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Community Electric Cooperative Hosts Del. Jenkins

Electric cooperatives not only serve members’ needs through the delivery of safe, reliable and affordable electric service; they also provide legislative advocacy. “State legislators are elected to serve the same group of people that make up our membership,” said Steve...

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Suffolk firefighters train for electrical emergencies

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk first responders recently had training to improve their response to emergencies involving electricity. Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Community Electric Cooperative underwent joint training during the last week in May, the City of Suffolk wrote...

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RECORE Expansion May Boost sCOOP Participation

As part of a business development initiative, Community Electric Cooperative (CEC), based in Windsor, Virginia, recently rebranded its wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary as RECORETM, and is in the process of expanding the company’s approach to energy solutions, project investment and...

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CEC’s Community Partnership Raises over $3000

Windsor, Va 14 December 2020—Elevate Church and RECORE truly felt the giving spirits of the community and are thrilled to announce that the inaugural ELEVATE HOPE online auction was met with great success.  Through the 39 items auctioned off, as...

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The Cooperative Spirit: Warming homes…and Hearts.

Twenty-five days ago, RECORE’s Director of Operations Glen Presson got a call that would end this year on a warm note. The caller, Lynwood Greene, an Army veteran, was worried beyond belief about his wife and her dialysis treatments.  As...

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2020 COVID Community Christmas Collaboration

CEC’s 2020 COVID COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS COLLABORATION Windsor, VA December 2, 2020—Elevate Church and RECORE (a CEC subsidiary), two purpose-driven organizations in Windsor, Va are joining together once again to ELEVATE HOPE, an online auction to benefit families in need.  This...

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New Financing Mechanism Makes Solar a “Win-Win-Win” for Franklin REC

Iowa’s Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month to celebrate the completion of three, new 149-kW solar arrays financed through an innovative arrangement that spread the benefits around. Read more here: https://nrco.coop/price-electric-cooperative-finalizes-100kwac-bifacial-solar-resource/

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Tidewater Energy become RECORE

Tidewater Energy Services, a recognized leader in the emergency power generator services industry, recently announced the company’s complete rebranding in celebration of its 18th anniversary. Read full article here

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Kids + Bikes + Achievement

Kids + Bikes + Achievement = A Hit! The tension mounted at Carrsville Elementary School and Principal Clint Walters milked it for all it was worth. As 250 students watched breathlessly, Walters announced the winners of a bicycle giveaway for...

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