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Co-op Issues Heard at RNC

By Michael W. Kahn | ECT Staff Writer Published: July 21st, 2016

The concerns of 42 million electric cooperative members were heard loud and clear this week at the Republican National Convention. NRECA officials reached out to GOP leaders in Cleveland and will be in Philadelphia next week, talking to top Democrats. NRECA’s participation in the conventions is a continuation of efforts—including Rural Power and Co-ops Vote—to... Read more

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Cyber Insider Threat Real Concern

Published: July 22nd, 2016

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Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: July 22nd, 2016

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

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Co-op Issues Heard at RNC

Published: July 21st, 2016

The concerns of 42 million electric cooperative members were heard loud and clear this week at the Republican National Convention. NRECA officials reached out to GOP leaders in Cleveland and will be in Philadelphia next week,... Read more

Power Restoration

South Plains Co-ops Handle Outages

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Feds Extend Sea Lion Kill Order

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