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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.

Community celebrates shared solar farm at Roanoke EC headquarters with Ribbon Cutting ceremony

The community-shared solar farm located at Roanoke EC headquarters building is now operational, supplying a total of 100 kilowatts of electricity to electric cooperative members who are interested in investing in solar energy.

New year. New design. New user-friendly functionality. Same dependable information. Welcome to our new website!

January 13, 2015

As we’re focusing more on developing a heightened level of effective communications with our members, your cooperative is excited to announce the launch of its new website. 

Low Cost Chance for Members to lead Renewable Energy Effort

January 9, 2015

Members of Roanoke EC can tap into the sun’s energy for a one-time fee and start getting credits on their monthly energy bills. The cooperative has announced a community-shared solar farm that would allow co-op members to buy the output from individual panels of arrays being built at the cooperative’s headquarters building.

Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress 2: Keeping The Commitment to The Community

The Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress Phase 2 (RCPP2), a local collaborative effort of community partners led by Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC), convened its last quarterly meeting on Friday, December 5 at the REC headquarters.

Former Area Judge Partners with the Roanoke Center on Addressing Land Loss Issues

Retired Chief District 6B Court Judge Alfred W. Kwasikpui serves as grant attorney and legal consultant for REC's Sustainable Forestry and African-American Land Retention Project.

Granny Squares of Love: Meeting People’s Needs Where They Are

Roanoke Electric Cooperative employee Rita New is recognized for serving her community both on and off the job.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative announces Community Solar project

REC has announced plans for its Community Solar project.


News and Events

June 09, 2017

The Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress Phase 2 (RCPP2) convened its quarterly meeting on Friday, June 9, at Roanoke Electric Co-op’s headquarters. RCPP2 is a local collaborative effort of community partners led by the co-op. Partners gathered to hear updates about one of the co-op’s most valued projects – Roanoke Connect.

June 08, 2017

Educators have until September 18 to be granted up to $2,000 towards their classroom project.

June 07, 2017

Two local high school seniors recently completed internships at Roanoke Electric Cooperative. 

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