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Message from the Manager May 2018

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 […]

Message from the Manager April 2018

INVESTMENTS TO $AVE Last month the Message from the Barry Electric Cooperative (BEC) Manager began a series of articles related to New Technologies to help you learn about your electric load and save money. Did you know you may have phantoms in your home? Not the ghosts you see in movies and during Halloween, but […]

Message from the Manager March 2018

NEW TECHNOLOGIES The wholesale power bill is 56% of your monthly cost. There are two components to your wholesale power bill for electricity. Energy (kWh) is like a car odometer adding up over the month and time-of-use (kWtou) is similar to the fastest hour driven during the month, and the peak use is reset to […]

Message from the Manager February 2018

goBEC Fiber Network – WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET Internet Service Provider (ISP) Contract Awareness goBEC Fiber Network Powered by Barry Electric Cooperative is proud to offer gigabit internet services without binding contracts.  Are you already a part of the goBEC family? Thank you! If not, we are often told, “I would like […]

Message from the Manager January 2018

RATE ADJUSTMENT Our rates will be going up this year. The cost of the electricity we buy from KAMO, our wholesale electricity supplier, is going up due to increases in their costs of transmission of electricity. Those costs are increasing due to the expiration of agreements that they have with other utilities that have been […]

Barry Electric Cooperative Board of Directors Selects Mark Aeilts as New Manager

Date: January 18, 2017 Topic: Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Cassville, Missouri) – The Board of Directors of Barry Electric Cooperative (BEC) announced today they have unanimously chosen Mark Aeilts (Isles) as only the 4th Executive Vice President/CEO in the 71 year history of the cooperative. On March 1st Aeilts, who currently serves as Iowa […]

Barry Electric Proudly Serves the Energy Needs of Rural Missouri

Barry Electric Cooperative exists to serve the energy needs of its members at the lowest cost consistent with sound business policies – and to identify and provide other services to improve economic opportunity and quality of life. Our Home and Farm Energy rates are very competitive! Contact us today to learn more or visit our […]