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Barry Hart Honored with Conspicuous Service Medal

Barry Hart Honored with Conspicuous Service Medal

Barry Hart, CEO of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, was presented with the Missouri Conspicuous Service Medal by Adj. Gen. Steve Danner during the association’s annual meeting Oct. 11. He is only the second civilian to be presented with this medal in...
How To Prevent Electric Shock Drowning

How To Prevent Electric Shock Drowning

Each year, 3,800 people die from drowning. Electric shock drowning occurs when an electric current escapes boats, docks and lights near marinas, shocking nearby swimmers. There are no visible signs of current seeping into water, which makes this a hidden danger. The...
Don’t Waste. Insulate!

Don’t Waste. Insulate!

Properly insulating your home reduces heating and cooling costs, and improves comfort. R-values measure a material’s resistance to conductive heat flow. The higher the R-value rating, the greater the effectiveness of the insulation. Below are recommended...
A new push for rural jobs

A new push for rural jobs

by Barry Hart  |  bhart@amec.coop One of my favorite roles during my career in rural electrification has been working to bring new jobs to my community as an economic development professional. Electric cooperatives realized early on there was no point...

Important Electricity Terms to Know

As valued Member-Owners, Missouri Electric Cooperatives strive to provide stellar service in all aspects of our work for you. From our lineworkers out in the field to our team in offices across Missouri, we work hard so you don’t have to worry about what it...