VOL. 106 -  April 15, 2020
Message from the CEO
"Our focus here is on doing our part to keep your life as normal as possible through this situation and beyond. The cooperative way of doing business has brought us this far, and the cooperative way will help us through this crisis." For more on what Roanoke Electric's CEO Curtis Wynn had to say about the co-op's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, read more.  
Co-op opens free Wi-Fi hot spots for public
One of the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis was that the digital divide in our community grew even wider. Internet access to learning opportunities, telehealth information, and unemployment benefits became more limited for many among us. In response, Roanoke Electric has announced the opening of several free Wi-Fi hot spots throughout its service territory. Where, you ask? Check this out.  
COVID-19: How to save on home's energy costs  
As stay at home orders remain in effect, your home's energy use may go up, along with your monthly electric bills. There are, however, some simple things you can do to help reverse that trend, like changing how you do your laundry. Read more
April 16: Time of Day rate change 
Roanoke Electric will adjust its Time-of-Day rate schedule tomorrow, April 16. For member-owners who have already signed up for this program, this means modifying your energy consumption patterns. If you have not yet signed up for this program, you are missing out on an easy way to save on your monthly electric bills. Read more

CENSUS 2020: Have you been counted?
It's not too late to be counted in this year's U.S. Census. If you have not already filled out the questionnaire, it only takes a few minutes to complete it online:  my2020census.gov.
Got Power? It's never too late to 'Thank a Lineman'
Lineworker Appreciation Day was this past Monday. But it's never too late to show your appreciation for Roanoke Electric Co-op's brave linemen.  Let them know you appreciate all they do to keep the power flowing. Read more

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