Three reform candidates are challenging incumbent Rappahannock Electric Cooperative board members and are pledging to revise co-op policies around transparency and renewable energy if elected in August.
In Appalachia and across the country, ratepayers are demanding more clean energy, affordability, choice and transparency from their energy providers. Roanoke Electric Cooperative Roanoke Electric Exemplifies Service to Members A rural North Carolina cooperative responds to member feedback by fostering…
A rural North Carolina cooperative responds to member feedback by fostering economic development and clean energy.
In Appalachia and across the country, people are reclaiming their power from electricity monopolies that weren’t serving their needs.
Since 2008, Eastern Iowa’s Farmers Electric Cooperative has integrated more solar power after seeing the financial benefits it brings to the community.
Our Executive Director Tom Cormons discusses why we need an energy system that is responsive and responsible to the people it serves.
Rappahannock Electric’s attempt to block members’ efforts to bring reform amendments to the ballot has sparked a legal dispute. All other Virginia electric co-ops have joined Rappahannock in opposing the members’ push for transparency.
In the Southwest, several electric cooperatives are demanding better terms and more renewables from their power provider.
Deep-seated corruption at an Oklahoma electric cooperative spurred several member-owners to organize a campaign for reform.
A citizens group is calling for transparency at their electric cooperative, and helped to generate the second-largest voter turnout in recent history at the co-op’s annual meeting.