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Roanoke Economic Development, Inc. also known as The Roanoke Center, 501(c)3 affiliate of Roanoke Electric Cooperative offers additional services to individuals and small businesses to the improve quality of life in Roanoke Electric Cooperatives’ primary service area.  We are very appreciative of the support we receive from foundations, grants, and other sources.  In addition to these sources, your contribution is needed to help The Roanoke Center advance its mission. You may also specify which existing TRC program that you'd like to support.

The Roanoke Center Causes:

Community Solar - Sponsor some of the available Community Solar panels to support a low-income member-owner's participation in renewable energy.  The 2016 panel cost is $445 per panel.

Upgrade 2 $ave – Sponsor a member-owner’s co-payment needed to buy down the cost of an energy efficiency investment and save energy costs.  Also, these monies support urgent repairs needed at some residences that will make homes safer and eligible for energy efficiency repairs.

Roanoke Connect Phase II – Support the expansion of Roanoke Electric’s fiber project to bring high-speed Internet access to underserved areas.

General Operation - Support the overall mission of Roanoke Economic Development / The Roanoke Center.

You can also mail your donations with the Mail-in Donation Form to:

409 North Main Street
P.O. Box 148
Rich Square, NC 27869

Please make checks payable to Roanoke Economic Development. Thank you for your generosity and commitment.

 

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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