Co-op Voices: The Expanding Financial Toll of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Some co-op members are having trouble paying their electric bills after being laid off their jobs.
Electric Co-ops Face $10 Billion Revenue Loss by 2022 Due to COVID-19
NRECA urges policymakers to act as electric co-ops face a $10 billion revenue loss from COVID-19.
Congress Approves $320 Billion More in COVID-19 Aid That Could Help Co-ops
The impact on co-ops of lost electric sales and unpaid bills could total $10 billion through 2022.
Co-op Aid Included in Coronavirus Relief Bill
The Department of Agriculture has also eased RUS loan requirements for co-ops.
Congress Passes Bill to Improve Broadband Mapping Data
The bill could help co-ops get broadband grants by showing which rural areas need service most.
How Co-op Priorities Fare in Trump’s 2021 Budget Proposal
The president’s budget would eliminate a program that helps low-income co-op members pay their b
Congress Approves Defense Bill That Includes New Grants for Co-ops
Final bill doesn’t include provisions for co-ops to more easily begin carbon-capture programs.
Congress Saves Co-ops Millions in Pension Costs, Repeals ‘Cadillac Tax’
Over 880 co-ops participate in the NRECA retirement plan, which covers more than 56,000 employees.
Co-op Voices, Part 2: How Losing Tax-Exempt Status Would Hurt Rural America
If co-ops lose their tax-exempt status, leaders say they may be forced to raise rates for members.
Flexible Approach Important to Energy Sector Transition, Matheson Tells Congress
Co-ops always focus on providing reliable and affordable power to the communities they serve.