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RCPP2 Meeting

(Roanoke Chowan Partners for Progress 2)

Friday, December 2, 2016

10:00 a.m. to Noon


Save energy, save money during this time of big spending

It’s supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but the holiday season leaves many of us wringing our hands – and our wallets – trying to make every dollar stretch further.

We can’t help you with your holiday expenses, but we can help you with your home energy budget. And that might just make the whole season feel a little happier.

Top Ten Tips for Energy Savings

Here are the top ten tips that any good energy saver should do first.

Bringing World-Class Service: Roanoke EC staff takes advantage of in-house training during the Veterans Day holiday

Your cooperative is constantly striving to improve the level of service that our member-owners receive from us.  We ensure that we take advantage of every possible opportunity to better our service – even on holidays. 

Get credit on your electric bill when you shop this holiday!

The holiday shopping season is upon us.  Haven’t quite finished your holiday shopping yet? No worries! Shop from the convenience of your own home online, and your cooperative will reward you for doing so.

Play it Safe - Thanksgiving Holiday Safety

The kitchen is a popular place, especially during the holidays. Between the turkey, stuffing, casseroles and pies, you’re likely to spend a great deal of time there during the next couple of months. It’s important to remember the kitchen isn’t all sugar; there’s some spice, too. Keep the following safety tips in mind this holiday season.

Roanoke Electric honors veterans’ service to country, values service to co-op

Susan Williams considers herself one of the fortunate ones.

After high school, she entered the U.S. Air Force where she spent her military career copying Morse code. When her four-year tour of duty ended, she ventured into the workforce, seeking and eventually finding what she called “a good fit” for a military vet like herself with limited civilian work experience.

‘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.


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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