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System maintenance planned for Dec. 31

December 30, 2021

Starting around 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, we will have planned maintenance on our member payment systems, the My Account section of our website and our app. The maintenance period will last approximately three to five hours. If you need to report an outage during that time, you can report by texting OUT to […]Read more

Are portable space heaters efficient for my home?

December 27, 2021

Small space heaters are meant to do exactly as their name says: heat a small space. Unfortunately, many people use portable space heaters to heat their entire home, which can really take a toll on your energy bills. The truth is, whether or not you should use space heaters really depends on your home’s efficiency […]Read more

Transmission system upgrades increase flexibility, come at a cost

December 27, 2021

It’s hard to believe that another new year is upon us. At South Central Power Company, we’re grateful for the opportunity of another year of service to our communities. We are also looking ahead at the challenges we face and charting a course to best address them while still providing you, our members, with the […]Read more

South Central Power donates $10,000 to keep kids warm

November 24, 2021

This year, thousands of children in Ohio will go without the warmth of a winter coat. In many cases, children skip school because they aren’t properly clothed. With even more kids in poverty due to the pandemic, there is greater need for kids’ coats and gloves this year. These essential items keep kids warm and […]Read more

Payment System Maintenance Planned

November 8, 2021

Due to system upgrades, members will experience outages of our payment system (website, app and phone) on Thursday Nov. 11 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. If your bill is due during the maintenance period, please pay earlier if possible. If you attempt to […]Read more

Grants from South Central Power Company Foundation — October 2021

November 5, 2021

Congratulations to the October 2021 Operation Round Up grant recipients! Grants are awarded by the South Central Power Company Foundation from donations from members who round up their bills. Learn more about Operation Round Up and the application process. Name  County Award Project/Program Description Adena Health System  Ross $10,000.00 Wig Program Backpack for Buddies Fairfield $3,000.00 […]Read more

Be energy efficient this winter

November 2, 2021

Did you know? The greater the difference between the temperature outside and the thermostat setting inside, the harder your heating system will work and the more electricity it will use, even if you don’t change the thermostat setting. This is especially true for homes that don’t have enough insulation, homes with single-paned or aluminum-framed windows, […]Read more

South Central Power employees return to work following Middle East deployments

November 2, 2021

Nate Dupler, Journeyman Line Worker, Lancaster Military branch: Ohio Air National Guard Rank: Tech Sergeant Military career field: Power production Dupler recently returned to South Central Power’s workforce following an eight-month deployment to the Middle East, where he worked on high voltage generator maintenance and other power production projects. “I enjoyed the change of pace, […]Read more

Remembering the past, honoring those who serve

November 2, 2021

Stepping into the Tri-State Military Veterans Museum in Belmont, Ohio, is like entering a special class on military history. The unique collection of artifacts honors our veterans from the Ohio Valley and beyond. Founded in 2016 by Floyd Simpson, the museum continues to grow, thanks to donations and grants from individuals and organizations. Today, it […]Read more

Stay Safe: Don’t touch electrical equipment

November 2, 2021

Read up on some facts and tips about utility equipment. If in doubt, don’t touch it — call us first for assistance!Read more