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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!

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.


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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