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Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives
Contact: Dennis Mingyar
6677 Busch Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: 614-430-7873

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Welcome to the Buckeye State

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives serve more than 400,000 customers and covers nearly 40 percent of the land area in Ohio including portions of 77 of Ohio’s 88 counties. Our customers range in size and complexity from Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing plants with peak power loads of 40 megawatts to local family-owned businesses.

Ferguson, the largest wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies in the U.S., selected a Mercer County, Ohio site

Our service territory is within 600 miles of 61 percent of all US and Canada’s manufacturing locations and home to multiple ports, airports, rivers, rail lines and interstate highways linking all North American and global markets. Ohio’s central location combined with 13 intermodal facilities served by Norfolk Southern and CSX make Buckeye Power’s service territory a top site location choice.

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Benefits of doing business with Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives

Electric cooperatives are unique in that they control the three main components of the electric utility industry – power generation, transmission and distribution. Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives enjoys several important advantages compared to investor-owned utilities including:

Our services include:

  • A more competitive cost structure
  • Service reliability
  • Control of generating capacity
  • Local ownership and decision-making
  • Service delivery that is second to none

Buckeye Power Economic Development Services

The Buckeye Power Economic Development team serves as the economic development resource for the 25 local cooperatives within the Buckeye Power umbrella.

By combining our resources, Buckeye Power provides you with a single point of contact representing the entire service territory. This highly experienced, responsive and well-connected team led by Dennis Mingyar delivers the information and contacts you need to make timely and well-informed investment decisions.

Our services include:

  • Location research
  • Assistance with locating a suitable site or building
  • Tours of our service territory in Ohio
  • Guidance to quickly reach the right contacts within local, regional and the state JobsOhio economic development organizations
  • Rate quotes and load calculations
  • Connections to officials for assistance with workforce training programs, applications for tax credits, low interest rate financing, and local planning and permitting agencies.

We welcome the opportunity to help you learn about the Ohio region and find a location that meets your specific needs.

Contact: Dennis Mingyar at dmingyar@ohioec.org or (614) 430-7873.

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