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Electric Coop Ranks With Top Innovative Businesses

BARC Electric Cooperative was named the seventh most innovative company in North America in 2021 by Fast Company, the media firm that ranks advancements across all sectors worldwide. Serving nearly 13,000 members in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley region, Millboro-based BARC is the first electric coop bestowed the honor.

Electric Cooperatives Form New Broadband Association

Five electric cooperatives in Virginia and Maryland have formed a broadband cooperative association aimed at encouraging the expansion of high-speed internet service in underserved rural areas. The new Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Broadband Cooperatives (VMDABC) includes Millboro-based BARC Electric Cooperative and its BARC Connects subsidiary, Arrington-based...