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4-H Youth Leaders Share Thanks with NC Electric Co-ops

Co-ops sponsored annual citizenship conference

Decorate Safely This Holiday Season

Damaged wiring and candles increase fire risk

NC Co-ops and Employees Donate After Disaster Strikes

In 2020, $35,000 was raised to support communities in need

NC Students Receive Youth Leadership Council Scholarships

Shivalee Patel and Alex Scruggs selected by their peers

Co-op Fosters Equality Through Land Management

Roanoke Electric program empowers Black landowners

Co-op Lineworkers Through the Ages

The evolution of gear from the early days of electrification

Settlement Funding Helps NC Co-op Members Drive Electric

$700,000 will fund expansion of EV charging network

Know Your Voting Options for Election Day

There are three ways to make your voice heard in NC

NC Solar+ Schools Grow in 2020

Grant program helps fund solar on K–12 campuses

NC Electric Cooperatives, CoBank Support Rural COVID-19 Relief

$20,000 donation will go to community nonprofit organizations

Brighter World Initiative Volunteers Receive National Honors

President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes commitment to service

Local Co-op Microgrids Recognized as Industry Leaders

Projects in Brunswick and Harnett counties are awarded for innovation

U.S. Renewable Energy Tops Coal in 2019

The data bucks a long-running trend (since 1885)

Co-ops Present $20,000 to Ronald McDonald House of Eastern NC

Program houses families while children receive medical care