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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.

At the Heart of the Community

Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s business is providing electricity, but our heart is in empowering our member-owners and building the communities we serve. If you’re looking for love this Valentine’s Day, consider the love we have to give to you and to the community.

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!


News and Events

August 14, 2017

Last week, NOAA warned of an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season, with 2-5 major hurricanes now in the forecast.

With this in mind, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials are emphasizing the importance of having hurricane preparedness plans in place. North Carolina sits on the Atlantic coast, and when hurricanes hit the region they often bring with them flooding, power loss and wind-damage. 

August 01, 2017

The Roanoke Electric Care Trust board recently awarded grants to five community groups, as part of the co-op’s Operation RoundUp program. Third quarter grants totaled $10,111.25 and were presented to the following organizations:

July 27, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO Curtis Wynn testified recently on “The State of Infrastructure in Rural America” before the House Committee on Agriculture.

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