Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Roanoke Electric Cooperative has 14 lineworkers that maintain 2,000+ miles of line in the cooperative’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark.
What's a cooperative?
As a member-owner of an electric cooperative, you are a part of what makes the cooperative difference!
Electric cooperatives are private, autonomous electric utilities owned by the people they serve. As a cooperative, Roanoke Electric is owned by you, our member-owner. There are more than 900 electric cooperatives across 47 states that provide service to 42 million members like you. So how did cooperatives come into existence? The video below will tell you our story.
Cooperatives are so special that we believe in promoting the interest of the member-owners we serve by following these 7 cooperative principles:
News and Events
Editor's note: This was originally posted by NRECA.
Throughout the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump pledged to review burdensome federal regulations when he became president. On March 28, President Trump took an important step to follow through on that commitment by signing an executive order to promote energy independence. The order also calls for review of the Clean Power Plan.