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Straight Talk: Calls to action echo amid growing concerns about energy rates

In two recent community forums, Roanoke Electric Cooperative officials issued calls to action to its membership, as the co-op continues to advance strategies to cope with higher energy costs and improve service.

Play It Safe – Hurricane Safety

The month of June officially kicks off the summer season, but it also marks the beginning of a potentially dangerous time—hurricane season. Get tips on how to stay safe.

Electric Cooperative Reaches Safety Milestone

For the second year in a row, Roanoke Electric Cooperative took home the “gold,” earning special recognition by the state of North Carolina for its safety achievements. 

The June issue of the Roanoke Flashes is now available!

Want to know the exclusive updates for the month of June? Find it here in the latest issue of the Roanoke Flashes!

Straight Talk Series Continues With Focus on Curbing High Energy Costs

In an ongoing series of community forums, Roanoke Electric Cooperative officials continue to address concerns about electricity costs and shed light on the co-op’s cost-saving initiatives and programs.   


Roanoke Electric Cooperative was recently recognized for excellence during the annual meeting of North Carolina’s 26 electric cooperatives in April in many of the categories for outstanding achievement in the political action campaigns (PACs) supported by cooperative employees and members across the state.

Play It Safe: Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and in recognition of the occasion, Roanoke EC is raising awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety.

The May issue is waiting for you!

The May issue of the Roanoke Flashes is now available with exclusive updates just for you!

Local lineman on hand for Linemen Appreciation Day law signing

Corey Hayes, lineman from Roanoke Electric, represented N.C.’s electric cooperatives during the signing of the law.


News and Events

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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