Craig-Botetourt

Rural Electric Cooperative

NEWS

CBEC Partners With ElecTel Cooperative Federal Credit Union

Posted on 27-Feb-2017

Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative is partnering with ElecTel Cooperative Federal Credit Union to provide a valuable member service. Do you want to save energy while increasing your home's value? If so, CBEC can help with ElecTel Cooperative Fe..

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR COOPERATIVE MEMBERS

Posted on 30-Jan-2017

Any high school or home school senior graduating in 2017 whose parents or guardians are consumer-members of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative and whose primary residence is served by the cooperative is eligible to apply now for a $1,000 schola..

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Craig-Botetourt Electric Co-op Returns Capital Credits

Posted on 07-Dec-2016

Craig-Botetourt Electric Co-op Returns Capital Credits One of the key differences between investor owned utilities and your electric cooperative is who the owners of each type of organization are. With the investor owned utility the pe..

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Electric Co-op Announces Rate Adjustments for Its Virginia Members

Posted on 28-Jul-2016

Effective with the electric bill the member receives during the first week of August there will be three different rate adjustments. The first of these adjustments will affect the line item DISTRIBUTION DEMAND on your electric bill. Prior to the ..

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Electric Co-op Lineman Compete in Regional Event

Posted on 06-Jun-2016

Testing his skills against more than 150 linemen from six states, Craig Botetourt Electric Cooperative (CBEC) apprentice lineman Josh Ouellette competed in the 14th Annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s Rodeo, held Saturday, June 4 at Meadow Event Par..

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Cooperative Reminds the Membership of Annual Meeting

Posted on 02-Jun-2016

On Saturday June 11, the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative will be having it's Annual Members Meeting at the Cooperative's office in New Castle, Virginia. If you are a member of the Cooperative you are invited to the meeting. Registration will beg..

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CBEC Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted on 20-Apr-2016

Area High School Seniors Earn Electric Co-op Scholarships Cody Dean of Fincastle and Lorenzo Hernandez of Elliston are recipients of $1,000 college scholarships awarded by the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland &..

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High School or Home School Seniors Can Apply Now for 2016 VMDAEC Education Scholarships

Posted on 10-Dec-2015

Any high school or home school senior graduating in 2016 whose parents or guardians are consumer-members of Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative and whose primary residence is served by the cooperative is eligible to apply now for a $1,000 schola..

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Craig-Botetourt Electric Co-op Returns Capital Credits

Posted on 01-Dec-2015

One of the key differences between investor owned utilities and your electric cooperative is who the owners of each type of organization are. With the investor owned utility the person who owns shares of stock in the utility is the owner. The sha..

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Co-Op Announces an Increase in Electric Rates for Virginia Members

Posted on 31-Jul-2015

Effective with the bill received on or after Aug. 1, 2015, current rates will be in effect for Virginia members that will INCREASE your monthly bill. The increase in rates is due to an increase in the base rates the cooperative pay..

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CBEC Reminds Members of Annual Meeting

Posted on 05-Jun-2015

On Saturday June 6, the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative will be having it's Annual Members Meeting at the Cooperative's office in New Castle, Virginia. If you are a member of the Cooperative you are invited to the meeting. Registration will begi..

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CBEC Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted on 30-Apr-2015

Two Local Students Earn Electric Cooperative Scholarships Two local high school seniors have earned $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Educational Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of El..

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CBEC Maintains Rights of Ways Using Helicopter

Posted on 06-Apr-2015

During the week of April 6th and part of next, the Cooperative will be using a helicopter to trim the right of ways associated with the mountain crossings. We have contracted with Aerial Solutions. They will be trimming in the following areas; Peters..

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CBEC Office Closed for Good Friday

Posted on 30-Mar-2015

Our office in New Castle, Virginia will be closed on April 3 in observance of Good Friday. If you have an outage during this time, please contact our after hours dispatcher by calling 540.864.5121. We hope everyone has a pleasant Easter holiday w..

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CBEC Returns Capital Credits to Its Members

Posted on 03-Dec-2014

One of the key differences between investor owned utilities and your electric cooperative is who the owners of each type of organization are. With the investor owned utility the person who owns shares of stock in the utility is the owner. The sha..

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Planned Maintenance on October 6

Posted on 03-Oct-2014

On October 6 from 9am to 2pm, Craig-Botetourt and contractor crews will be working on the circuit out of Bellinger/Sweet Chalybeate substation that feeds the Dunlap Creek, Crows and Kanawha Trail area. To help insure the safety of the men, we mus..

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Co-op Announces an Increase in Electric Rates for Virginia Members

Posted on 09-Jul-2014

Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative members in Virginia will see an increase in the rates they pay for their electricity starting with the bills they will receive during the first week of August. The increase in our members rates is di..

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Cooperative Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted on 06-May-2014

Six high school seniors from Botetourt, Craig and Giles counties have earned $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Educational Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). Samuel..

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Think Before You Plant!

Posted on 01-Apr-2014

At this time of year, many of us are working on landscape improvements, including the addition of new trees and shrubs to our property. Planting the right tree in the right place can provide many benefits, including shade, windbreaks and privacy...

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