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How Usage Peaks Will Impact Coming Electric Bills

Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative would like to remind members that on the mornings of January 2nd and January 17th new peak levels of electricity usage were set. The new peak levels were set due to the extremely low temperatures that were recorded in the HOEC service area.

January 17 Subzero Temperatures Result in Usage Peak

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative reports that on the morning of January 17, 2018, a new peak level of electricity usage was set by HOEC members. Members may recall that the cooperative’s last peak was set on the morning of January 2, 2018.

During the past several days, The National Weather Service has reported temperatures as low as the negative digits.

Home and Garden Show March 2nd and 3rd

The Southern Missouri Home Builders Association (SMHBA) will host the 26th Annual Home and Garden Show on Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at the West Plains Civic Center. The show will be open from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

This year's theme is “The Smart Home is Here!”

High School Juniors: apply for CYCLE by February 19th

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) continues its commitment to support area youth in education. The Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience (CYCLE), is a statewide effort of the Electric Cooperatives of Missouri designed to bring together some of the brightest young high school students to learn about electric cooperatives and state government.

Keep safety in mind when heating your home

Space Heater Safety

This week's blast of frigid winter temperatures has most of us looking for ways to make our homes warmer and more comfortable. For many, portable space heaters are a quick and easy solution; however, these devices can be dangerous or even deadly if used improperly.


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