Wells Rural Electric Company is a member-owned, non-profit cooperative that provides electrical service across 1,400 miles of power line to more than 10,000 square miles of Northeastern Nevada and part of Tooele County in Utah.

Incorporated in 1958 to obtain central station power for the rural areas around Wells, WREC started operation in June of 1960 with 583 customers and has since grown to more than 6,000 accounts with headquarters in Wells and offices in Carlin and West Wendover.

Our owners range from residential users to business owners, casinos, ranchers and mining operations with a total load in excess of 140 megawatts.

  • CEO – Clay Fitch

Board of Directors

  • Board President – Scott Egbert
  • Board Vice President – M. Jonathan Dahl
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Jim Whited
  • Gerald Anderson
  • Kirk Dahl
  • Tony Macias
  • Ouida Madison
  • Fred Montes de Oca
  • Lois Nannini
  • Bruce Widmer
  • Bob Wilcox
  • Director Emeritus – Vernon Dalton