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Join Us for the Annual Meeting on Aug. 23rd

It’s annual meeting time and we’re looking forward to seeing our members. A&N Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting, is a special time for co-op members to gather, share experiences, hear from co-op leadership and vote to elect your board members.

We will be celebrating 78 years of commitment to our members and want to show you how we’re working to enhance life on the Eastern Shore through our member-driven services.

We encourage you to attend and exercise some of the many rights you have as a member of your electric cooperative.

Copper Theft Targeting Co-op Lines

A&N Electric Cooperative, like other electric utilities, is experiencing an issue with copper theft in the area. Copper theft is a serious problem in our community that jeopardizes public safety and can lead to severe injury or even death.

Recently thieves have been targeting neutral distribution lines in Accomack County. The method used to remove the copper wire from the cooperative’s distribution poles is extremely dangerous. The thefts can also lead to electric service reliability issues.

Summer looks to be hotter than normal, take steps to help reduce your energy bill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration outlook for the summer months shows that the Eastern Shore of Virginia is slightly favored to have a summer that is warmer than normal.

A&N Electric Cooperative urges our members to take steps to address warmer summer temperatures and to monitor their energy use to help control their electricity costs.

Cooperative Annual Meeting is Aug. 23rd

The A&N Electric Cooperative Annual Member Meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23 at Nandua High School’s Auditorium.

Your annual meeting is the occasion to exercise one of the greatest benefits of being an electric coop member; voting to elect your board members.

As a member of the cooperative, each person receiving electric service is urged to take an active part in its business by voting for its Board of Directors.

Dedication Ceremony Marks Completion of ODEC’s Wildcat Point Generation Facility

Cecil County, MD - Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) held a dedication ceremony to mark completion of its 1,000 MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant—Wildcat Point on May 8, 2018.

Located in Cecil County, Maryland, Wildcat Point is a state-of-the-art facility that became operational in April of this year.  The plant  produces enough electricity to power about 390,000 homes. 

Manna Café founders recognized with the Electric Cooperatives’ Good Samaritan Award

(Chincoteague, Va.) — A&N Electric Cooperative members Fran and Bill Lytle have been honored with the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ (VMDAEC) Good Samaritan Award for their success in establishing the Manna Café.

Since January 2017, this weekly gathering in Christ United Methodist Church’s social hall has proved wrong the saying, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” offering a no-cost meal to area residents each Monday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Sexauer represents Virginia at Electric Cooperative Youth Leadership Council event held in Nashville

Anna Sexauer, a 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour participant and the daughter of Brook Browning Sexauer, a member of A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC), traveled to Nashville, TN recently for the 76th Annual Meeting of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA).

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