Jun 26, 2023
ROC Solid Partnership
A nonprofit foundation that assists families facing pediatric cancer got a heartfelt charitable boost this month from employees at Community Electric Cooperative (CEC) and Prince George Electric Cooperative (PGEC). Sixteen volunteers (eight from each co-op) spent a Thursday morning conducting a “Ready Bag Packing Party” to support families whose children are afflicted with cancer.
Feb 14, 2024
Love is in the air and SmartHub savings can be in your pocket this Valentine’s Day!
Next to powering your life, Prince George Electric Cooperative loves saving members time and money! Let our love for making your life easier with these exclusive SmartHub member benefits be the perfect gift you never knew you needed this Valentine’s Day:
Feb 8, 2024
Score these Superbowl Savings if you’re hosting a party this year
Whether your team is playing this Superbowl Sunday or you’re just watching the game for the commercials, hosting a party is often a fun tradition. However, party expenses can add up as a costly side effect to the big game. But don’t fret! Your electric cooperative is here to help you save energy and money this Sunday.
Feb 2, 2024
Simple tips to help you keep your energy use in check
While hot chocolate and cozy sweaters are favorites of this winter season, tumbling temperatures often make heating systems work harder and create weather conditions that can lead to power outages. Whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, you can still prepare for the effects of cold weather and manage your energy use by keeping simple tips in mind during the winter months.
Feb 1, 2024
College Scholarship application open until April 1
Each year, the Education Scholarship Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to deserving high school seniors pursuing post-secondary education. These scholarships are awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives Education Scholarship Foundation and can be applied towards the applicant’s tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.
Jan 15, 2024
Rising high school juniors eligible for all-expense-paid Youth Tour experience
Know any high school junior students that could benefit from a unique opportunity to join fellow youth tourists from every state in the nation for a week of learning and fun?
This year, Prince George Electric Cooperative will sponsor students from its service area to proudly represent their electric co-op on this amazing trip.
Jan 10, 2024
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day: How doing your part can save on your bill
Each year, National Cut Your Energy Costs Day occurs on Jan. 10. This is a day set aside to encourage home and business owners to eliminate wasteful energy practices in favor of more efficient ones.
Jan 9, 2024
Enhanced outage communications are at your fingertips
While your cooperative works year-round to ensure the reliability of our system. However, when an outage cannot be prevented, Prince George Electric Cooperative wants to make sure members have the power at their fingertips to communicate and receive updates. That’s why your co-op is encouraging members to take advantage of its outage text communications if their home or business loses power.
Jan 5, 2024
Smart options that can make your life easier this year
Your co-op knows that your life is filled with things that keep you busy. From working, to parenthood, and everything in between, having options that offer convenience and simplicity are a top priority in helping you get things done. That’s why Prince George Electric Cooperative offers smart options that help members keep things simple!
Jan 2, 2024
CEO Message: New Year, same commitment
As the New Year dawns, I’d like to extend my well wishes to you and your family. For some, this time is about preparing good luck foods for a year of abundance and for others it’s a time for self-reflection and setting new intentions with achievable resolutions for 2024.
Dec 27, 2023
Stay in the know with this energy monitoring tool
Did you know that with the co-op’s SmartHub mobile app you can estimate your own monthly electric bill by monitoring your daily electric usage? Monitoring your usage with our mobile app can put you ahead of an unexpected high bill.
Dec 14, 2023
Tips to help you lessen heating costs
As your electric cooperative, we realize that decreasing temps bring an increase in heating costs. With its suite of SmartHub mobile app features, Prince George Electric Cooperative is offering tips for members to help lessen the impact of higher heating costs.
Dec 7, 2023
SmartHub tools can help manage winter’s impact on your heating costs
Historically, the biggest source of energy use in your home comes from your heating and cooling system. It’s important to know that there are many factors that can impact your electric bill, including weather, the number of people in your home, and your electrical appliances and devices. This winter, Prince George Electric Cooperative is encouraging members to take advantage of these exclusive SmartHub tools to keep your heating bills low:
Nov 29, 2023
Prince George Electric Cooperative donates more than $500 to local food pantry
Following the Thanksgiving holiday, Prince George Electric Cooperative donated more than $500 to Wakefield’s House of Hope Food Pantry to help better serve the needs of their local community.
Nov 28, 2023
Manage your account from anywhere with SmartHub
The upcoming holiday season is a time where many are traveling to visit family or shop. This holiday season, Prince George Electric Cooperative wants to encourage members to allow the SmartHub app to help them manage their account no matter where they are.
Nov 13, 2023
No-paper November could land you $25
Most of us have heard of “No-Shave November” but this November, your electric cooperative is rewarding members for participating in “No-paper November”. Prince George Electric Cooperative’s campaign encourages members to go paperless in an effort to save them time and money in receiving information about their bill.
Nov 6, 2023
Prince George Electric Cooperative hosts successful local blood drive event
Prince George Electric Cooperative recently held a blood drive at its headquarter office, inviting employees and community members to participate. The successful event collected 17 units which equates to 51 lives being saved.
Oct 26, 2023
Declutter your life one bill at a time with paperless billing
It’s been eight years since member Cathy O’Donnell began her mission of decluttering her home with Prince George Electric Cooperative’s paperless billing.
Oct 20, 2023
Co-op employees clear 1,300 pounds of trash in annual Adopt-A-Highway Program
One of the many ways Prince George Electric Cooperative gives back to the community is through its employee volunteer program. Annually, PGEC partners with the Adopt-A-Highway Program to collect trash along George Town, Spring Hill, Shingleton, Beaver Dam and parts of Walnut Hill Road.
Oct 18, 2023
Out of Power? We’re just a text away
It’s faster and easier than ever for members to report a power outage and receive updates with Prince George Electric Cooperative’s outage text alerts.