REC’s energy is becoming more sustainable every day. With our continued commitment to sustainability, your cooperative's workforce is making sure we are Green Together. 

In 2019:

  • REC employees recycled 667,557 pounds of materials.
  • Converted warehouse & parking lot lights from low-efficiency lights to high-efficiency LED lighting.
  • Increased the number of hybrid & electric vehicles in our company fleet. 
    • 5,611 carbon emissions avoided. 
    • $661 in gasoline saved.
  • Provided expert energy advice energy use by conducting 87 in-home energy audits.
  • Encouraged members to receive paperless billing, saving $415,000 in paper, printing, and postage costs.
  • Assisted our community non-profits by donating $243,332.

REC STORIES

Prepare Now for Tropical Storm Elsa

Wednesday | July 7, 2021
Heavy rain and wind gusts up to 40 mph could impact much of Virginia beginning Thursday evening and continuing into Friday as Tropical Storm Elsa pass...
Brian Doherty has joined REC as Managing Director - External Affairs.
Member-owners of REC will elect three members to the Cooperative’s Board of Directors as part of the virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11.