2021 WOEC Sam Hearing and VOLTA Scholarships We are currently accepting scholarship applications. The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2021. Applicant must be a graduating senior, or recent graduate who resides in the WOEC service territory. The VOLTA scholarship is for a student interested in a career as a Line Worker. The scholarship will […]
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 […]
Northwest RiverPartners has produced a short video that was previewed at their annual meeting to great acclaim!
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 […]
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.
Northwest musician leads the charge to revive Woody Guthrie’s BPA songs By Scott Laird In 1941, American folk singer Woody Guthrie spent a month in the employ of the U.S. government. Woody was hired to write songs for a film to be produced by the Bonneville Power Administration to promote the advantages of public electric […]