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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.

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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.

Roanoke EC Reports Over 3,000 Outages Following Hurricane Matthew

Early reports this morning show that we have over 3,000 member-owners without power with the most significant concentration of outages occurring in Bertie, Halifax and Hertford.  The crews have started assessing system damage brought by Hurricane Matthew’s impact.  Preliminary assessments indicate that the restoration effort may take days to fully restore power to all member-owners being affected due to the extent of road damage throughout our service area.


North Carolina's electric cooperatives stand ready to restore any outages that may occur as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Line crews from electric cooperatives serving coastal communities, as well as cooperatives serving inland areas of eastern North Carolina, are stocking repair materials, checking equipment and fueling trucks.

Co-ops Vote: The Strength of Our Collective Voice

Be sure to view this video of President and CEO, Curtis Wynn, as he describes how vital the Co-ops Vote program is in elevating our collective voice.


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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