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Electric Cooperatives Discuss Top Policy Priorities for 2023

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association held a recent Question and Answer session to outline its 2023 policy goals aimed at helping pass legislation benefiting cooperatives and ensuring the new laws are implemented as intended.

Cooperatives and Other Groups Urge the Department of Energy to Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges

The American Public Power Association, the Edison Electric Institute and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association submitted joint comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) at the end of November, urging the DOE to use the Defense Production Act to prioritize transformers and critical grid components. The groups noted that electric reliability is a prerequisite to many of...

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.

Electric Cooperatives Receive $15 Million Award to Enhance Security Capabilities

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, which represents nearly 900 local electric cooperatives in the U.S., has been awarded $15 million by the U.S. Department of Energy in an effort to help expand cybersecurity capabilities.