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SOPEC was established in 2014 by the local governments in Southeast Ohio to increase efficiency in local government by providing shared administrative, financial, and legal services required for public energy programs. SOPEC is a profit-neutral public service organization established as a Regional Council of Governments under Chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code. SOPEC provides its programs in a fair manner to all customers, in an equal manner to all communities, with full transparency and accountability for performance, and without the need for profit-margins.
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MORE THAN AN ENERGY BROKER
SOPEC has some advantages that energy brokers just can’t match. As a non-profit public service organization, SOPEC will guarantee a low group rate for your community. SOPEC will also guarantee a more valuable aggregation experience from the very beginning. SOPEC will help the community’s leadership understand how energy markets and utility rates actually work. SOPEC will also refund any excessive administrative fees back to the community to remain profit-neutral. And because SOPEC is profit-neutral, SOPEC will never pressure decision makers into a long-term fixed rate. SOPEC will also provide assistance with researching and financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout your community. And SOPEC will also provide never-ending customer support.
LEARN ABOUT ENERGY PROJECTS
Formed in 2014, SOPEC began as a simple governmental aggregator that allowed two neighboring communities to share energy aggregation services. In 2015, SOPEC began to add other programs focused on energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy development. SOPEC began to grow. Today, ten local governments have joined the SOPEC Council of Governments for energy programming and services.