Members, Please be aware that on August 31st, 2020, our office hours will be changing! We will be open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. As usual, our after hours dispatch service will be available to assist you while we are out. We will continue to […]
Dear Members, We successfully completed our 76th Anniversary Annual Meeting for West Oregon Electric Cooperative and our first ever virtual Annual Meeting. The meeting went very well. We were sorry we had to forgo the luncheon this year, we look forward to visiting with each of you at this event and hope we […]
Dear Members, Extraordinary Times and we’re all in this together. As we work through this together, I want you to know that we’re here to help. There has been a lot of talk about passing legislation prohibiting utilities from doing disconnects for non-payment during this pandemic. Over the last few years, we have worked very […]
Utilities are calling on elected leaders to bring the Northwest region together to find solutions for declining salmon and steel head that also continue our region’s legacy of clean, reliable energy. We’re committed to working together to find solutions that work across the board—for fish and wildlife, honoring tribal treaty rights, and providing electricity, food […]
Join West Oregon Electric Cooperative in our collaborative effort to make sure your voice and that of Oregon’s electric cooperatives is heard by policymakers. It’s through our new political action network, ORECA-Action. The ORECA stands for Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association. We represent all 18 of the state’s not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperatives. Through this network […]
Northwest RiverPartners has produced a short video that was previewed at their annual meeting to great acclaim!
Northwest dams are back under the political microscope In what is likely one of the most sweeping and aggressive interpretations ever made under the Endangered Species Act, U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon recently found the 2014 Biological Opinion on federal hydrosystem operations flawed. He sent it back to NOAA Fisheries and the federal action […]
Last month at Bonneville Dam, an extraordinary coalition of Northwest tribes, government agencies and river users — including farmers, businesses and utilities — gathered to celebrate a landmark event for our region’s iconic salmon.