Planned outages

Interruptions for improvements — planned outages benefit all members Like any electric provider, our cooperative aims to make your electric service as reliable as possible. Planned power outages — though rare — help us achieve that goal. First, regular maintenance — like replacing a damaged or deteriorating utility pole or trimming trees near power lines…

Christmas art contest

Hey, kids! We want your Christmas art! Christmas is coming, and NAEC is looking for the perfect cover for its December 2020 issue of Alabama Living. Do you think you could help? If so, enter the 2020 NAEC Christmas Art Contest! Any student in kindergarten through fifth grade is encouraged to apply. The cover of…

National cooperative month

The Cooperative Difference Each October, cooperatives throughout the country celebrate National Cooperative Month. Cooperatives were created in 1936 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act. Today, there are 834 distribution cooperatives and 63 generation cooperatives serving more than 42 million people across the United States. The Benefits of Membership Cooperative members are…

ABC for students

Closing the gap Local students eligible for free internet service For today’s students, a reliable broadband connection is no longer just a helpful tool but a necessity. Students use the internet for everything from checking and completing homework assignments to seeking tutoring and doing research. In a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in…