or freezer must be clean, empty, defrosted, and recently in working condition. •…Continue Reading

Round Up Awards Grants in February

In February of 2016, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $34,127 to the following community groups in our service area: • Granville Historical Society for chimney repair. • Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter for furniture and lockers. • Muskingum Valley Council Boy Scouts for a 3D printer and accessories. • Knox County Head…Continue Reading

Round Up Awards Grants in December

In December of 2015, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $52,750 to the following community groups in our service area: City of Newark Division of Fire/EMS towards an all terrain vehicle Robbins Hunter Museum towards a garden and pavilion Perry Elementary for Leveled Literacy Intervention books The Rock Foundation towards a bridge…Continue Reading

Refrigerator Recycling Program Suspended

Earlier this week, The Energy Cooperative was notified by JACO Environmental, our refrigerator/freezer recycling contractor, that they are suspending all operations. Please do not call JACO Environmental for appointments, pick up or for any financial matters concerning your refrigerator recycling until we are given additional information. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. If you have…Continue Reading

Supporting Our Veterans – The Energy Cooperative Dedicates Patriotic Propane Truck

Supporting Our Veterans – The Energy Cooperative Dedicates Patriotic Propane Truck The Energy Cooperative (TEC) unveiled plans for an addition to its fleet of bobtail propane delivery trucks: a patriotic American flag vehicle in support of American military veterans. The announcement was made on Veteran’s Day during a breakfast held in honor of cooperative directors,…Continue Reading