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Making Friends on Capitol Hill

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: May 3rd, 2016

Longtime NRECA General Manager Clyde T. Ellis put it best, electric cooperative officials said at the kickoff of the association’s 2016 Legislative Conference: “We support our friends and stand by them. If they’re not our friends, we will make them our friends." That was the message delivered to 1,500 co-op directors, managers and staffers at... Read more

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Legislative Conference

Legislative Conference in Pictures

Published: May 3rd, 2016

When you bring 1,500 electric cooperative leaders from across the country to one place at one time, you're likely to have more than a few photo opportunities. The 2016 NRECA Legislative Conference was just such an... Read more

Grassroots Involvement, Legislative Conference, Top Story

Making Friends on Capitol Hill

Published: May 3rd, 2016

Longtime NRECA General Manager Clyde T. Ellis put it best, electric cooperative officials said at the kickoff of the association’s 2016 Legislative Conference: “We support our friends and stand by them. If they’re not our friends,... Read more

Renewable Energy

Community Solar Day in Oklahoma

Published: May 3rd, 2016

Oklahoma is the latest state to get into the game on community solar. Tri-County Electric Co-op, headquartered in Hooker, dedicates the first community solar project in the state during an April 26 ceremony... Read more

Business & Finance

Make Energy Efficiency Efficient

Published: May 3rd, 2016

It’s ironic: Energy efficiency saves consumers money, but it can cost electric cooperatives a bundle to run a program. That doesn’t have to be the case. A new report from NRECA’s Business and Technology Strategies unit... Read more

Editor's Pick, Legislation, Legislative Conference

What Co-ops Want on Capitol Hill

Published: May 2nd, 2016

Some 1,500 electric cooperative leaders advanced key co-op issues to members of Congress and their staffs at Capitol Hill meetings during the 2016 NRECA Legislative Conference, held May 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Here’s a rundown of... Read more

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