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Safety

Safety

At REC, safety is our top priority and it should be yours as well. Do you know how to keep yourself and your family safe around a downed power line or how to safely use a generator during a power outage? Find the answers and other important safety information. It could save your life.

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STATEWIDE OUTAGE MAP

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OUTAGE PREPARATION

Be prepared. You never know when a power outage will occur. 

HOW POWER IS RESTORED

Keeping you connected is our goal.

Reliability

REC works hard every day to provide its members with safe, reliable electricity. We regularly plan projects to upgrade power lines. Upgrades can more than double the capacity compared with the old lines. They also improve service reliability. Trees are one of the major causes of power outages in areas with overhead utility lines. We work tirelessly to clear branches near and on-top of overhead lines to provide safe and reliable service.

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REC STORIES

REC to Help Host Second Girl Power Camp

Wednesday | November 30, 2022
Connecting more women with the energy industry has been an industry-wide goal over the past few years, particularly the field of line work. REC is pr...

REC Supports Caroline County Parks & Rec

Wednesday | November 30, 2022
REC linemen assisted the Caroline County Department of Public Works relocate a 35-foot flagpole.

Sharing Career Information with Students

Monday | November 28, 2022
REC has been participating in a number of career days. Employees talked to the students about the different job opportunities at REC, as well as provi...