NRECA will work to pass direct-pay incentives and RUS loan repricing bills for co-ops.
Co-op leaders discuss providing affordable, reliable power as the energy transition accelerates.
The storms knocked out power to more than 100,000 meters served by co-ops in six states.
Solar power and energy storage help an Arkansas city control sewage treatment costs.
The bill also includes $10 billion for co-ops to voluntarily move from coal to renewables.
Georgia’s electric co-ops have grown their solar portfolio by 8,000% in the past six years.
Electric co-ops are working with their parts suppliers to ease logistics challenges.