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Member-owners contribute more than $3,000 back to community

At its recent quarterly meeting, Roanoke Electric Cooperative Care Trust Board awarded more than $3,000 to local nonprofits as part of the cooperative’s charitable community service program, Operation RoundUp.

Your February issue of the Flashes is now available for viewing!

Don’t wait until your bill comes!  Know your daily usage with these alerts. Find out how you can start receiving your alerts today in the latest issue of the Flashes!

Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place!

Historically, trees have been major contributing factors in power outages, especially during major storms.

Therefore, your cooperative has developed an aggressive vegetation management plan essential to controlling the growth of trees and other vegetation around the 2,000+ miles of line that make up our distribution facilities and rights-of-way.  Here are a few helpful tips to ensure that your trees are being planted in the right place for your co-op's right-of-way.

Want $10.00?

If given the chance to earn $10 while simplifying our lives, many of us would jump at the opportunity. Well, that’s the opportunity member-owners get when they sign up for e-bill and bank draft. 

Need $1,000 for college?

Sending a child off to college is one of the greatest joys of parenthood. With all of the preparation that will go into getting your child ready for that special day, Roanoke would like to help reduce the financial challenge of being able to afford their education.

Improved home efficiency: a resolution with a big impact

Eat more vegetables. Eat less chocolate. Exercise three times per week. Stop swearing.  New Year’s resolutions give us the opportunity to start fresh and consider changes to our habits that lead to personal improvement. But what if our personal resolutions had a bigger impact?  There’s one that can – a resolution for a more energy efficient 2017.

There’s an app to manage your electric service on the go!

Would you like to make payments, view daily usage graphs, track your payment history, and customize alerts for almost everything including due date reminders without having to log into your laptop or desktop?  Member-owners now have an app for that!


Curtis Wynn, CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative based in Aulander, N.C., has won a national award for innovation and excellence in communication. Wynn received the 2017 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award through the electric cooperative industry’s Spotlight on Excellence Awards program yesterday.


North Carolina's electric cooperatives are monitoring conditions and are ready to respond if power outages occur as a result of winter weather.


Roanoke is giving two local middle school students an opportunity to hit the hardwood alongside their favorite college basketball athletes and coaches this summer, thanks to Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships.


News and Events

April 28, 2017

Member-owners gathered at Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s headquarter office on Thursday, April 20, to try its high-speed internet network offered through its Roanoke Connect Phase II project.

April 26, 2017

Find out how you can save big on your electric bill each month in the May issue fo the Roanoke Flashes!

April 24, 2017

May is a month to enjoy the flowers, soak up sunshine and cross those final tasks off your spring-cleaning checklist. Some of those jobs might require skills and equipment you don’t often use, so it’s a good time brush up on electrical safety, especially considering it’s National Electrical Safety Month!

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