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Co-op mobile app allows member-owners to track energy usage

With the co-op’s mobile app, member-owners can monitor their daily energy usage and make better informed decisions to save money on their electric bills. 

Enviva and Roanoke Electric Cooperative Partnership Supports Forest Health and Retention

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE, SC - Enviva Holdings, LP today announced a $45,000 grant to support African American land retention and healthy forests in northeastern North Carolina.  The grant to the Sustainable Forestry Program of the Roanoke Center—a nonprofit affiliate of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative headquartered in Ahoskie, North Carolina—deepens the existing partnership between Enviva, the Roanoke Center, and the U. S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment).  That program serves forest owners in seven counties in the Cooperative’s service region and near two of Enviva’s wood pellet facilities.

Co-op saves member-owners energy, money with water heater controls

Roanoke Electric Co-op is offering water heater control devices. Which boost energy efficiency and savings, free to member-owners.

Roanoke Electric seeks to boost outreach to local schools

As part of its community outreach efforts, Roanoke Electric Co-op representatives made a special delivery recently to the Northampton County School Board.

Co-op to discuss broadband service updates at upcoming RCPP2 meeting

The Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress Phase 2 will convene its quarterly meeting on Friday, October 20, at Roanoke Electric Co-op’s headquarters. RCPP2 is a local collaborative effort of community partners led by the co-op.  Join us to get the latest update on the co-op's plan to deploy internet service throughout its service territory.

Please register by Friday, October 13,  for the quarterly meeting email: rsvp@roanokeelectric.com or jjenkins@roanokeelectric.com

Please see the agenda for the upcoming meeting below:

Heating and Cooling Tips for Manufactured Homes

If you own a manufactured home, Roanoke Electric Co-op wants to make sure you're taking measures to ensure you have an efficient heating and cooling system. You can also make simple improvements that save energy and make your home more comfortable. 

Co-op invites member-owners to Co-op Connections Day event

Roanoke Electric Co-op invites member-owners to its National Co-op Connections Day event on Friday, Oct. 6, at its headquarter office in Aulander.  The co-op will host an outdoor vendor fair with local participating Co-op Connections businesses to provide member-owners with additional savings and deals when they use their Co-op Connections Card. 

Co-op invites Contractors to Wi-Fi Devices Initiatives Workshop

Roanoke Electric Co-op is inviting local contractors to participate in its Upgrade to $ave Wi-Fi devices workshop on Wednesday, October 4.  Upgrade to $ave is a program that finances cost-effective energy efficiency improvements for co-op member-owners while helping qualified local contractors gain work. 

Causes of Power Outages and Blinks

Have you ever wondered what causes your power to go out or blink?  Roanoke Electric Co-op takes pride in being able to keep your lights on.  However, we do recognize that sometime outages may occur.  The video below gives insight about the most common causes of power outages.

Co-op offers free programmable thermostat plus monthly savings

Roanoke Electric Co-op is now offering its ecobee3 thermostat at no cost to member-owners. In the past, member-owners could purchase the Wi-Fi enabled thermostat at up to 60 percent off of retail price.  Now, member-owners pay absolutely nothing for the thermostat and still enjoy the monthly savings of at least $4.00.

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October 30, 2017

With the co-op’s mobile app, member-owners can monitor their daily energy usage and make better informed decisions to save money on their electric bills. 

October 27, 2017

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE, SC - Enviva Holdings, LP today announced a $45,000 grant to support African American land retention and healthy forests in northeastern North Carolina.  The grant to the Sustainable Forestry Program of the Roanoke Center—a nonprofit affiliate of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative headquartered in Ahoskie, North Carolina—deepens the existing partnership between Enviva, the Roanoke Center, and the U. S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment).  That program serves forest owners in seven counties in the Cooperative’s service region and near two of Enviva’s wood pellet facilities.

October 17, 2017

Roanoke Electric Co-op is offering water heater control devices. Which boost energy efficiency and savings, free to member-owners.



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