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Here are the latest news releases from Associated Electric Cooperative.

David McNabb, Associated Electric Cooperative’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, announced he will transition from that position Oct. 1 to serve as senior vice president and special advisor to the CEO and general manager, pending McNabb’s retirement at the end of the year.   Meredith Roberts, currently Associated’s vice president and controller, will succee ...

A new Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study of the impacts of increasing renewable energy levels in the Midwest reveals reliability concerns, energy price increases and price volatility as potential impacts. “As a member-owned, member-governed wholesale power generation cooperative, we are alarmed by a rush to renewables without technologies available today to ensu ...

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Nineteen area Associated Electric Cooperative employees were among those honored at the cooperative’s recent virtual 27th annual employee recognition ceremony hosted at its headquarters in Springfield. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have excelled in their careers, leadership, mentoring, innovation, community services, teamwo ...

New Madrid, MO – Andrew Mack of Benton, Manny Zeringue of Jackson and Joseph Nevel and Ralph Palmer of New Madrid are among those recently honored recipients at the 27th annual employee recognition awards ceremony hosted virtually at Associated Electric Cooperative’s Springfield headquarters. All four employees work at the cooperative’s New Madrid Power Plant. The Excel awards ...

Joe Foster and David Newberry of Moberly, Steve Iwanowicz of Macon, Tammy Mason of Paris and Bret Price of Huntsville were among those honored at the virtual 27th annual employee awards ceremony, hosted from Associated Electric Cooperative’s Springfield headquarters. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have excelled in their careers, leadership, m ...

Springfield, MO – The three-tiered system of cooperatives served by Associated Electric Cooperative has endured record-setting peak demand days brought on by extreme temperatures in its service area and a wide swath of the country. Associated was able to reliably serve its member load, not requiring any service interruptions, in part due to its diverse generation portfolio and ...

Members of Associated Electric Cooperative’s six owner generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives are being asked to reduce electricity consumption due to extreme cold weather that is taxing utilities throughout the Midwest. Associated Electric has declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 2 and is making a public conservation appeal to mitigate the risk of worse ...

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Six local Associated Electric Cooperative employees were among those honored at the cooperative’s 26th annual employee recognition ceremony, held virtually Aug. 18 due to pandemic safety guidelines. Award recipients are Jason Finke of Nixa and Ali Baumhoer, Peter Ottoson, Brent Ross, Mark Woodson, Sean Wright and Thomas Umphres, all of Springfield. The Excel ...

Nathan Ames of Bonnots Mill, Brent Harris of Macon and Cassie Plotner of Huntsville, all employees of Associated Electric Cooperative at Thomas Hill Energy Center, were among those honored Aug. 18 at the 26th annual employee recognition awards ceremony, which was virtual due to pandemic safety guidelines. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have e ...

Eric Canady of Morley, Jackie Harmon of Puxico, Jordan Lawyer of Cape Girardeau and Bill Pullum of Essex, all Associated Electric Cooperative employees at New Madrid Power Plant, are among those recently honored at the 26th annual employee recognition awards ceremony Aug. 18, held virtually due to pandemic safety guidelines. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of ...

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