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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.

Roanoke awards $8,000 back to area schools

Six teachers from the Gates, Northampton, Halifax and Hertford Counties will receive grants tonight to fund innovative projects in their classrooms.

Roanoke Connect: Bringing Broadband to Roanoke Electric Cooperative Members

Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC) is taking steps to bring its members into the twenty-first century, in terms of technology.

Play- It -Safe: Winter Safety Tips

Did you know? – Monthly average temperatures in North Carolina are the lowest in January, resulting in the increased chance of snow, sleet, freezing rain or a wintry mix, according to the State Climate Office of North Carolina. Our state saw its fair share of winter storms in 2014, so let’s all take the time now to reacquaint ourselves with winter safety tips.

Roanoke Electric Brings Light to Guatemala

Things will be brighter in Guatemala, thanks to Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC). REC is helping Guatemala, a developing nation, by sending lights that are in good condition.

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.

November Flashes issue is now available!

You can now view your November issue of the Roanoke Flashes!

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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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