News

Kay Electric Announces Youth Tour Winners

McAreavey and Lipsey will represent KEC in Washington, D.C.

Kay Electric Cooperative’s Annual Youth Tour Banquet wrapped up on the evening of March 22.  Area juniors wrote essays about what they see as the biggest challenges that the electric utilities will face in the future and why.  School administrators and faculty, parents, KEC employees and directors listened and learned as the eight finalists presented their essays in speech form.

2015 Fourth Quarter Grants Awarded at January KECF Meeting

The Kay Electric Community Foundation is in full swing and northern Oklahoma citizens are seeing first-hand what the Cooperative Difference can do for a community, organization and rural individuals. Most Kay Electric Cooperative members participate in KUP, in which power bills are rounded up to the nearest dollar. The amount rounded up can be as little as 1 cent and is never more than 99 cents a month. On average, each participating member contributes around $6 a year.

Foundation Awards its First Five Grants

Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters – set enough of them aside on a regular basis, and the coins add up to dollars. That’s how the KUP program works.
     Most Kay Electric Cooperative members participate in KUP, in which power bills are rounded up to the nearest dollar. The amount rounded up can be as little as 1 cent and is never more than 99 cents a month. On average, each participating member contributes around $6 a year.

Outage Texting, Now Available - Cell Number Needed

On October 12, 2015, we will be deploying a new service to the membership, the ability to TEXT an electrical outage to us.  This service will provide an alternative to calling us in an outage situation.  “The new service is faster and just as accurate as a phone call,” states Kay Electric’s CEO TIm Rodriguez.  “Almost 60% of Americans currently text. The percentage for our membership might be slightly less than that, but that percentage is increasing. For those who prefer to text, this new service is the perfect solution.”

Local Teens Headed For Energy Camp

Kay Electric selected six local teens to attend YouthPower Energy Camp, May 30 to June 2.  Located near the Oklahoma’s scenic Red Rock Canyon, Energy Camp builds teen leadership skills by teaching campers about cooperatives.  This year, the following teens will represent KEC at Energy Camp: Weston Light, Kayleb Darst and Lukas Steinert, Garber; Amber Watts, Blackwell; Karlie Tucker, Home School; and Kaylee Williams, Shidler

KECF awards 7 applications for 2016 second quarter grants & Celebrates 1 year of giving back

 The Kay Electric Community Foundation (KECF) celebrates its one-year anniversary the first of August. The inaugural year can be clearly labeled a huge success to northern Oklahoma citizens and organizations. The KECF awarded more than $39,000 to 23 grant recipients these past 12 months.    

KEC Recognizes Safety - No Loss Time

     Kay Electric Cooperative is committed to delivering safe, reliable, competitively priced services and energy to its member-owners, while being an outstanding community partner. KEC encourages safety first in every aspect of its business operations. It’s imperative for KEC to deliver safe electricity to its members and also key to practice safety in its day-to-day operations.          

Pages