• D.C. Youth Tour

    Catch up on the latest from the 2018 NRECA Youth Tour in Washington D.C.

  • 2018 ACE Award Nominations

    Nominations for the 2018 ACE Award must be submitted by Friday, August 24, 2018.
  • Youth Education

    Youth Leadership Congress registration is now open!

    Application deadline is June 25, 2018.
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  • Safe | Reliable | Affordable

    WECA’s members provide power to nearly 600,000 member-owners in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Youth Tour Wraps Up D.C. Experience 

June 15, 2018— A delegation of youth members from Wisconsin's electric cooperatives have just completed exciting and educational week in Washington D.C. Delegates participated in workshops with peers from cooperatives all across the country, met federal legislators, and got to visit the White House, as a part of the NRECA Washington D.C. Youth Tour program.



 

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WECA Promotes Electric Cooperative Careers

June 13, 2018— Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association staff attended the 2018 FFA Convention and engaged with FFA students on the many career opportunities available in the electric cooperative world. 





Seasonal Saftey: Electrical Safety on the Water.  

May 17, 2018—Whether close to home or while on vacation, hot summer temperatures beckon many people to activities in and around the water. To help ensure that the fun stays in these summer activities, it is important to keep safety in mind. Safe Electricity shares tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe when enjoying water recreation activities this summer. Continue reading on our Seasonal Safety page. 

Co-op Difference |
Touring our history, forming our future

It was Lyndon Johnson’s idea, and it was a good one.

When the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) held its 1957 annual meeting in Chicago, the then-majority leader of the U.S. Senate—perhaps already pondering his first (1960) run for the presidency and undoubtedly mindful of his bedrock association with electric cooperatives—traveled there to address the gathering.

One outcome of the meeting, Johnson said, ought to be co-ops “sending youngsters to the national capital where they can actually see what the flag stands for and represents.”

Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News

The Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News serves as the voice of the state’s rural electric cooperatives. Founded in 1940, the publication focuses on statewide issues that affect electric cooperatives, promoting the general welfare of Wisconsin’s electric cooperatives, their member-owners, and the areas they serve.
 

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