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CEO’s Message – July 2024

Upholding the Ideals of Your Cooperative I’m overwhelmed by the congratulations and good wishes that have been pouring in since the announcement of my new role as CEO. I’m humbled by the responsibilities the board of directors has entrusted to me and the support of my colleagues. It’s an incredibly exciting time to lead our […]

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Nominations Open for WREC Board

Nominations Open for WREC Board Nominations for 3 seats on the Wells Rural Electric Company (WREC) Board of Directors (Board) open on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. Nominations close at 5 pm PST on Tuesday, June 25, 2024. Director seats subject to election are currently held by Tony Macias, Ouida Madison, and Bob Wilcox. Nominations must […]

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CEO’s Message – May 2024

Don’t Overlook Electrical Safety At Wells Rural Electric Company, we frequently refer to our core business function as providing members with safe, reliable, affordable, and carbon-free electricity. 3 of those phrases are heavily talked about because, for several reasons, they are top of mind for us and our members. When it comes to affordability, we […]

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CEO’s Message – April 2024

Sometimes the greatest ability is availability. Or, in this industry, reliability. For all the talk about keeping rates affordable, cost is not the No. 1 priority in most industry surveys. That distinction goes to reliability. If you think about it, it makes sense. Cost matters. At Wells Rural Electric Company (WREC), we work hard to […]

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CEO’s Message – March 2024

Details Matter Often, it is hard to make informed or good decisions without understanding the nuance and complexities—the details—surrounding a topic. This is true for many things, but it is particularly true in the utility world. From power supply to transmission and distribution to the cooperative difference, our industry is incredibly nuanced. Fortunately, we have […]

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CEO’s Message – October 2023

Great news! Social media, entertainment, texts, calls, email, news, advertising, mail and a raft of other information streams are constantly screaming for your attention. In that blizzard of information, it would be easy to miss an important fact: Wells Rural Electric Company (WREC) has not had a rate increase in 6 years and expects to […]