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Apply today!

Calling all high school sophomores and juniors in our service area! Black River will once again sponsor students to attend the Washington Youth Tour and the Cooperative Youth Summit, and we hope you will apply!

If you or somebody you know is interested in representing Black River in the 2023 events, click here for a copy of the application.   To be eligible, you must be a high school sophomore or junior and your parent(s) or guardian must be a current member of Black River Electric Cooperative.

Closed for Thanksgiving

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 24 & 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. If you experience an outage while we are closed, please use our mobile app to report the outage or call 1-844-431-BREC (2732). For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). Please remember, social media accounts are not manned 24/7,…Continue Reading

OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON ENERGY STANDARDS

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON ENERGY STANDARDS The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 established new Federal standards under Section 111(d) of the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act (PURPA) which the Cooperative is required to consider. Our Cooperative must make a determination whether or not to implement the new standards based on evidence…Continue Reading

Hurricane Ian

Black River’s offices will be closed to the public Friday, Sept. 30, so that we can focus all of our staffing efforts on Hurricane Ian. As always, we can be reached by phone for assistance. If you experience an outage while we are closed, please use our mobile app to report the outage or call…Continue Reading

Closed for Labor Day

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day. If you experience an outage while we are closed, please use our mobile app to report the outage or call 1-844-431-BREC (2732). For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). Please remember, social media accounts are not manned 24/7, and outages should not be…Continue Reading

Closed for July 4

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Monday, July 4 for the holiday. If you experience an outage while we are closed, please use our mobile app to report the outage or call 1-844-431-BREC (2732). For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). Please remember, social media accounts are not manned 24/7, and outages should not be…Continue Reading

Closed for Good Friday

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Friday, April 15, in honor of Good Friday and Easter. If you experience an outage while we are closed, please use our mobile app to report the outage or call 1-844-431-BREC (2732). For payments, please call 1-866-731-BREC (2732). Please remember, social media accounts are not manned 24/7, and…Continue Reading

And the winners are…

What a fantastic week. More than 3,200 of you drove through Sumter and Camden, and we could not be more excited about this MASSIVE turn-out. We have the best members! The grand prize winner of the riding lawn mower is Maritza Hogan of Dalzell! Other winners include: 40-inch TV – Linda Singletary of Camden; $100…Continue Reading

Join us live for our Annual Meeting

Black River Electric Cooperative will hold drive-thru registration for the 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., at our Sumter office (1121 N. Pike West, Sumter) and on Thursday, April 14, 8 a.m. until noon, at our Camden office (991 State Road 28, Cassatt). Each member voting in person…Continue Reading

2022 Annual Meeting & Registration

Mark your calendars! Black River Electric Cooperative will hold drive-thru registration for the 2022 virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., at our Sumter office (1121 N. Pike West, Sumter) and on Thursday, April 14, 8 a.m. until noon, at our Camden office (991 State Road 28, Cassatt). Each member…Continue Reading