News & Updates

Some of you may recall the day your home or farm received electricity for the very first time. Others no doubt have heard stories about how work was done before the lights came on. How life-changing that moment must have been: to fi...

When severe storms and natural disasters cause power outages, it can be an inconvenience—or even a problem—to be without electricity. Purchasing a backup generator can help with preparation for such power outages and provide peace o...

Four local eighth graders are headed for a week of jam-packed summer fun at the YouthPower Energy Camp.

Bailey Lollis of Blanchard, Chyann Emerson of Tuttle, Kellen Driever of Noble, and Olivia Braley of Norman will represen...

If you live in Norman and haven't met Phillip Miller or Jake Calvert, you must not be an OEC member.

Lifelong Norman residents Phillip and Jake take great pride in their work serving members who reside in Norman and parts of...

The OEC Foundation, Inc. board of directors met March 15 and distributed over $42,500 to local nonprofit organizations and families in OEC's seven-county service area via Operation Round Up® (ORU). Transition House received the larg...

The Arbor Day Foundation recently named OEC a 2018 Tree Line USA in honor of our commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care across our service area.

"This is the twelfth year straight OEC has been recognized by the...

Following a lengthy process of feasibility studies, member surveys and research into fiber and broadband, OEC is set to kick off the first phase of OEC Fiber — a telecommunications subsidiary of OEC. This phase includes installing f...

By Brianna Wall

Did you know as an OEC member, you have been capitalizing on the benefits of solar power for the past year without the drawbacks of actual solar panels on your home and without a subscription fee? You might b...

By Meghaan Evans

Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Forty lineworkers maintain over 5,500 miles of line in OEC’s se...

OEC awarded all-expenses-paid trips to eight extremely talented high school juniors during the 2018 Youth Tour Banquet held March 5. The top four finishers, Audrey Bradford from Amber-Pocasset High School, Jasmine Williams and Josie...

By Brianna Wall

The last 80-plus years of electric rates have conditioned us to believe the cost of electricity is around 11¢ per kilowatt hour (kWh) — a national average. Realistically, the electricity itself is the cheapes...

OEC’s Solar Garden, an innovative new approach to providing solar power to our membership, is the first of its kind in Oklahoma. Each member can now benefit from renewable energy without the significant capital investment and upkeep...

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