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Florida Cooperatives Warn That Repairs Could Take Weeks

As Florida continues to cope with effects of Hurricane Ian, electric cooperatives across the state have begun restoration and repair work after more than 300,000 meters lost power. Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative let members know by social media post that restorations would be delayed, but that full restoration efforts would begin on Friday morning. Lee County Electric...


Using economic development incentives awarded by the Pasco County Office of Economic Growth, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative plans to build a light industrial park in one of Florida’s poorest areas, providing up to 150 full-time jobs.

Florida Cooperative Assists in Animal Sanctuary Improvements

Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative (WREC) is teaming up with the nonprofit group Historic Monkey Island to improve living conditions at a community primate sanctuary. WREC will provide manpower and equipment to install climate control systems, a new playground and additional protective barriers.

Electric Cooperative in Florida Donates $2 Million

Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative (WREC) donated more than half a million dollars to two high schools in Hernando and Pasco counties and awarded $1.3 million in post-secondary scholarships to children of members in its five-county service area. Funding came from WREC’s educational foundation.