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Press Releases

Amplex bringing broadband to Kelleys Island this fall

Amplex Internet will begin to construct a fiber-to-the-home network, which will be capable of providing Kelleys Island residents with reliable high-speed internet up to 1,000Mbps. Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative (HWE) has agreed to terms with Ampl…

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2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who virtually attended the 2021 Annual Meeting on June 12th. If you were not able to attend the live Annual Meeting, you can watch the recording on our YouTube page. During the meeting we announced our newly elected board of truste…

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Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Donates $20,000 to STRICT Center

NORTH BALTIMORE, OH- Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative in partnership with CoBank, presented a $20,000 donation to the Hancock Firefighters Association for the Simulated Tactical Response and Incident Command Training (STRICT) Center, an innovati…

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Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative awards over 12,000 in scholarships

NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO – Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative announces seven scholarship recipients for 2021. 1st place- Lydia Spaeth, Findlay High School received $2,750. She is the daughter of Bret and Tamara Spaeth and plans to attend Miami Univer…

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Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op announces election results via Virtual Annual Meeting



NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO – June 13, 2020 – The 2020 Hancock-Wood Electric Annual Meeting took place online this year, due to the circumstances around COVID-19. Members were able to watch the pre-recorded video in the comfort of their homes and …

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Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op announces election results with three new trustees



FINDLAY, OHIO – June 11, 2019 – More than 1,200 consumer-members and their families enjoyed food, games and entertainment June 8 at the 81st annual Hanc…

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U.S. Rep. Latta and Ohio Rep. Jon Cross address energy issues at Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op Legislative Meeting (1)


FINDLAY – On March 15, more than 200 consumer-members and elected officials gathered for Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative’s annua…

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Hancock-Wood Electric hires director of business development to assist with economic development growth

NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO–Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative (HWE) announced today that it has hired Curt Croy as director of business development to strengthen the utility’s economic development strategic initiatives established by its board of trustees…

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We demonstrate our Concern for Community by volunteering and donating to local charitable causes. Nearly $500,000 in grants have been distributed in the last decade through grants and Operation Round Up funds to individuals and organizations in need. We also provide assistance to Habitat for Humanity, schools, churches and community events. To learn more, click on Community Involvement above. learn more

Members benefit from electric service reliability, competitive rates, money after co-op bills are paid in the form of patronage/capital credits, discounts, informative co-op publications, easy-to-access payment plans, rebates, scholarships, family-friendly Member-only events and a vote in the direction of Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op. To learn more, click on Member Benefits above. learn more

Hancock-Wood keeps Member owners informed about legislation that could impact their rights or lead to unstable energy costs. Your voice has been heard at the highest court in the land. In response to petitions by electric co-ops, states and industry, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the Clean Power Plan. This is an unprecedented act by the Supreme Court. To learn more, click on "Legislation" above or go to learn more