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Political Action

 

The Action Committee for Rural Electrification (ACRE) is a non-partisan political action committee of the nation's electric cooperatives.

As a member of Roanoke Electric Cooperative, you are among the 36 million Americans who can claim ownership in a not-for-profit, consumer-controlled utility that provides electricity at cost.

As a member, you have the unique right to make financial contributions to the campaigns of candidates who support electric cooperatives.  You can do this by joining ACRE!

Our ability to serve you and your community is enhanced when supportive legislators understand that their votes matter to members like you.  Candidates who receive support from ACRE get an important message about your interest and support good policy decisions on your behalf.

Help support those legislators who support your cooperative and help improve the quality of life in rural areas.

Learn why other members are joining the effort!
Register to become a member of ACRE.

 

News and Events

August 14, 2017

Last week, NOAA warned of an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season, with 2-5 major hurricanes now in the forecast.

With this in mind, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials are emphasizing the importance of having hurricane preparedness plans in place. North Carolina sits on the Atlantic coast, and when hurricanes hit the region they often bring with them flooding, power loss and wind-damage. 

August 01, 2017

The Roanoke Electric Care Trust board recently awarded grants to five community groups, as part of the co-op’s Operation RoundUp program. Third quarter grants totaled $10,111.25 and were presented to the following organizations:

July 27, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO Curtis Wynn testified recently on “The State of Infrastructure in Rural America” before the House Committee on Agriculture.



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