We Are America’s Electric Cooperatives

From booming suburbs to rural farming communities, America’s electric cooperatives are energy providers and engines of economic growth
for 42 million Americans.

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Leaders
in Rural Broadband

Millions of rural American families and businesses are stuck on the wrong side of the digital divide. And where no one else will provide the service, electric co-ops have found a way. Motivated by people, not profits, and the needs of their communities, electric co-ops are making rural broadband a reality.

Tennessee Co-ops Win $198 Million in Broadband Grants
Alabama Electric Co-ops Win $82.4 Million for Broadband
Report: Co-ops Finding Success in Rural Broadband
Podcast: Introducing NRECA Broadband
Members Trust Co-ops to Deliver Quality Broadband, Survey Says
N.M. Co-op Expanding Broadband to All Zuni Nation Members by Summer
Pulling Out All the Stops: Colorado Co-op Connects Students to Broadband
• Thinking Big: Small Missouri Co-op Made Early Bet on Broadband’s Promise

Co-op Facts: Bridging the Digital Divide

More than 200 co-ops in 39 states are developing or planning to deploy broadband service to their members, giving them access to telehealth services, online learning, remote work and new possibilities for local businesses.

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Spotlight Feature: 'What Their Town Can Be'

In Pennsylvania, Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative's community revitalization initiative leverages local attractions to spur growth in the small towns in its service territory.

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(Photo By: Denny Gainer/NRECA)

Spotlight Feature: 'Conditions Change Drastically'

In an RE Magazine feature, read how Golden Valley Electric Association manages reliability through the harshest of Alaska's extreme weather.

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Co-op Facts: Rise in Renewables

From 2010 to 2021, co-ops more than tripled their renewable capacity from 3.9 gigawatts to more than 13 gigawatts.

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