Keefer joins Buckeye Power

Buckeye Power welcomed Randy Keefer this week as Power Generation Performance Manager. Keefer joins the Power Generation team under Vice President Tom Alban. He joins Buckeye Power following a 25-year career with the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation (OVEC). Keefer joined OVEC following his graduation from the West Virginia Institute of Technology with a degree in […]

Buckeye Power helps Darke County hazmat responders

Buckeye Power, Inc. recently made a donation to support the efforts of first responders in Darke County. Buckeye Power owns the Greenville Electric Generating Station, which is one of 44 sites in the county that could require a response from the Darke County Hazardous Materials Response Team should an incident occur. A recent request for […]

Preliminary schedule set for Marietta-area transmission plan

Efforts to improve the reliability of electric service in southeastern Ohio could get started as early as this fall. Washington Electric Cooperative, Buckeye Power, AEP Ohio and AEP Ohio Transmission Company are announcing a preliminary schedule and defining three components of the Marietta Area Transmission Project. Earlier this year, the four companies reached an agreement […]

Sachdeva elected to ReliabilityFirst board

Buckeye Power’s Mohan Sachdeva has been elected to the board of directors for ReliabilityFirst. Sachdeva, director of power delivery, planning and reliability compliance, was elected to represent the small load serving entity (Small LSE) sector in the ReliabilityFirst footprint. “I am really excited to have the opportunity to be on the ReliabilityFirst board on behalf of […]

Schilling shares co-op message at EPA hearing

When Ken Schilling went to the Environmental Protection Agency’s field hearing on carbon dioxide rules on Friday, August 1, he took a message about the economic impact the rule could have on rural Ohioans. He also heard testimony from others about what the rule would do to their future. “It was a little more emotional […]

Building expansion positions Buckeye Power, OREC for growth

The site has been prepared, a temporary fence surrounds the area and it won’t be much longer until crews of workers arrive to begin construction on the newest section of the statewide headquarters facility. Among the highlights of the addition for the Buckeye Power and Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives headquarters are 10 office spaces. Initially, staff […]

Additional EPA comment time requested

The complexity of the Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas emissions proposals and the volumes of supporting documents led Buckeye Power to send a formal request asking the agency to allow more time for interested parties to comment. The EPA released its proposal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from existing electric generating sources and also released […]

Schiebel joins Buckeye Power

Buckeye Power welcomed Caitlin Schiebel this week. Schiebel joins Buckeye as the environmental and reliability compliance manager after spending the previous 10 years with American Municipal Power (AMP). She was manager of environmental affairs at AMP working on air permitting and compliance reporting for electric generation units in Ohio and compliance strategy development. A central […]

Relief on the way for southern Ohio co-op members

Washington Electric Cooperative, Buckeye Power and AEP Ohio announced this morning a major project is being launched to improve the reliability of electric service in Washington, Noble and Monroe counties. “This is great news for our members,” said Ken Schilling, general manager and CEO of Washington Electric Cooperative. “The reliability of the transmission service in some of […]

Internships prove rewarding for Kampf, Salyer

For the past few weeks, two young people have been lending a hand and gaining valuable experience as they tackle accounting and engineering internships at Buckeye Power. Peter Kampf has been interning with the accounting department while Jacob Salyer is in engineering. Salyer became interested in Buckeye Power after hearing CEO Tony Ahern give a […]