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From growing suburbs to rural farming communities, America's electric cooperatives have distinct challenges and opportunities that require innovative solutions. Working together, our electric co-op members accomplish things that would be costly, difficult or even impossible to do alone. That's the cooperative way, and it's the foundation of NRECA's commitment to be a strategic, solutions-focused partner to our members and a powerful force for bringing co-op leaders together to share ideas and solve common challenges.

Driven by member feedback and engagement, we strive to anticipate, shape and respond to changes in technology, law and public policy and support economic development in local communities across the country. Through the broad range of products and services in the areas of outreach and advocacy, workforce development, operational business strategies and employee benefits, we work to fulfill our mission to be the trusted resource, champion the cause, and inspire the future of the electric cooperative movement every single day.

Strategic and Practical Solutions for Your Cooperative

You helped us identify the following topics as some of the most significant challenges and opportunities facing electric cooperatives. Explore the resources on these pages to learn how we're working with our members and cooperative partners to address the industry's toughest issues.

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NRECA's 2019 Strategic Priorities and Focus Areas

NRECA operates with a member-centric strategic focus. In this video, NRECA CEO Jim Matheson outlines the organization’s six key priorities for the year.


For a more detailed look at the value of membership, visit NRECA’s annual report.