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Aug 05, 2014, 15:15 ET

Teachers: Apply Early For Bright Ideas Grants And A Chance At $100

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives are accepting applications for Bright Ideas education grants to fund creative, classroom-based learning...

Jul 04, 2014, 08:53 ET

North Carolina's electric cooperatives restore outages after Arthur

 Approximately 23,000 members of North Carolina's electric cooperatives are without power this morning because of the storm effects of...

Jul 03, 2014, 16:45 ET
North Carolina's electric cooperatives work to restore power safely to the greatest number of members in the shortest time possible after a major power outage. (PRNewsFoto/North Carolina's Electric...)

N.C. Electric Cooperatives Prepare To Restore Power As Hurricane Arthur Approaches

The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Arthur could bring strong winds, tornadoes, torrential rains and flooding from storm surge to...

Jul 03, 2014, 10:40 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperatives Stand Ready for Arthur, Encourage Safety

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives stand ready to respond if power outages result from Hurricane Arthur, which is forecasted to bring...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:06 ET

Electric Cooperative Representatives Converge at General Assembly, Discuss Energy Issues With State Legislators

More than 160 board members and employees from North Carolina's electric cooperatives met at the state legislature June 24-25 for the co-ops'...

Jun 02, 2014, 09:05 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Encourage Residents to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season

North Carolina's electric cooperatives join Gov. Pat McCrory in encouraging North Carolinians to be prepared for this year's hurricane season,...

Apr 02, 2014, 11:10 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Kick off 20th Year of Bright Ideas Grants

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are kicking off the 20th year of awarding Bright Ideas education grants to North Carolina teachers and are...

Mar 09, 2014, 14:24 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Steadily Reduce Outages

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives' crews have worked tirelessly to restore outages resulting from Friday's winter weather event. ...

Mar 08, 2014, 15:03 ET

N.C.'s Electric Cooperatives Continue Power Restoration Efforts, Make Significant Progress

North Carolina's electric cooperative line crews worked through the night and have worked all day to restore power to as many electric cooperative...

Mar 07, 2014, 16:10 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Battle Wind, Debris To Restore 62,600 Outages

 Line crews are working diligently to restore outages for 62,600 electric cooperative members in North Carolina. Counties experiencing the most...

Mar 07, 2014, 11:22 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperatives Reporting 55,600 Outages Due To Winter Weather

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are reporting 55,600 outages as a result of the winter weather. Line crews are responding to outages as...

Feb 14, 2014, 10:57 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Down To Last Outages

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are down to 2,900 outages caused by the winter storm. The largest number of outages remains in Columbus...

Feb 13, 2014, 20:21 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Steadily Reduce Outages

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives' crews have worked tirelessly to restore outages resulting from winter weather.  Outages now stand...

Feb 13, 2014, 15:41 ET

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives Working To Restore Power To 20,600 Members

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are working to restore power to 20,600 members without electricity as a result of the winter weather. The...

Feb 13, 2014, 11:03 ET

N.C. electric cooperatives Outages Fewer Than 16,000

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives are reporting fewer than 16,000 outages. Crews are working to restore those outages as quickly as...

Feb 12, 2014, 15:35 ET

N.C. electric cooperatives Monitoring Conditions, Responding To Outages

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives are reporting 20,000 outages, all in the southeastern portion of the state. About 18,000 of those...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:07 ET

North Carolina Electric Co-Ops Ready for Storm

North Carolina's 26 electric cooperatives are prepared for the winter storm traveling through the state today. Cooperative line crews have spent...

Feb 11, 2014, 12:01 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperatives Encourage Members To Prepare Now Before Possible Outages

North Carolina's electric cooperatives continue to monitor weather conditions and encourage members to be prepared in case winter weather causes...

Feb 10, 2014, 16:17 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperative Crews Ready to respond should outages occur

 Electric cooperative crews throughout the state are on alert for any outages that may result from the predicted wintry weather. Snow,...

Feb 05, 2014, 16:05 ET

North Carolina's electric cooperatives warn of utility bill scam

North Carolina's electric cooperatives are warning members to beware of a utility bill scam targeting individuals and businesses...