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Watered-Down Demand

Dairy cows and 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans keep Maurice Loehmer busy with a dizzying schedule most days. Yet it turned his head when his local electric co-op took interest in his farm – to make it more affordable to water his crops.

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Cemented Legacy

Retired contractor Don Acheson was planning to build his new house when the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impact sent lumber prices skyrocketing and led to workforce shortages.

To make his planned home a reality, Acheson turned to some old friends – and his new electric cooperative.

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Paint the Town L-E-D

The increasing speed of technology has generated new ways that electric cooperatives can best serve their local communities. One Missouri co-op took that concept to the street – literally.

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Benefits Baked In

An employee at a food products manufacturer trekked to a basement storage area – one of the few spots in the fully illuminated plant not bustling with employees – when a light bulb went off in his head. The business plan that was hatched brought improvements and even more savings into the mix than expected.

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