Website Maintenance

Black River Electric will be upgrading its payment system between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018.  This maintenance upgrade may cause issues with payment processing.  Please avoid making payments during those two hours.  We appreciate your understanding as we update our systems, and we thank you for your patience!Continue Reading

Black River Announces 2018 Youth Tour Winners

Three outstanding high school students will represent Black River Electric Cooperative on the 2018 Washington Youth Tour, and three additional students will represent BREC at the S.C. Cooperative Youth Summit.  The judges chose Lauren Carneal, Katherine Johnson and Ethan Roberson to attend the week-long Washington event in June.  They will be traveling with close to…Continue Reading

Annual Meeting – April 14, 2018

Registration at 8 a.m. – Business Meeting at 11 a.m. The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, April 14th at the Sumter County Civic Center. Active members registering in person will receive an inverted umbrella. It is a terrific new product that we can’t wait for you to see and use.  The new umbrella…Continue Reading

Closed for President’s Day

Black River Electric will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, in recognition of President’s Day.  If you experience an outage while we are closed, please call 1-844-431-BREC (2732).  For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). We hope you all have a great day!Continue Reading

Win a trip to DC or the SC Youth Summit!

ATTENTION Parents of HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS Black River Electric Cooperative is currently taking applications for three high school students to participate in an all-expense paid trip to the nation’s capital this summer, as well as a SC Youth Summit trip in July in Columbia.  Applicants must meet the following qualifications: Must be available to attend…Continue Reading

Closed for Thanksgiving

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, for the Thanksgiving holidays.   If you experience an outage while we are closed, please call 1-844-431-BREC (2732).  For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). We hope you all have a terrific holiday season!Continue Reading


The SC Power Team, your statewide, non-profit economic development organization representing the state’s 20 consumer-owned electric cooperatives, has commissioned an in-depth study of South Carolina’s labor market. This effort will help: Identify new and enhanced training opportunities Guide employers on the career goals of their community’s workforce Attract new businesses to increase quality job opportunities…Continue Reading