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Thinking About Solar? Let Us Help!

In recent years, solar power technology and adoption have boomed. In many parts of the country, solar panels offer a competitive, viable option...

Training for Top Dog

Hoping and training for a national championship By Dianna Troyer The mutual adoration is obvious between Fred Aragon and his 5-year-old black Labrador...

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Preventative Maintenance Program

When it comes to member satisfaction, reliability is often the most important factor— even more than cost. Members are often most concerned with...

Wells Rural Electric Company

Capital Credit Retirements Announced

One of the most celebrated differences between cooperatives and investor-owned utilities is the return of excess margins to members in the form of...

Vision Finally Comes to Life

West Wendover’s new pedestrian-friendly downtown features festive plaza By Dianna Troyer Twenty years ago, West Wendover city leaders envisioned an ideal pedestrian-friendly downtown....

Next Generation 911: Help is on the Way

Pioneering system is designed to speed up emergency response times By Dianna Troyer Elko County’s new Next Generation 911 emergency calling system is...

Hydropower, by the Numbers

With the environment—specifically, carbon emissions—attracting so much attention these days, “going green” is no longer simply a matter of new lightbulbs or installing...

Wells Rural Electric Company

What Is Beneficial Electrification?

When Wells Rural Electric Co. takes advantage of advances in technology and the market at the generation point, it means those efficiencies are...

Wells Rural Electric Company

A Word About Life-Support Systems

The company (Wells Rural Electric Co.) will exercise reasonable diligence to furnish a continuous and sufficient supply of electricity to its members and...