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Here are the latest news releases from Associated Electric Cooperative.

William “Dino” Wilkerson of New Madrid, material handling supervisor at New Madrid Power Plant, was among those honored recently at the 24th annual employee recognition awards ceremony at Associated Electric Cooperative’s Springfield headquarters. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have excelled in their crafts, vocations and professions or in sp ...

Shane A. Bruner of Moberly, Austin J. Holbrook of Macon and Anthony G. Joseph of Macon, all Associated Electric Cooperative employees at Thomas Hill Energy Center, were among those honored recently at the cooperative’s 24th annual employee recognition awards ceremony. The Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have excelled in their crafts, vocations and ...

At its recent annual employee recognition event, Associated Electric Cooperative recognized four employees at Thomas Hill Energy Center who will reach significant service anniversaries in 2018. Danny Hess, shift supervisor,­­­­­­­­ will celebrate 35 years with Associated this year. Lonnie Gravitt, shift supervisor, Diana James, mine office administrator, Kevin Wyatt, assistan ...

At its recent annual employee recognition event, Associated Electric Cooperative recognized five employees at New Madrid Power Plant who will reach significant service anniversaries in 2018. Ronald Hollies, journeyman instrumentation technician specialist, marks 30 years of service at the New Madrid Power Plant. Terry Hedges, journeyman instrumentation technician specialist;  ...

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Twelve employees at the headquarters of Associated Electric Cooperative, Springfield, were among those honored this week at the 24th annual employee recognition awards ceremony at Associated Electric Cooperative’s Springfield headquarters. The annual Excel awards are peer-nominated recognitions of employees who have excelled in their crafts, vocations and pro ...

SPRINGFIELD, MO. – At its recent annual employee recognition event, Associated Electric Cooperative recognized Kenny Tillman, principal SCADA architect at its Springfield headquarters, who will celebrate 45 years with the cooperative in 2018. As a supervisory control and data acquisition architect, Tillman works with an internal control system that uses computers, networked da ...

March 9, 2018, release from the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Contact: Maggie Kost, DED, 573-522-5058 | maggie.kost@ded.mo.gov Marston, MO – Delaware-based Magnitude 7 Metals announced plans today to create more than 450 jobs and to reopen an aluminum smelter in Marston, Missouri. “After the closure of the aluminum smelter in Marston, hundreds of people worked ...

MARYVILLE, Missouri – Tenaska, one of the leading independent power producers in the United States, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (Associated) with a capacity of approximately 236 megawatts (MW) of renewable power from a wind project in northwest Missouri. The Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center project, currently ...

Alan McCune was a freshman physical science teacher at Odessa High School when he got a call from his former high school counselor in the summer of 1982. The counselor worked in human resources at Thomas Hill Energy Center and was looking to hire individuals in preparation for the addition of Unit 3. He asked McCune if he was interested in a job. McCune interviewed, and started ...

Associated Electric Cooperative will receive more than $45,000 through the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation to develop habitat at its Thomas Hill Energy Center for the monarch butterfly – which has experienced a 90 percent decline in the last 20 years.   The Missouri foundation received one of 23 new grants totaling $3.77 million from the National Fish and Wildlife F ...

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