Happy Thanksgiving!

Black River offices will be closing at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will be closed both Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25, 2016.  If you need to pay your bill during this time, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732), or if you need to report an outage, please call 1-844-431-BREC (2732). We at Black River hope you…Continue Reading

Solar from the Cooperative – Dawning Soon!

South Carolina’s independent, consumer-owned electric cooperatives are creating the largest network of community solar installations in the state, significantly expanding solar energy access to the more than 1.3 million people served by the state’s co-ops. Black River’s Solar Farm is currently being built, so check back soon for more specifics and learn how you can…Continue Reading

If you have an outage, call 844-431-2732

We are preparing for Hurricane Matthew and have crews on stand-by. If you experience a power outage during this storm, PLEASE call 1-844-431-2732. Our crews will be working as quickly and safely as possible to restore any outages. Please leave your front porch light on throughout the weekend as this will help our linemen with…Continue Reading

Suggested home emergency kit for storms

Plan ahead when a storm is coming and be prepared. At minimum, every household should have an emergency kit for outages during a significant weather event. Suggested home emergency kit for storms: • Coolers to preserve food • Ice to keep food cold • Water. One gallon per person, per day • Food. Non-perishable, easy-to…Continue Reading

New Kiosks are open for business!

Black River Electric now has three payment kiosks installed and ready for use! We have two kiosks in Sumter – a free standing unit in our member services building and a wall unit which replaced our night deposit in the drive through area. The third unit is located at our Camden office. It is also…Continue Reading