Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a member of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This Arlington, VA based national service organization oversees cooperative employee benefit plans; carries out federal government relations activities like lobbying; conducts management and director training; and spearheads communications, advocacy, and public relations initiatives. NRECA represents more than 900 not-for-profit electric cooperatives throughout the United States.
Buckeye Power, Inc. is Ohio's generation and transmission cooperative, providing power to the 24 Ohio-based electric cooperatives. Buckeye Power owns a diverse portfolio of base load and peaking facilities, outfitted with best-in-class environmental controls. Holmes-Wayne is part-owner of Buckeye Power.
Touchstone Energy is a national network of electric cooperatives across 46 states that provides resources and leverages partnerships to help member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members. Holmes-Wayne is a Touchstone Energy Partner, abiding by the high standards of customer service and conducting its business according to the four core values: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, and Commitment to the Community.
All 24 of Ohio's distribution electric cooperatives, including Holmes-Wayne Electric, are members of the statewide trade association of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives (OEC). Holmes-Wayne depends on OEC for services like loss control and safety training, lobbying, education, and communication - including production of the Ohio Cooperative Living magazine. The OEC office is located in Columbus, Ohio and shares space with Buckeye Power.