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82nd EREC Annual Meeting is Virtual

EREC’s 82nd annual meeting will be held virtually on April 24 at 10 a.m. as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A link will be provided on www.erec.com, and information will be posted on Facebook prior to the start time for members to access the meeting. “Safety for our members and employees is […]

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Boil Water Notice Rescinded

The April 10, 2021 “Precautionary Boil Water Notice” is hereby rescinded following the return of chlorination to the water system and the satisfactory completion of the bacteriological survey showing that the water is safe to drink. If you have any questions, please contact member services, 1-800-235-3848, 3425 Hwy 4 W, P.O. Box 428, Jay, FL 32565.

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Thank a Lineman on April 12 – and Always

America’s electric cooperatives designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Today, Escambia River Electric Cooperative honors the dedicated men and women who often work in challenging and dangerous conditions to keep the lights on. We proudly recognize all lineworkers for the services they perform around the clock to keep power flowing […]

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EREC’s 82nd Annual Meeting Will Be Virtual

Meeting will be held virtually April 24, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. A link will be provided on erec.com and information posted on Facebook prior to start time for members to access the meeting. Virtual meeting will include usual order of business including prize drawings. Members are encouraged to vote by absentee ballot. Ballots will be […]

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Convenient Options to Eliminate Payment Delays

As many of you are aware, the United States Postal Service is experiencing delivery delays due to COVID-19 and increased volume. We have seen significant delays in mailed payments, which have resulted in late fees for several members. To eliminate delayed payments to our office, we strongly encourage members to pay their bill online, via […]

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Youth Tour – Opportunity of a Lifetime

Escambia River Electric Cooperative will award area teens an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C.  To be eligible, you must be a high school junior, and your parent or guardian must be a member of EREC. The Washington Youth Tour is an annual weeklong event in June.  About 1,800 high school juniors from across the country […]

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EREC Sends Line Crews to Coast EPA to Restore Power

EREC has sent line crews to assist our fellow cooperative, Coast Electric Power Association, in Gulfport, Mississippi, with power restoration following Hurricane Zeta’s landfall in Louisiana on October 28th. Coast EPA serves over 83,000 members on the Mississippi Coast. Zeta’s path through Coast EPA’s service area left numerous broken poles, downed power lines and more […]

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Hurricane Zeta Update

October 29, 2020, 1:30 pm – Line crews are making great progress on power restoration to the EREC distribution system following Hurricane Zeta. Immediately following the storm, 53% of the EREC membership was without power. At this time, more than half of those 6,126 outages have been restored. We are following the proper steps in […]