The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

NRECA is the national service organization that represents America's electric cooperatives.

NRECA Resources

NRECA represents more than 900 consumer-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperatives, public power districts, and public utility districts across America.

  • Visit the Value of Membership section to explore what NRECA does for and on behalf of member co-ops, including links to valuable resources.

  • Visit NRECA's public website,, to learn about NRECA, its history and how NRECA members are enriching their communities.

  • Stay here on to find NRECA member resources that help co-op staff connect, grow and get work done.


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​NRECA's 2021 Service Awards

NRECA's 2021 Service Awards nomination process will open on March 22, 2021. The submission deadline is May 14, 2021. Contact for questions.

America's Electric Cooperatives: Energy Is Us

Electric cooperatives electrified rural America 75 years ago. Today, we are providing a path toward a more diverse and sustainable future, including the energy for electrifying vehicles and other elements of our modern infrastructure.