2017 Youth Tour

How electric co-ops are investing today in the leaders of tomorrow. 

Read Story »


Lighting Up the World: one village at a time

Lighting Up the World: one village at a time

Electric Cooperatives of Oklahoma to electrify remote Guatemalan village.


Digging Deep for Energy Solutions

An innovative co-op partnership is making geothermal heat pumps affordable for more homeowners—and changing their energy future.


Your Health First

Your Health First

Advantages of Advance Directives


Pocket-sized Preparedness

Pocket-sized Preparedness

Apps to keep you safe on the go.


OAEC Celebrates 75 Years of Service

OAEC Celebrates 75 Years of Service

Formed in 1942 to provide services and support to Oklahoma’s rural electric cooperatives, the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC)—or as it has been known since its early days, the “Statewide,”—recently celebrated 75 years of service. 


New executive order calls for review of the Clean Power Plan

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan rule. Also known as the “CPP,” the rule was a result of former President Barack Obama’s strategy to combat climate change.


Be Prepared

Practical tips to help your family prepare for disasters


Forestry Youth Camp

Forestry Youth Camp

Do you know a teen who could benefit from a week of canoeing, hiking, fishing and swimming in a beautiful forest? Oklahoma Forestry Services invites girls and boys between the ages of 13 to 15 to apply for its 61st Annual Oklahoma Forestry Camp, which will be held June 5-10 at Beavers Bend State Park in southeast Oklahoma.


Volunteers Selected to Electrify Remote Village in Guatemala

Volunteers Selected to Electrify Remote Village in Guatemala

The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC) has selected a group of volunteer linemen to electrify a remote village in the northwestern part of Guatemala this coming October.


5 Must-Have Apps for Traveling

5 Must-Have Apps for Traveling

With warmer months upon us, now is the perfect time to start planning a vacation to shake off the last of those winter blues. 


Oklahoma Living wins national journalism award

Oklahoma Living wins national journalism award

Anna Politano, editor of Oklahoma Living,  has won the prestigious 2016 George W. Haggard Memorial Journalism Award from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The award was presented at NRECA’s annual meeting in San Diego.


Life on the Line

Life on the Line

A fulfilling career for Bob Owens


Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Electric cooperatives of Oklahoma add solar to power generation mix.


Core Data Center

Core Data Center

State-of-the-art data center in rural northeast Oklahoma


Energy Trails: lighting a path in Bolivia

Energy Trails: lighting a path in Bolivia

A writer's perspective on a life-changing journey.


Flying Dreams

Flying Dreams

Can drones help co-ops patrol remote right of ways?


Threatened or not?

Threatened or not?

Co-ops play an active role in preserving the lesser prairie-chicken.


Southwest Power Pool celebrates 75 years of electric reliability

Southwest Power Pool celebrates 75 years of electric reliability

Over its 75 years, SPP has grown significantly from an affiliation of 11 companies with a common goal in 1941 to an organization employing 600 professionals.


Dialing for Dollars

Dialing for Dollars

New twists on telephone scams target electric co-op members.