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Prepare for Above-Average Hurricane Season

An early forecast calls for at least seven hurricanes this year

Co-ops, Teachers Prepare Students for Jobs of the Future

Experts demonstrate the power grid at the 2018 emPowering STEM conference

10 Electrical Safety Tips for Spring

Be safe outside around electricity

Electric Co-ops Raise Funds for NC Jaycee Burn Center

Donations total more than $1.8 million over the years

Federal Spending Bill Funds Co-op Priorities

A $1.3 trillion spending bill includes budget priorities for electric co-ops

Co-op Leaders Leave Annual Meeting Enlightened, Inspired

Sessions focus on how co-ops are leading the energy future

Blue Ridge Energy Trims Trees by Helicopter

Aerial blades make quick work of right-of-way management

'Expert Tree Feller' Causes Randolph EMC Outage

Crews responded to repair damage done by an industrious beaver

By the Numbers: America’s Electric Cooperatives

NC’s electric cooperatives are part of a national network with impressive reach

Roanoke Electric Leader Appointed to Education & Workforce Council

COO Marshall Cherry will aid in fostering comprehensive, high quality education

Co-ops Award $650,000 in Education Grants in 2017

Teachers fund innovative projects through Bright Ideas program

Federal Task Force Gives Nod to Co-op Smart Grid Work

White House-commissioned report touts e-connectivity progress

Wind Power Projected to Outpace Hydro

Hydropower has long held the top spot among renewables