Rural Electric Cooperative


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...


Preparations for December Ice Storm Continue

Posted on 07-Dec-2013

Starting early morning December 8, our service territory is expected to get anywhere between .25 and .5 inches of ice. With this much ice, we can expect to have widespread and extreme situation related to power outages. The ice is going to make i..


Planned Maintenance

Posted on 16-Oct-2013

On October 17th, Dominion Virginia Power will be doing some work on the line feeding into our Bellinger/Sweet Chalybeate substation in Allegheny. While they are performing this work, we will be feeding this substation from another unaffected deli..


Co-op Announces a Decrease in Electric Rates for Virginia Members

Posted on 26-Jul-2013

Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative members in Virginia will see a reduction in the rates they pay for their electricity starting with the bills they will receive during the first week of August. The reduction is due to a decrease in the who..


Cooperative Announces Scholarship Winners

Posted on 08-May-2013

Three high school seniors are the recipient of $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Educational Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). Nathaniel Fox, the son of Ruth and ..


CBEC Apprentice Competes at Gaff n Go

Posted on 04-Apr-2013

Dustin Smith, an apprentice line worker from Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative (CBEC), competed in timed and scored events at the 11th Annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s Rodeo April 5 and 6 at the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds near Ru..