On October 25, 2021, students from 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade at Swedeborg elementary school were able to attend Gascosage Electric’s first “Camp Co-op”. The campers were able to learn about several things throughout the day including renewable energy sources, electric vehicles, and drone usage in the electrical industry. They were even able to see live demonstrations of a pole being set, right of way crews working, and a pole-top rescue. Sho-Me was happy to assist in “Camp Co-op” and we look forward to future camps with all of our member cooperatives.
“Electric co-ops are essential to the economic well-being of the communities they serve, providing good jobs, keeping the lights on, and helping to create a positive environment for families, farms and businesses to thrive.”
Jim Matheson, CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
NIANGUA RIVER DAM
The Niangua Hydraulic Generating Station, situated on the Niangua River, approximately 24 miles northwest of Lebanon, was completed late in 1930 by the Management and Engineering Corporation and placed in operation by the Missouri Electric Power Company on November 9, 1930.