Cooperatives See the Future

October 2, 2018 -- Dramatic changes are starting to transform our industry. Solar power, electric vehicles, “smart” technology for the home, and members who want greater control over their energy use and payment methods are all driving utilities to be more creative. As a cooperative, West Kentucky RECC is uniquely positioned to anticipate and respond to your changing needs.

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Thursday night power outage planned for Gilbertsville area

(Mayfield, Ky.) Sept. 17, 2018 - About 1500 West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative (WKRECC) members in the Gilbertsville area of Marshall County will be affected by a scheduled 1-hour power outage on Thursday night, Sept. 20, 2018, starting around 11 p.m.

Generally, members affected are those located in Gilbertsville, Calvert City, along the Interstate 24 and U.S. Hwy 62 interchange, Kentucky Dam State Park and surrounding areas.

The outage is part of an upgrade for equipment in the Gilbertsville Substation to ensure future reliability.

WKRECC regrets having to interrupt service and apologizes for the inconvenience.

Members who have questions about this outage may call West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative at 1-877-495-7322 or 270-247-1321.

West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Inc. is a member-owned cooperative that provides power to more than 31,000 members in Western Kentucky. Headquartered in Mayfield, Ky., WKRECC is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative and distributes Tennessee Valley Authority power.

Back to School Electrical Safety

July 31, 2018 -- One of the core principles of West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is commitment to community. That includes educating members about the dangers of electricity. Before your students go back to school, teach them some “Electrical Safety 101.”

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