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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.

Enjoy savings this New Year with our Wi-Fi enabled thermostat!

Heating and cooling your home is often a significant portion of your monthly household budget.  As a result, Roanoke would like to help you reduce that challenge by lowering your monthly electric bill.

Start your New Year off with your January issue of the Roanoke Flashes!

We want to give you $10! Find out how you can earn $10 towards your bill in this issue of the Roanoke 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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