ational Lineman Appreciation Day — April 10 this year — takes on a whole new meaning for Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) employee Terry Minic. Minic was part of the tree trimming department at PPEC for eight years, spending six of those years as tree trimming supervisor. But now he recently signed on as an… Continue reading.
June 2016 was the 80th anniversary of the formation of Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. This huge milestone is only one of the many we experienced in 2016. Employee safety set new records, capital credits retirements were at an all-time high, and outage minutes were reduced to the lowest level in recent memory. The cooperative board… Continue reading.
More than 100 members attended an educational meeting in late February regarding participation in the OurSolar program at Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. OurSolar is a new community solar program from Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative that allows members to purchase subscriptions to solar panels from our upcoming solar array. It’s located on Gasser Road in Paulding,… Continue reading.
Running for District 1 Allen and Adams counties: Marion, Madison, Monroe, Preble and Union townships Joseph Kohnen from Monroeville, Indiana Occupation: Senior vice president at iRely LLC Years a PPEC member: 10 years Activities/memberships: Finance committee member at St. Rose Catholic Church, former member of executive board of directors of American Lung Association of Indiana,… Continue reading.
Pictured from left: Amy McCreery accepted a full-time member service representative position (former part-time cashier for three years). Heather Hunt will now serve as the new human resource, payroll, and admin manager (former member service representative for seven years). Steve Kahle has been promoted to engineering supervisor (former staking technician for eight years). Dan Melcher… Continue reading.
Last June, the cooperative turned 80 years old. That’s 80 years of providing service to our neighbors — to their homes, farms and businesses. This March, we will hold our 80th annual members meeting. On March 18 at the cooperative’s office in Paulding, Ohio, the members will meet for this historic event. The cooperative was… Continue reading.
Fifteen years is a long time — yet this is how long Jerry Sorg has served Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative as the District 1 trustee. District 1 includes Allen and Adams counties in Indiana, and Marion, Madison, Monroe, Preble and Union townships in Ohio. Sorg will be honored at our annual meeting held March 18,… Continue reading.
One of the toughest parts of any job is saying goodbye to friends as they leave for retirement or other career opportunities. Each year, it seems like a long-term employee or board member retires, and 2017 will be no exception. We will see one employee and one board member retire in the first quarter of… Continue reading.
What is Youth Tour? The Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., from June 8-15 is an annual leadership program sponsored by Paulding Putnam Electric. It’s a weeklong, all-expenses-paid trip to the nation’s capital that gives exceptional high school students the opportunity to meet with their congressional leaders at the U.S. Capitol, make new friends from… Continue reading.
Interest in renewable energy is growing, but installing solar panels at home is incredibly time-consuming and expensive. So, let your electric cooperative do all the work for you! OurSolar is a new community solar program from Paulding Putnam Electric, which allows members to purchase subscriptions to solar panels at our brand-new solar array in Paulding,… Continue reading.
In November, Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative broke ground on a community solar project called OurSolar. The project is partnership with our generation and transmission provider, Buckeye Power, and other electric cooperatives. Buckeye Power is constructing these community solar arrays as part of its generation portfolio. All the electric cooperatives in Ohio are participating in this… Continue reading.
If so, you could win up to $4,550 in scholarships from Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. To obtain rules and applications for the “children of members” scholarship: Visit www.pec.coop Call the co-op at 1-800-686-2357, or stop by the office: 401 McDonald Pike, Paulding Pick one up from your guidance counselor Deadline to apply: Feb. 14
What is OUrSolar? OurSolar is a new initiative from Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. We have installed a brand-new solar array, and the renewable energy produced by it is being added to our overall energy mix. PPEC values economically viable sources of renewable energy. OurSolar is one of the most affordable renewable energy sources available. By… Continue reading.