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The Work of a Lineman

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

NC’s Wynn Elected to Lead National Board

The Roanoke Electric Cooperative CEO was elected board president in March

Electricity is Increasingly the ‘Fuel’ of Choice

A new report projects electricity demand to surge by 2040

An Outlet for Energy Savings

Energy-saving wall outlets are effective and easy to install

Electric Power is Key to the Future of a Bolivian Village

NC co-op volunteers will travel to Laphía through the ‘Brighter World’ initiative

NC Meter School Tackles Grid Tech

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

Burn Center Pioneer Dies at Age 103

John Stackhouse founded the center with electric co-ops nearly 40 years ago

Co-op Kenan Fellows Hit the Court

Educators were recognized for their achievements at an NC State basketball game

Crisis Counseling Available to Hurricane Florence Victims

Call the Hope 4 NC Hotline for more information

Co-op Microgrid Team Named ‘Top Innovators’

Butler Farms and South River EMC partnered on the project

Bright Ideas Educational Grants Set Record in 2018

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

Co-op Linemen Advance Skills at Nash Community College

10 co-op employees earned advanced certificates covering line construction and safety standards

NC Safety Leader Receives National Honor

Farris Leonard was recently awarded the H.C. Potthast Award by his peers

Hurricane Florence Recovery Highlighted at ECU Game

Electric co-ops brought members back online following record outages