NRECA on the Issues


Cooperative Business Issues

Electric cooperatives are committed to their employees, retirees and their families that are the backbone of rural America. NRECA plays an active role
Renewable energy in Nevada

Energy and Operations

Electric cooperatives are significantly different in ownership structure and purpose than other electric utilities. Electric cooperatives are private,


Locally-owned and operated electric cooperatives are working to protect the environment — after all, cooperative employees live and work in the


Electric cooperatives own more than forty percent of America’s distribution lines, nearly 2.5 million miles of line covering three quarters of t

Filings, Letters and Testimony

See below for documents advocating NRECA positions to Congress and federal agencies.

Legislative Alerts

Legislative Alerts track what NRECA and electric cooperatives are doing and saying on Capitol Hill.
Meet Our CEO
Jo Ann Emerson, CEO of NRECA

On March 2, 2013, Jo Ann Emerson became the fifth CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Find out more about Jo Ann and her ties to our electric cooperative community.