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80th Annual Meeting Coming Up

80TH Annual Meeting Jay High School Saturday, April 27 NOTE START TIME:  8:00 Registration, 10:00 Business Meeting Health Fair sponsored by Northwest Florida Rural Health Network Entertainment by Glorybound Southern Gospel Band Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser by Jay High Band Scholarship winners will be announced Gifts for every member Many great door prizes GRAND PRIZE – […]

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Lineworker Appreciation Day

April 8 is Lineworker Appreciation Day. On this special day, EREC will proudly recognize electric lineworkers for the services they perform around the clock in dangerous conditions to keep power flowing and protect the public’s safety. “Electric linemen do not often receive the recognition they deserve,” said Clay Campbell, General Manager/CEO. “They work all hours […]

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Escambia River Electric Cooperative Offers Assistance To Federal Employees During Furlough

Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) is ready to assist federal employees directly affected by the partial government shutdown. EREC understands this is a financial hardship and will not disconnect their electric service during the time of furlough. Federal employees must submit a copy of their furlough letter in person or by email to memberservices@erec.com to […]

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Apply Now For The Herman D. Johnson Scholarship Awards

Escambia River Electric Cooperative will award scholarships to graduating seniors in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties whose parent or guardian is a member of the cooperative.  Two $4,000 scholarships – awarded in honor of former director Herman D. Johnson – will be offered.  Students must show proof of enrollment and maintain a grade-point average of […]

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Attention, High School Juniors

An Opportunity of a Lifetime You could win a trip to visit the state capital in February and Washington, D.C., in June For the 33rd year, Escambia River Electric Cooperative will award area young people an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.  To be eligible, you must be a high school junior, and your parent or […]

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EREC Sends Bunk Trailers for Hurricane Michael Restoration

EREC has sent three bunk trailers and a shower trailer to Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative in Southport, Florida, and two bunk trailers to West Florida Electric Cooperative in Graceville. These cooperatives received significant damage in Hurricane Michael’s devastating path through Florida. The trailers will be used by electric co-op crewmen during power restoration. One of […]

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View EREC’s outage map for up to date information

Escambia River Electric Cooperative is monitoring Hurricane Michael closely and urges members to do the same. EREC activated its emergency response plan earlier this week, alerting employees and contract crews to be on standby in case of widespread outages. View the EREC outage map via www.erec.com for up to date power outage information. Escambia River […]

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EREC is prepared for Hurricane Michael

With Hurricane Michael bearing down, EREC is making final preparations to deal with potential impacts in our area. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Michael is forecast to make landfall along the Florida panhandle on Wednesday afternoon. Michael will produce very heavy rain, strong wind, and storm surge.  EREC activated its emergency response plan […]