FREE Lunch Come enjoy BBQ pulled pork, hot dogs, and more! Electric Safety Demonstration Our safety and compliance manager, Dee Renollet, will teach you about safety equipment used in the electric utility industry, various electrical voltages and circuits, effects of current on a human body, and so much more! Demonstration Times 11 a.m. or 12:30… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up board awarded over $12,000 to area agencies dedicated to making an impact on the lives of residents in this region today. Operation Round Up is a program that allows members the option of rounding up their bills to the nearest dollar every month, with those extra few cents going to benefit… Continue reading.
It was a great pleasure having the second-grade class from Oakwood Elementary stop by during their field trip. Dee Renollet, PPEC safety and compliance manager, talked about the dangers of electricity with the students. Students learned about safety equipment used in the electric utility industry, various electrical voltages and circuits, telephone and cable TV wires… Continue reading.
Patriotism, according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is “love for or devotion to one’s country.” Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism as Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind; red, white, and blue bunting adorning porches and storefronts; and local parades with marching bands on display, it’s easy to… Continue reading.
A voluntary program encouraging members to shift electric use away from the peak-use hours between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Beat the Peak” is a free, voluntary program encouraging members to shift electric use away from the peak-use hours anytime between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The time varies with each peak, and PPEC will… Continue reading.
Peter Niagu, PPEC’s energy advisor, had fun visiting Ottoville Elementary.The students got to ride the energy bike while learning about the energy use of a lightbulb. The demonstration shows them that it takes more energy to light an incandescent lightbulb than an LED bulb. Students also realized it takes more energy to power a hairdryer… Continue reading.
Join Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) for the 2018 tour of Cardinal Generating Station to find out! Located on the Ohio River in Brilliant, Ohio, Buckeye Power’s Cardinal Plant provides power to the 24 electric co-ops in Ohio. The plant has invested over $1 billion into environmental upgrades — making it one of the cleanest… Continue reading.
Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) Linemen John McMaster and Zak Kauser, along with 15 other line workers from all over Ohio, came together earlier this year to be part of Project Ohio, a statewide effort led by Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives to electrify rural parts of Guatemala. Even through the brutal high-90s heat and language barrier,… Continue reading.
All PPEC members are invited to Member Appreciation Day on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Paulding County Fairgrounds This is a fun family event with bouncy houses and carnival games. In addition, we will showcase what the electric co-op has to offer. Our experienced staff will conduct a live… Continue reading.
Kahle wins first-place scholarship from Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Jacob Kahle, a Kalida High School senior, was awarded a first-place, $3,600 scholarship at the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Children of Members Scholarship competition held in April. Kahle, the son of Mark (Virgil) and Deborah Kahle, was sponsored by Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative. Twenty-four high school seniors from each… Continue reading.
PPEC’s Member Appreciation Day is planned for Saturday, July 28. Members are invited to attend this event at the Paulding County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a fun family event with bouncy houses and carnival games. We’ll also be showcasing what the electric co-op has to offer. Members will receive a… Continue reading.
Scholarships Students were judged on scholastic record, personal achievements, electric co-op knowledge, and how they conducted themselves during a personal interview by Defiance College judges. Youth Tour Youth Tour is a weeklong trip in June that includes sightseeing, learning about our government and cooperatives, and visiting congressional representatives. More that 1,600 students will be in… Continue reading.