Cooler temps are just around the corner! Is your home’s heating system ready? Replace furnace filters once a month or as recommended. If you heat your home with warm-air registers, baseboard heaters, or radiators, remember to clean them regularly to increase efficiency. You also want to make sure your windows, doors, and all the other… Continue reading.
Replacing old metal hallide lights with energy-efficient LED lights isn’t cheap — especially not in an 87,000-square-foot industrial facility. But thanks to Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative’s Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Custom Lighting Program, companies receiving electricity from the co-op are eligible for rebates when making significant energy-efficient lighting upgrades. New Haven, Indiana-based copper recycler SDI… Continue reading.
Dramatic changes are transforming the energy industry. Interest in renewables is at an all-time high. Consumers want greater control over their energy use and payments. There’s no denying it — electric utilities will have to make changes to accommodate these trends. Luckily, Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) is uniquely positioned to meet these changing energy… Continue reading.
Several Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) employees and their family members volunteered recently to plant 16 new trees at Lela McGuire Jeffery Park in Paulding. PPEC’s various community service projects demonstrate one of the co-op’s guiding principles, “Concern for Community.” All the employees had a great time working as a team to give back to… Continue reading.
You wouldn’t expect massive bucking bulls to affectionately beg for treats. But when a Professional Bull Riding (PBR) bull brushes his huge, curious nose against your arm, extending a long, grabby wet tongue, you don’t deny him a treat — after all, he’s got his own coveted genetic line at Smith Acres Bucking Bulls farm…. Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives have a different model, focus, and employees when compared to other utilities. There is a big cooperative difference. Yes, we are an electric utility, and we must act as a utility, which means we must focus on providing the highest level of electric service to our members — safely and at fair, reasonable… Continue reading.
You may not think of our little cooperative as a computer hacker’s dream target, but you’d be wrong. Computer hackers from around the world try to hack our computers daily. We must be on guard at every moment to ensure our computer systems are as secure as possible. No system can be totally secure and… Continue reading.
To pay your bill by phone using a credit or debit card, you MUST call this new number. After you dial the toll-free number, the main menu will allow you to choose between various options. After entering your information, you can finalize payments securely and quickly — any time of day. You can still pay… Continue reading.
Think before you post that sign! Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs and fliers create dangerous obstacles for electric lineworkers. Their jobs are dangerous enough … help us keep them safe!
This issue, you’ll notice several pages of names of members and former members who have an outstanding capital credits check on file with the cooperative. This means we’ve mailed a check, but it was never cashed. It may have been lost or returned because the person moved and we no longer have a valid address…. Continue reading.