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Co-op Lineworkers Through the Ages

The evolution of gear from the early days of electrification

NC Electric Cooperatives, CoBank Support Rural COVID-19 Relief

$20,000 donation will go to community nonprofit organizations

U.S. Renewable Energy Tops Coal in 2019

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

Co-ops Offer Resources for COVID‑19 Hardships

New website provides information for those in need of assistance

Now Available: License Plate Honoring Lineworkers

‘Keeping the Lights On’ specialty license plate is now available to NC drivers

Settlement Funding Helps NC Co-op Members Drive Electric

$700,000 will fund expansion of EV charging network

Brighter World Initiative Volunteers Receive National Honors

President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes commitment to service

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

Program houses families while children receive medical care

Haywood EMC and Tri-County EMC to host Kenan Fellows

NC co-op shave hosted nine Kenan Fellows since 2014

Long-term Plans Focus on Value for Co-op Members

Sustainability and efficiency goals underscore cooperative difference

NC Solar+ Schools Grow in 2020

Grant program helps fund solar on K–12 campuses

Local Co-op Microgrids Recognized as Industry Leaders

Projects in Brunswick and Harnett counties are awarded for innovation

NC Co-ops Position for Economic Development Opportunities

Projects around the state bring jobs and new investments

Students Receive 2020 Youth Leadership Scholarships

Three scholarships were awarded to participants from the NC Youth Tour

9 Tips to Help You Avoid These Coronavirus Scams

Scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic to their advantage