A Conversation with REC CEO, Kent Farmer & Board Member, Chris Shipe

We were in the studio for a conversation with Rappahannock Electric Cooperative CEO, Kent Farmer & Board Member, Chris Shipe. We discussed their community involvement, expanding renewables, energy efficiency, and reliability.

We talked about the the history of cooperatives, the importance of member involvement as well as the technology available through MyREC SmartHub.

Our conversation continued after the show wrapped on-air; you can hear the entire conversation here.


REC is ready to respond to any storm-related outages.

REC: Prepare Now for New Winter Storm

Friday | January 14, 2022
REC continues to closely monitor the weather forecast for a storm predicted to affect our service territory Sunday into Monday.
Just over 100 REC member-owners remain without power after devastating Winter Storm Frida knocked out service to more than 98,000 homes and businesses...