Planned outage for parts of Oregon County on October 19

Officials at Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative announce a planned power outage to take place on Friday, October 19th.

HOEC Manager appointed to AMEC committee

Dan Singletary, CEO/General Manager of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, West Plains, was recently appointed as a district representative to the Internal Operations Committee of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC), Jefferson City.

Summer of 2012: despite extreme heat, a new peak energy demand was not created

The summer of 2012 will go down in history as one of the hottest and driest summers on record. Data recorded by the National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri at West Plains Regional Airport reported only 6/10 of an inch of rain in the month of July.

Notice regarding automated calls to some HOEC members

A number of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) members in Oregon and Shannon counties have notified the cooperative of automated phone calls they have received claiming electric rates would be increasing 14.4%. HOEC has determined that the automated phone calls are regarding a proposed rate increase by an investor owned utility, Ameren UE, based in St. Louis.

High-voltage safety demo held at HOEC

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) is committed to electrical safety; this commitment extends to the communities served by the cooperative. Recently, HOEC hosted Pike Energy Solutions at the HOEC facility to conduct a live electric line safety demonstration using 7,200 volts of energy.

Storm damage repairs complete

After severe thunderstorms packing 60 mile per hour winds swept through south-central Missouri the morning of Monday, June 11, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) crews were faced with power outages in a widespread area.

Rebates available for energy-efficient upgrades

As a member of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, you have opportunities to make energy-efficient upgrades to your home and return a substantial portion of the costs to your pocket with rebates from HOEC.

HOEC's 73rd Annual Meeting of Membership

The 73rd Annual Meeting of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative was held May 4th, 2012 at the West Plains Civic Center where approximately 750 were in attendance.


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