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Your co-op newsletter has a new look!

Your June issue of the Roanoke Flashes has a new look with the same great information!

Co-op holds ribbon cutting for new substation

Roanoke Electric Co-op unveiled its new Darlington substation, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 31 in Halifax.

Co-op sends two local students to Washington, D.C.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative is proud to sponsor an all-expense paid trip to the nation’s capital for two local junior high school students.  This coming June, they will join more than 1,500 students from 44 states to participate in Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

Co-op member-owners can receive outage alerts via text

Hurricane season officially starts June 1.  When these storms hit, they have the potential to cause major outages.  Now, member-owners can easily receive outage updates with Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s outage text alerts.

RCPP2 Meeting: Co-op to discuss broadband updates

Roanoke Electric Cooperative will be hosting the quarterly Roanoke Chowan Partners for Progress (RCPP2) meeting on Friday, June 9. Curtis Wynn, the co-op's president and CEO, will be giving an update on the co-op's efforts to provide broadband access through Roanoke Connect.

Co-op’s energy assistance program aims to help member-owners

Roanoke Electric Cooperative continues to provide a route for member-owners seeking assistance programs and financial aid with paying their bills. 

Want savings? Sign up to ‘Upgrade’

Is your home overdue for an energy efficiency upgrade? If the answer is “yes,” Roanoke Electric’s Upgrade to $ave program offers a win-win solution.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative Supports Wounded Warriors

For the third year in a row, Roanoke Electric Cooperative and several other eastern electric co-ops supported the Gates County Wounded Warrior Turkey Hunt.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative launches high-speed internet pilot program

Member-owners gathered at Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s headquarter office on Thursday, April 20, to try its high-speed internet network offered through its Roanoke Connect Phase II project.

Upgrade To $ave generates a steady flow of savings for member-owners in this issue!

Find out how you can save big on your electric bill each month in the May issue fo the Roanoke Flashes!

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August 14, 2017

Last week, NOAA warned of an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season, with 2-5 major hurricanes now in the forecast.

With this in mind, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials are emphasizing the importance of having hurricane preparedness plans in place. North Carolina sits on the Atlantic coast, and when hurricanes hit the region they often bring with them flooding, power loss and wind-damage. 

August 01, 2017

The Roanoke Electric Care Trust board recently awarded grants to five community groups, as part of the co-op’s Operation RoundUp program. Third quarter grants totaled $10,111.25 and were presented to the following organizations:

July 27, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO Curtis Wynn testified recently on “The State of Infrastructure in Rural America” before the House Committee on Agriculture.



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