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TSE Sports Camp Scholarships Due March 31: Roanoke EC to award full scholarships to basketball camp to two local students

The deadline is quickly approaching for middle-school students to apply for an all-expense paid scholarship from Roanoke EC to attend summer basketball camp at two of the state’s largest universities.  

Play It Safe: Home Renovation Safety

The days are longer, the ground is thawing and lots of people are eager to take on yard and gardening projects that will give their home a fresh face for spring. Whether your plans include building a new deck or just planting shrubbery, follow a few safety tips to make sure your spring is a happy one.


Curtis Wynn, the chief executive officer of Roanoke Electric Cooperative based in Aulander, N.C., was recentlly elected as secretary-treasurer for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) board of directors.

March issue of the Flashes is now available!

You can now view the latest issue of the Roanoke Flashes.


Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC) has adequate resources to keep the electricity flowing in the extreme cold snap forecasted for later this week. 

View your crews in action with Crew Corner!

Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s lineworkers are the heart of the Co-op Nation, proud and strong!

Straight Talk Forums Are Back: Roanoke Electric to Community Forums in Area Communities

Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC) is making plans to host its 2015 series of Straight Talk Forums.

Roanoke Joins Effort to Continue Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Roanoke Electric has joined the effort with over 900 electric cooperatives nationwide to contact Congress and ask them to support the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in the federal 2016 budget.

Play It Safe: Kitchen Safety Tips

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your home, but did you know that it’s also the one with the most potential dangers?

Our February issue of the Roanoke Flashes is now available!

You can now view some exciting updates in the February issue of the Roanoke Flashes.


News and Events

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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