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Want to take a ride in a Tesla?

Roanoke Electric Co-op will be celebrating National Drive Electric Week on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its headquarters, where member-owners are invited to take a spin in a Tesla.

National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 14-22, 2019, is dedicated to heightening awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles. 

N.C. ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES PREPARE FOR POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF DORIAN

Co-ops encourage safety before, during and after the storm

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are closely monitoring the path of Hurricane Dorian and are ready to respond to any outages that may occur. Because electric cooperatives are based in the communities they serve, they can address any impacts as quickly as possible, beginning restoration efforts as soon as conditions are safe.

August safety tips: Safe commuting checklist

As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, family life can get pretty hectic. The daily commute to and from school can be filled with safety hazards and it's all too easy for children and parents alike to be distracted. Whether children walk, ride bicycles, take the bus or personal vehicles to school, it is extremely important to take proper safety precautions. Here are some tips to make sure your child arrives to school and back home again safely each day.

NC Labor Department awards co-op ‘Carolina Star’ for its commitment to safety

Roanoke Electric Cooperative has received its second “Carolina Star” award and designation from the North Carolina Department of Labor for the co-op’s continued commitment to employee safety.  The co-op received its first Carolina Star designation in 2016.
 
The Department of Labor’s Carolina Star designation recognizes and rewards employers and employees for implementing strong safety and health programs that go above and beyond the requirements of the law.

Teachers: Apply for a Bright Ideas grant by August 15 for a chance to win $100

With the start of the school year just around the corner, Roanoke Electric Cooperative is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant. Teachers who submit their applications by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered into a statewide drawing to win one of five $100 gift cards.
 

July surveys: Co-op seeks member-owner feedback

Roanoke Electric Co-op's quarterly member-owner satisfaction survey phone calls are set to begin July 1 and will conclude by the end of the month. These quarterly satisfaction surveys, conducted by co-op partner Touchstone Energy Services, are a key tool the co-op uses to ensure it is on track providing member-owners the world class service they demand and deserve, and to determine where improvements are needed.

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