In this issue:
Community Boosters (cover story)
A look at how four electric co-ops improved the quality of life in their service territories.
Building Staff Smarts (Feature)
NA commitment to training helps electric co-ops handle the flood of system automation technologies.
Tech Trailblazers (co-op tech)
Twenty-three electric co-ops from 12 states have set out on a journey to make the grid smarter.
Power Companies Had Their Shot (Flashbacks)
Rural electrification easily could have tacked in a different direction, with profit-driven investor-owned utilities completing the mission instead of electric cooperatives.