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Make managing your bill easier with REC’s mobile app

Other than your wallet or purse, your cell phone is often one thing that you rarely leave home without.  As your electric cooperative, Roanoke wants to ensure that you have control of your account no matter where you are.  That’s why your account is now always at your fingertips with your Roanoke EC mobile app.

Tired of late fees? Eliminate them with e-bill and bank draft and get a $10 bill credit

Has your bill ever gotten lost in the mail?  Have you ever been so busy that you forgot to pay your bill on time? Your cooperative recognizes that sometimes life happens! Let us make your life a little easier with e-bill and bank draft.

Getting the best of Old Man Winter: Cold weather prep

There’s lots to love about winter: hot chocolate, cozy sweaters and fires crackling in the hearth. At the same time, tumbling temperatures make heating systems work harder and create weather conditions that can sometimes lead to power outages.

Fight the upcoming winter chills

Frigid temperatures can cause heating systems to work over time, and since heating and cooling can make up nearly half of your electric bill, you may experience sticker shock when you open that bill. Instead of waiting until after a potentially high bill is in your mailbox, be proactive. There are things you can do now to help ensure you are managing your energy use and spending less.

Roanoke’s corporate strategy yields results

Message from Curtis Wynn, President & CEO

Three years ago, your cooperative made the strategic decision to be more than just your electric service provider. Roanoke underwent months of strategic planning and goal-setting with one major focus in mind: your satisfaction.

IMPORTANT: End of Year Procedures Announcement

As we approach the end of 2016, here's some important information about how this year's end of year procedures may affect you.

Play It Safe: Holiday Lighting Safety

Holiday lighting and decorations can make the winter season feel magical, but before you take the Griswold approach to decorating, consider some tips to make sure you’ll have a safe and efficient holiday season.

Your December issue of the Roanoke Flashes is now available for viewing

Find out how you can get credit on your electric bill when you shop online in this issue of the Roanoke Flashes.

Do you own Forestland?

If you own forestland, our Sustainable Forestry project can help you!

Roanoke Awards Grants to Educators for ‘Bright Ideas’

Roanoke EC is awarding $8,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to seven teachers to fund engaging classroom learning projects. More than 1,400 students at schools in Gates County will participate in Bright Ideas projects funded by Roanoke this year.

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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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