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2016 a big year at Ozarks Electric
December 2016

Dear Valued Members,

As the year draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and to look back upon all of our accomplishments for this year.

From the unveiling of the new logo in February to the opening of the solar facility in April to the announcement of OzarksGo, a telecommunications subsidiary, it’s been a busy year.

When we launched our new logo, we said it represented our connection and continued dedication to our members, and our promise to change and adapt as necessary to best serve you. We strove to uphold that commitment throughout 2016.

One such effort to meet our members’ changing needs and desires was the creation of the first utility-scale, member-owned solar generation facility in Arkansas. If you can’t install solar panels on your house, or just don’t want to go through the trouble, you can buy shares of this facility and still reap all the benefits of owning a stake in renewable energy.

An even bigger announcement, though, was the creation of OzarksGo, a telecommunications subsidiary that will increase the quality of life of our members with affordable all-fiber Internet, television and telephone service. We’re just getting started, so watch for the service to become available in your area in the coming months and years. I hope you’re as excited about this new service as we are.

I am looking forward to next year and anticipating the positive changes it will bring as we continue to power communities and empower our members. I wish you the best in 2017.

Mitchell Johnson 


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