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Media Contact

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is the national trade association representing more than 900 local electric cooperatives. From growing suburbs to remote farming communities, electric co-ops serve as engines of economic development for 42 million Americans across 56 percent of the nation’s landscape.

Stephen Bell
Director of Media & Public Relations

Areas of Expertise


NRECA’s media team can connect you with co-op experts to discuss topics such as:

  • Energy legislation/regulation
  • Renewable energy
  • Power supply and wholesale markets
  • Grid reliability
  • Rural broadband
  • Disaster recovery
  • Environmental issues
  • Cybersecurity
  • Global rural electrification

Learn More About America's Electric Cooperatives


  • Who We Are NRECA’s purpose is to power communities and empower members to improve the quality of their lives.
  • Issues & Policy Our stance on issues that matter most for electric co-ops and rural America.
  • Facts and Figures A by-the-numbers look at electric co-ops’ impact across the country.