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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. – 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 ...

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 ...

Three employees of Associated Electric Cooperative who work at the Thomas Hill Energy Center were among those honored March 21 at the 23rd annual employee recognition awards ceremony at the member-owned wholesale power cooperative’s Springfield headquarters. The recipients are Kenneth R. Hildreth of Macon for the 2016 Excel Award for Mentor of the Year; John Michael Wilhite of ...

Thirty-one employees at New Madrid Power Plant were among those honored at the 23rd annual employee recognition awards ceremony March 21 at the headquarters of Associated Electric Cooperative, a member-owned wholesale power supply cooperative. Excel award recipients are nominated by their peers for the prestigious awards. The Excel Award for Innovative Action went to a team o ...

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Four employees from Associated Electric Cooperative’s Springfield headquarters were among those honored this week at the member-owned, wholesale power supply cooperative’s 23rd annual employee recognition awards ceremony in Springfield. The recipients of the awards are Donald G. Frederick of Springfield, for 2016 Excel Distinguished Service Award; Stacy G. Ja ...

Mike Green is hanging up his hard hat, ready for retirement after nearly 36 years at Associated Electric Cooperative’s Thomas Hill Energy Center.   Located near Clifton Hill, Missouri, the Thomas Hill Energy Center is one of Associated Electric’s coal generation stations used to generate power for six regional and 51 local, member-owned electric cooperatives.   In 1981, Gre ...

Change has been abundant during Steven Wood’s 35 years with Associated Electric Cooperative, which owns and operates the Thomas Hill Energy Center to provide affordable, reliable power to six regional and 51 local, member-owned electric cooperatives. Chief among those changes are environmental controls that improved air quality, including construction of half-billion-dollar pl ...

Associated Electric Cooperative employee Kim D. Holloway of Poplar Bluff celebrated his 25th year at New Madrid Power Plant, where he is a journeyman machinist mechanic. “My father was a union electrician in the IBEW in St. Louis. He always told me to learn a trade, that you can always work your trade and find more opportunities for employment. The ‘knowledge is power’ ...

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