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Co-ops Make Our Voices Heard on Capitol Hill

NC co-op leaders made a trip to Washington, D.C., to talk policy

Report: Electric Co-ops Fuel U.S. Economy

Cooperatives are engines of economic development in their local communities

NC State Predicts Average Hurricane Season

The Atlantic Basin may see 13-16 named storms in 2019

NC Co-op Linemen Volunteer for Brighter World Initiative

13 linemen from seven electric co-ops will bring electricity to a remote Bolivian village

The Work of a Lineman

A 12-year-old’s ode to her grandfather’s work on the lines

Caswell County Library Gets a Big Upgrade

Funds facilitated by Piedmont Electric supported renovations

NC Co-ops Position for a Brighter Future

Statewide annual meeting focuses on innovation and service

The Path to Low-Carbon Power

NCEMC has been on a path to generating electricity while emitting less carbon dioxide for decades

Co-op Leaders Rally in Raleigh to Meet with Legislators

Co-ops discussed issues important to members and their communities

NC Meter School Tackles Grid Tech

A long-standing conference keeps meter and substation experts in the know

2019 Pole Top Rescue Competition Tests Lifesaving Skills

Fast-paced action highlights just how challenging it is to be a line worker

Questioning Space Heater Efficiency

A reader wants to know: How can something be 300% efficient?

NC Co-ops Were Center Stage at the National Annual Meeting

Roanoke Electric’s Curtis Wynn was elected national board president

Bright Ideas Educational Grants Set Record in 2018

Co-ops awarded $675,000 to K-12 teachers last year