Craig-Botetourt

Rural Electric Cooperative

NEWS

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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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..

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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..

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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..

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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 ..

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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..

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