Repower REC is a grassroots coalition of concerned rural electric cooperative (REC) member-owners working in partnership with Solar United Neighbors of Virginia, Appalachian Voices, and other grassroots and nonprofit organizations with a focus on energy democracy, energy resilience, and energy freedom for homeowners and rural communities. Learn more below, on the Repower REC blog, and on the Energy Democracy Y’all website.
Speak out against unfair SVEC rate hike
Learn more about Shenandoah Valley Electric Co-op (SVEC) proposal to increase monthly fees for electric service to more than $30 and how to stop it. There’s a webinar on September 15 and the hearing before the State Corporation Commission on October 6.
Our purpose is simple: To promote more transparent and democratic Virginia Rural Electric Cooperatives (RECs) by helping our fellow member-owners reclaim their roles as owners of a democratically controlled enterprise, and to advocate for the fair and equitable treatment of distributed energy resources such as rooftop solar. Join us!