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Staying in Touch With You

Posted on August 16, 2016 You Have an Important Part to Play in Helping EREC Restore Your Power During Outages Escambia River Electric Cooperative’s outage system uses caller ID technology to quickly identify your account and service location, but it only works if the co-op has your correct phone numbers. No phone number means slower […]

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Solar Project Serves as Educational Tool

Posted on July 22, 2016 Due to members’ growing interest in renewable energy sources – particularly solar — EREC has completed construction of an on-site solar demonstration project. The solar array is for informational purposes designed to demonstrate objective and actual data for a typical, residentially-sized solar installation. The 40-panel, roof-mount solar array at EREC’s […]

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Use Caution with Fireworks

Posted on July 1, 2016 What would the Fourth of July be without cookouts, baseball games and pyrotechnic displays in the night sky? It is easy to forget fireworks are dangerous explosives, and carelessness could have deadly consequences. The federal government has banned sales of the most dangerous fireworks to consumers, such as cherry bombs […]

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Washington Youth Tour 2016

Posted on June 28, 2016 A lifetime of memories and friendships are made in a week in the nation’s capital. Rebecca Boutwell of Jay High School and Zipporah Harris of Northview High School joined 1,600 youth leaders representing co-ops from 43 states for a weeklong tour of the nation’s capital as Washington Youth Tour delegates. […]

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Jay Substation Repaired in Record Time

Posted on April 27, 2016 A fire on April 3 destroyed the Jay substation which is owned by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, the power supplier for Escambia River Electric Cooperative. Because of the extensive damage, it was anticipated that it could take up to six weeks to have the substation fully operational again. EREC members on […]

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EREC Annual Meeting Coming Up

Posted on April 25, 2016 Escambia River Electric Cooperative, Inc. 77th Annual Meeting for Members Free Gifts for Members Drawings for Door Prizes Grand Prize – $500 Credit on Your Electric Bill 11:00 a.m. Registration 1:00 p.m. Business Meeting Four Trustee Seats to be Filled Come and Vote for Your Choice Saturday, April 30 Northview […]

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Thank a lineman on April 11

Posted on April 11, 2016 America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. On April 11, 2016, Escambia River Electric Cooperative will honor the dedicated men and women who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. We proudly recognize all electric linemen for the services […]