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WHAT'S AN ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
An electric cooperative is a private, non-profit company whose purpose is to deliver electricity to its customers or members. As a cooperative, they are required to fulfill two requirements including reinvesting revenue into their service area communities through stable rates and infrastructure or returning it to members through patronage capital. Cooperatives are also required to operate using a model of democracy.Learn More
Why Become a Cooperative Member?
Making the decision to join your local electric cooperative rather than continue to rely on commercial electrical utilities is an advantageous one that begins benefiting members right away.
Members vote in board member elections, participate in policy making and influence the company in sharing their ideas and concerns. Members also receive revenues or margins in the form of capital credits.
Energy Rates & Programs
Barry Electric provides farm and home electricity at competitive rates!
We are also very pleased to offer green power blocks through our Green Power Program.
EMERGENCY HOME POWER BACKUP Here is a sensible approach for most people. The more serious you are about backup power, the farther you’ll make it down this list: • Conserve energy — Replace older appliances and lighting with new, energy-efficient models. Install insulated windows and doors. Upgrade your wall and ceiling insulation, and caulk air […]