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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.

Celebrating National Co-op Month

Roanoke Electric Co-op is inviting member-owners to join us as we celebrate National Co-op Month. Each Friday in October, the co-op will be offering, information, goodies and giveaways for those who stop by our co-op headquarters, in recognition of this special occasion.

Tracking progress on Roanoke Electric Co-op’s Big Four initiatives

When Roanoke Electric Co-op debuted its “Big Four” initiatives as its corporate strategy for the future, we made the promise to keep our member-owners updated on its progress every step of the way. 

Your October issue of the Roanoke Flashes is available for viewing now!

Find out how member-owners will receive FREE snacks and giveaways every Friday in October in this issue of the Roanoke Flashes.

Wynn Visits Electrification Project in Bolivia

More than 300 families in Northern Bolivia have spent the past month discovering life-changing ways electricity can be used in their homes, thanks to the efforts of 15 electric cooperative volunteers. Through the NRECA International Foundation, a team of volunteer linemen and engineers from Oklahoma’s and Missouri’s electric cooperatives joined forces to electrify two villages in northern Bolivia, working from August 1–14.


Justin Francis, a lineman at Roanoke EC, will join 24 other electric cooperative line workers from across the state on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Pole Top Rescue competition in Raleigh.

Ecobee Thermostat Incentive

In 2014, your cooperative began exploring Wi-Fi enabled thermostats. Why?  These devices offer member-owners an easy and convenient way of managing your home’s comfort and electric bill from your mobile device.

How is your bill calculated?

Although you may receive your bill each month, your cooperative knows that sometimes the numbers may seem confusing.  That's why we want to make sure that you know exactly what they mean.


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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