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News, information and opinions on the energy industry, politics and North Carolina’s electric cooperatives.

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

NC Co-ops Position for Economic Development Opportunities

Projects around the state bring jobs and new investments

Co-ops Offer Resources for COVID‑19 Hardships

New website provides information for those in need of assistance

Prepare for a ‘Busy’ Hurricane Season

Up to six major hurricanes are projected for 2020

Haywood EMC and Tri-County EMC to host Kenan Fellows

NC co-op shave hosted nine Kenan Fellows since 2014

Students Receive 2020 Youth Leadership Scholarships

Three scholarships were awarded to participants from the NC Youth Tour

Now Available: License Plate Honoring Lineworkers

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