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OEC Claims National Awards

 

The Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) in June awarded OEC’s marketing and member relations team with two trophies during its annual, nationwide contest — Best Employee Publication and Best of Show in the publications category for the employee magazine, Watts Watt.

The dawn of OEC Fiber

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 finally experience a world previously accessible only to "city folk." Only accessible to those who could bring profits to investor-owned utilities. Entire rural communities were forgotten and overlooked until a handful of farmers in 1937 said otherwise.

Safety Guidelines for Generators

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 of mind. As with all things involving electricity, the incorrect use of generators can create potentially hazardous situations. Safe Electricity outlines essential considerations in purchasing the right generator and safely operate it.

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