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Virginia Electric Coops Win $162 Million for Universal Broadband Efforts

Four electric cooperatives in Virginia will provide high-speed internet access across 20 counties and connect more than 50,000 residents and businesses after winning $162 million in recently announced state and federal grants.

East Coast Cooperatives Work to Restore Power After Winter Storm

Lineworkers from North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania are assisting Virginia, Maryland and Delaware-based crews to restore power after a winter storm knocked out power to more than 160,000 meters. The outages were caused by heavy snow on limbs and trees.

Coops Across America Donate School Supplies

Many coops across the country are assisting their local schools as the new year starts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Peace River Electric Cooperative, Ozarks Electric Cooperative, Southside Electric Cooperative, Trico Electric Cooperative and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative were among many coops to donate supplies to schools across the country.