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August Energy Tips: Lift Some of the Load Off Your A/C

Hot, hot days are nothing new to us now. As we head into August, there are likely few days that your air conditioner will not be running for a period of time.This month, we are sharing some ways to take the stress off of the air conditioner and save a little on your electric bill.

July Energy Tips: Prepare Your Home For Vacation


As you prepare to take a vacation, there are so many things to get in order. Maybe your list doesn't include the water heater or thermostat -- but it should.

This month, we are sharing some good vacation practices for your home that will help save money whether you are taking a week-long beach vacation or just a couple days away.

June Energy Tips: Peak Alerts

CEC Urges Conservation & Safety During Heat Advisory

Extremely high temperatures and humidity are predicted over the next couple days with temperatures exceeding 90 degrees. Central Electric Cooperative’s (CEC’s) seven county service territory – Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Mercer, and Venango counties – is under a Heat Advisory from the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh from noon today, July 19 to Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m. 

CEC strongly encourages all members to stay safe and conserve energy during this heat wave. 

CEC to Implement New Rate Structure -- Not a Rate Increase

the following is an article from July's issue of Power Lines -- the member newsletter. 

Finding the Right Balance

by Matthew Boshaw, CEO & General Manager of Central Electric Cooperative

TSE Hot Air Balloon at Local Festival

Come see the Touchstone Energy Hot Air Balloon at Balloon Fest 2019 to be held at Wolf’s Camping Resort, Knox PA, June 21 and 22.  

Annual Election Changes

Each year, two of Central Electric Cooperative’s (CEC’s) eight board members are up for reelection. In some years, one or both elections are uncontested. In the past, we sent you an election ballot each year, regardless of how many candidates were running for each director seat. When elections have been unopposed, we have received frequent questions from the membership regarding the need or requirement to print and mail ballots. After much consideration, the board voted to make a bylaw change that saves the cost of a formal election when candidates were running unopposed. 

May 2019 Energy Tips: Dehumidifiers

With spring comes rain and we have certainly not been lacking rainfall recently. As we turn off the heat in our homes, we may find excess moisture is an issue.

April Energy Tips: The Cost of a New Appliance

Buying new appliances can go a couple of ways. It can be exciting to pick them out and decide which new bells and whistles you would like to have. It can also come after the failure of your current appliances and be forced upon you.


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