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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!

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.


News and Events

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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