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Otsego Electric Cooperative Broadband Meeting

We will be doing a public information meeting at the Laurens Central School on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM. This meeting will be an opportunity to update our co-op members and the community on the Broadband project. If you have questions about the project, we'll would like to see you there. 

Achievable resolutions

By Allison Goldberg

Do most new years speed past as resolutions are forgotten? You are not alone. Setting large, difficult goals and making strong initial progress that fades as the weeks go by happens to everyone. Don’t worry; small changes can have big impacts and be easier to maintain. Here are some reasonable resolutions to help you make healthy, positive changes.

If you want to eat better but find you cannot adhere to a strict, restrictive diet, try making more nutritious choices one at a time.

Look out for scams

Look out for scams

By Meghaan Evans

Unfortunately, in today’s world, scams are inevitable. Scammers can threaten you with everything from legal action involving the IRS to turning off power to your home.

Utility scams often involve an individual or group posing as an employee of your electric cooperative. The scammer may use threatening language in order to frighten you into offering your credit card or bank account information. Don’t fall victim to these types of scams. Understand the threats posed and your best course of action:


On February 22, 2017, Otsego Electric Cooperative’s (OEC) Board of Directors authorized a rate increase in the amount of 1.5% of the current member service charge.

Click here for notice.

Board Candidate Petition

The Board Candidate Petitions have been posted. Please follow the instructions. 

NEW Pay-by-Phone

NEW Pay-by-Phone 1-844-843-6842 SECURE Automated Phone System

To ensure that ALL MEMBER'S information is safe and secure Otsego Electric Cooperative is now providing an option to pay your account(s) over the phone. There are no additional fees and it's fast and simple. You must have your account number or the phone number associated with your account to use the automated system. Your account number is located on your bill. After dialing 1-844-843-6842, you will go to the main menu. You will be prompted to press numbers for the actions you wish to complete. 

USDA Rural Energy for America Program

USDA Rural Energy for America Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2017 – $50 million

Phone Payments

Phone payments made by credit, or debit card go directly to our secure automated number 1-844-843-6842.    

There are many advantages to calling the secure number:

  • The secure payment number is available 24/7 
  • Payments post to your account directly
  • It is a safe and secure payment method



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