RE Magazine

April 2012 

In this issue:

Revamped Voting (cover story)
From online and mail-in balloting to phone messaging, electric cooperatives are changing their elections processes to increase transparency and promote greater member participation.

Retirement Savings: A Way To Pay For College? (Nest Egg)
While tapping your 401(k) account might seem like an enticing way to fund your son’s or daughter’s college education, doing so could end up hurting you and your family in the long run.

Power Lines That Fix Themselves (co-op tech)
Electric co-ops are finding distribution system self-healing applications more flexible and affordable than ever.

Rates ‘Within Reach Of The People’ (Flashbacks)
RE Magazine looks at the start-up struggles faced by New Hampshire’s lone electric co-op.

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