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Regional Meetings ‘Always On’

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: August 25th, 2014

Electric cooperative leaders will gather at five regional meetings in the next two months to demonstrate the strength of the co-op movement and help chart a course for its future. Under the theme of “Co-op Nation: Always On,” directors, managers and staffers from NRECA’s 10 regions will review proposed resolutions and hear from speakers on... Read more

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Energy Efficiency

Co-op Launches Energy Audit Program

Published: August 29th, 2014

An electric cooperative in Alaska is launching a new energy audit program to help commercial members find ways to control expenses with low-cost, energy-efficiency improvements. Alaska Village Electric Cooperative recently received a $200,000 grant from the... Read more

Business & Finance

Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: August 29th, 2014

Here is the weekly update for key fuel prices that affect rural electric co-ops. In some cases, these represent averages across the country or in particular regions, and might differ from local market prices. Read more


Weekly Digest for August 29

Published: August 29th, 2014

The Weekly Digest contains brief summaries of some of the most important stories recently posted on Click on the issue date on the Weekly Digest page to open a PDF that is suitable for printing and distribution. Read more

Business & Finance

TVA to Hike Rates by 1.5 Percent

Published: August 28th, 2014

The Tennessee Valley Authority will raise power rates by 1.5 percent in fiscal 2015 to keep a $10.7 billion budget on track. The authority’s board of directors approved the increase Aug. 21 as part of a... Read more

Co-op Voices

Keep Calm and ‘Co-op On’

Published: August 28th, 2014

The cooperative family was ready to shine during the Mandan, N.D., Annual Independence Day Parade. But when Mother Nature had other ideas and the parade was cancelled, North Dakota co-op employee and family member volunteers were... Read more

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