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 […]

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 […]

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 […]