Winter storm outage restoration completed

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative finished restoring power by 10 p.m. Friday evening (Feb. 22nd), following the ice storm which began early Thursday morning and continued through late that afternoon. At the height of the outage HOEC officials reported just over 3800 members of the Cooperative without power.

HOEC reflects on eventful 2012

The year 2012 saw a continued commitment by Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative to be a leader in delivering cost efficient, reliable energy with value-added service to its member-owners.

Oregon county upgrade completed

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative has completed a major upgrade of service in a large area of Oregon County. The system improvements made will ensure continued reliability of service to Cooperative members in the area.

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.


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