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Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s broadband initiative enters next phase

With its “Roanoke Connect” fiber optic network nearly complete, Roanoke Electric Cooperative is launching a pilot program to test how it could be used to bring high-speed internet to co-op member-owners. The pilot is an important step toward bridging the digital divide for Roanoke Electric members in northeastern North Carolina.

Discover two offers to lower your electric bill in the March issue of the Flashes!

Tired of your electric bill getting lost in the monthly clutter of expenses?  Find out how your cooperative is offering to help in the latest issue of the Roanoke Flashes.

Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Project Announces Financial Assistance for Forest Landowners

Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s non-profit organization The Roanoke Center, Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Project (SFAALRP) announces financial assistance for forest landowners in the following counties: Halifax, Northampton, Bertie, Hertford, Gates, Chowan, and Perquimans.

You're Invited! Roanoke Electric Cooperative plans to discuss broadband access at upcoming RCPP2 Meeting

Join your cooperative and community leaders to discuss broadband access and energy conservation through connectivity at the March 10th Roanoke Chowan Partners for Progress (RCPP2) meeting.

Apply for a Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarship by March 31

Time is ticking for local middle-school students to apply for an all-expense paid scholarship to attend summer basketball camp at two of the state’s largest universities. 

Common Power Line Myths

Roanoke Electric Cooperative bets you’ve heard a lot of myths about power lines, like “If birds sit on power lines, they must be safe to touch.” Not true. And we’re here to tell you why.

Join us for a Career Fair on February 23

Looking for a career?  Join us at the upcoming Career Fair at The Roanoke Center on February 23rd.

Love on the Line

Roanoke EC’s lineworkers don’t work alone on our power lines. Whether they are climbing poles, restoring power, or clearing tree limbs to prevent future outages, they are never far from the hearts of the women who love them.

Don’t miss these alerts for your account!

When there’s something going on in the world, most people want to be alerted as soon as possible.  Whether it’s a breaking news update or the latest iPhone release, knowing sooner rather than later is everyone’s desire – and knowing information about your account is no different!  


Please be advised that as of March 1, 2017, our Care Center Assistants will not be able to process your credit card payments at the cash register.  Although this may be an inconvenience for our member-owners we must have your best interest at the forefront of all that we do.  Roanoke Electric is striving to serve our member-owners with excellence in all that we do and being PCI compliant is just one of those ways.


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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