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‘Tis the season for giving: Member-owners give more than $10,000 to community organizations

Operation RoundUp is the gift that keeps on giving. Thanks to our member-owners, Roanoke Electric Cooperative recently presented four local organizations funding in support of their community initiatives.

Don’t be fooled by common energy myths

Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis, watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by common energy myths.

Get exclusive updates in your November issue of the Roanoke Flashes!

Find out how you can get assistance with your winter bills through our Energy Assistance Program and learn about some important end of year procedure updates in this issue.

Join us for a Blood Drive on November 17th

Give blood. Save a life.  Roanoke is hosting a Blood Drive at the Ahoskie office Thursday, November 17th.

Receive your delinquent notice instantly!

Sign up for e-bill and never have to worry about receiving important information concerning your electric bill late again. 

A Special Note of Thanks

On behalf of our board of directors, employees, and staff, your cooperative would like to thank all of our member-owners for your patience during last week's restoration efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew. 

Play it Safe – Wall Outlets

Wall outlets are the bridge from electricity to appliances; they make it possible for our lamps, cell phone chargers, coffee makers and televisions to run. Most of the time, we don’t even think about how that happens or whether there are any dangers associated with it, but there are a few things you can look out for to keep your home and your family safe.

Roanoke EC Crews Restore All Outages Following Hurricane Matthew

Since receiving its first outage alert on Friday, October 7, Roanoke is pleased to announce that all known services are now active.

Roanoke EC Crews Narrow Outages Down to Approximately 200 Meters Overnight

As of 5:30 a.m. this morning, Roanoke EC crews have narrowed its total outage report of 5,200 meters over the course of the storm to just over 200 meters with the assistance of Adams Electric Cooperative of Gettysburg, PA. 

Roanoke EC Crews Restore Almost Half of System Outages Following Hurricane Matthew

Crews have been working non-stop since early this morning to restore over 3,500 outages resulting from Hurricane Matthew.  Since then, crews have restored almost half of those meters that were without power.


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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