Timothy Derck District 3 “I have been a member-owner of Paulding Putnam Electric for 30 years and live in Antwerp, Ohio. I am a member of the Antwerp Rotary Club, Paulding County Farm Bureau, Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, and Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Antwerp. I am also employed at Antwerp Insurance Agency and, along… Continue reading.
The 80th Annual Meeting was held at Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative’s headquarters building in Paulding, Ohio, on March 18. Dr. John Saxton, Board Chairman, called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. and led the membership in the Pledge of Allegiance. The national anthem was played and Peter Niagu offered the invocation. Chairman Saxton noted… Continue reading.
How does this impact you? Starting this month, residential members will see their basic monthly service charge increase from $29.50 to $32.95. However, your energy charges will go down. This will result in an increase of about $3 per month on your overall bill, starting this month. Commercial and industrial rates will also be adjusted… Continue reading.
Our mission statement clearly states that we are committed to superior customer service. That doesn’t mean so-so customer service, average customer service, or good customer service — we’re talking SUPERIOR customer service. That is our goal here at PPEC; whether we are employees, line workers, or board members, superior customer service is our primary concern…. Continue reading.
Q. How much will my bill increase? A. The monthly service charge will increase from $29.50 to $32.95. However, this will be offset by a reduction in the energy charges. Overall, including a general revenue increase, residential members will see an increase of about $3 per month. Q. What is the monthly service charge? A…. Continue reading.
Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative, and we strive every day to hold down costs while still providing the reliable, quality service you expect. We recently conducted a cost-of-service study and found we need to implement a slight rate adjustment of around $3 per residential member starting next month. How does the… Continue reading.
It’s never an easy thing to introduce a rate increase. However, in March Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) will increase rates slightly to recover the increasing costs of operations. We all know expenses continue to rise each year, and this impacts PPEC just like it impacts you at home or at your business. We at… Continue reading.
Q. How much will my bill increase? A. The monthly service charge will increase from $29.50 to $32.95. This will be offset by a reduction in the energy charges. Overall, including a general revenue increase, residential members will see an increase of about $3 per month, which would be just under 2 percent. Q…. Continue reading.
What are you doing this summer? Your electric co-op wants to send you on an all-inclusive trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. Interested in a life-changing leadership experience in Washington, D.C.? Ohio: June 8-14, 2018 Indiana: June 7-14, 2018 While on Youth Tour, you’ll visit: U. S. Capitol World War II Memorial Jefferson Memorial… Continue reading.
The title of my article relates to one of the seven cooperative principles all co-ops adhere to — democratic member control. Simply put, it means the membership — you and I — get to elect the board of trustees that oversees the cooperative. This is unique in the utility world. At electric cooperatives, members elect… Continue reading.
More than $5,000 in scholarships from PPEC will be awarded! APPLY TODAY! Visit www.PPEC.coop Call the co-op at 1-800-686-2357 Stop by the co-op office: 401 McDonald Pike Pick them up from your guidance counselor Deadline to apply: February 2018
Unlike investor-owned utilities that maximize profits to pay their shareholders, not-for-profit electric cooperatives do not exist to earn a profit. You receive capital credits because you are more than a customer — you’re an owner of Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. Capital credit payments represent your ownership in your cooperative and are one of the most… Continue reading.