And the winners are…

What a great week of registration and voting with more than 2,000 of our members! Thank you all for coming out and attending the Virtual Annual Meeting. And the prize winners are:

The Grand Prize – a Husqvarna riding lawnmower with utility trailer: Elijah Stewart Sr. of Pinewood!

Other prizes include a $100 gift Visa card – donated from our partner CEEUS – Jessie Mae Mack of Cotton Acres; $100 Walmart Gift Card – Nathan & Beverly Washington of Lynchburg; a Lowes $50 gift card – Janet L. & Ronald D. Grimm of Rembert; a 40-inch Vizio big screen TV – Cathryn Snow of Pinewood; an Outback $50 gift card – Gregory J. Hawkins of Sumter; a $100 Walmart gift card – Janet J. Kuhlmann of Sumter; a 40-inch Vizio big screen TV – Charles A. Lowery of Lynchburg; a $50 Walmart Gift Card – Brenda H. Richburg of Sumter; and a 40- inch Vizio big screen TV – Ervin L. Boone of Cotton Acres.

Congrats to all of the winners! We will be in touch to get your prizes to you. Thank you all for being great members of BREC!!

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Black River Electric Cooperative will hold drive-thru registration for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., at our Sumter office (1121 N. Pike West, Sumter) and on Thursday, April 15, 8 a.m. until noon, at our Camden office (991 State Road 28, Cassatt).Each member voting in person will…Continue Reading

Closed for Good Friday

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Friday, April 2, for the Good Friday 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). Social Media sites are not manned 24/7 for outage reports. Have a…Continue Reading

2021 Annual Meeting & Registration

Mark your calendars! Black River Electric Cooperative will hold drive-thru registration for the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., at our Sumter office (1121 N. Pike West, Sumter) and on Thursday, April 15, 8 a.m. until noon, at our Camden office (991 State Road 28, Cassatt). Each member…Continue Reading

How are we different than Texas?

We’ve all watched the news and wondered – Could this energy crisis in Texas happen to us? In two words: probably not.  And here’s why. Texas relies heavily on natural gas, and those gas supply systems were restricted due to the extreme cold.  SC relies less on natural gas and has excess supply that is…Continue Reading

Washington Youth Tour

Calling all high school sophomores and juniors in our service area! Black River will once again sponsor students to attend the Virtual Youth Experience, and we hope you will apply! Apply now for the Virtual Youth Experience to:• Meet with state and federal leaders• Compete for $5,000 scholarships• Connect with young people from across South…Continue Reading

Closed for MLK Day Holiday

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. 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). Social Media sites are not manned for outage reports. Have…Continue Reading

Christmas Closings

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Thursday & Friday, Dec. 24 & 25, for the Christmas holiday weekend, and Jan. 1, 2021. 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). Social Media sites are…Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Holidays

Black River Electric Cooperative will be closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26 & 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. 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). Social Media sites are not manned for outage…Continue Reading