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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.

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.


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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