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Electric Cooperatives Support Passage of Major Energy Legislation

The National Rural Electric Cooperation Association and its members applaud the House passage of major energy legislation which will modernize and expedite the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act for cooperatives.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative Announces Rebrand to Roanoke Cooperative

Roanoke Cooperative’s rebrand demonstrates the expanded services that it now offers to its members, including high-speed internet access and fiber connectivity.

Senate Appropriations Committee Announces Aid for South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association

Senator John Kennedy announced nearly $85 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster aid grants for Louisianians on Tuesday.  Over $77.5 of that funding will go to the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association for system-wide repairs related to Hurricane Ida.

CoBank Announces $250,000 Contribution to NRECA International

For the 12th consecutive year, CoBank has contributed in support of NRECA International’s rural electrification projects in order to help provide access to safe, reliable and affordable electricity.

Cullman Electric Cooperative to Receive Grant to Fund Fiber Internet

Cullman Electric Cooperative will receive a $4,579,716.92 grant to assist in bringing Sprout Fiber Internet to more than 1,300 households, 33 businesses and 23 anchor institutions.

A New $750 Million Power Station Will Supply Electricity to a Group of Five Electric Cooperatives in Louisiana

A $750 million, 700-megawatt electric generation plant is being built by Kindle Energy in Iberville Parish.  The Magnolia Power Generating Station will supply power to the 1803 Electric Cooperative, an alliance of five utility groups, and is expected to begin commercial operations in May 2025.

Electric Cooperatives Take Four of the Top Five Spots on the Annual J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Poll

The 2022 J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study is based on responses from 102,879 online interviews conducted from last January through November, and electric cooperatives dominated the top spots again. Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), headquartered in Cumming, Georgia, was the highest-ranking electric utility overall and Jackson EMC placed...

New Power Supply Partnership Between CORE Electric Cooperative and Invenergy

CORE Electric Cooperative (CORE), Colorado’s largest electric distribution cooperative, and Invenergy have entered into a twenty-year agreement to provide CORE with over 1.2 terawatt-hours of renewable energy per year.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Issues Statement on Election

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Chief Executive Officer has issued a statement following the midterm elections emphasizing the importance of policymakers in setting policies to further the goals of electric cooperatives.

TCEC and TEC Enter Sole Source Alliance

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) announced entry into a sole source alliance with Texas Electric Cooperatives (TEC). The alliance continues to increase TEC’s bargaining power, adding almost 9,000 more miles of distribution line.

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