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A Message to Our Members

The coronavirus pandemic has created uncertainty for all of us during this unprecedented time. However, we want to assure you, our members, that our commitment to your energy needs will not waver. As always, our priority is reliable power delivery to the communities we serve. We urge everyone to follow the Center for Disease Control’s […]

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Keep Halloween a Safe, Special Treat

On October 31, small, strange creatures dot our roads, creeping up to homes with large bags, dashing from one place to another – often forgetting about passing cars and trucks. Escambia River Electric Cooperative reminds you to drive carefully to keep Halloween a safe, special treat. When preparing youngsters for trick-or-treating, be mindful of these […]

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October is National Co-op Month

When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason:  It’s National Co-op Month. This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including Escambia River Electric Cooperative, celebrate who we are and more importantly, the members we serve. Cooperatives are […]

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Options for Outage Reporting

When the power goes out, EREC’s Outage Management System rapidly gathers and compares data from automatic meter signals and incoming reports to provide precise outage details to the dispatch center. Although EREC meters automatically detect power outages, members are asked to report all power outages in case the meter signal is obstructed. As always, your […]

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Safety First on July 4th

EREC wishes you a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday. If you plan to celebrate with fireworks, remember these safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Keep a bucket of water nearby in case of fire. Children should be spectators, not participants, in the show. Read and carefully follow directions and warning […]