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2017 Annual Members' Meeting

The Annual Members' Meeting will be held on Monday, August 28, at Waverly Headquarters (7103 General Mahone Hwy.).  Waverly and Prince George offices will close at noon that day.  Member registration and dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m.  The business meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Plan to come, visit exhibits, see what is new with your cooperative and what was accomplished in 2016!  

Contractors Conducting Pole Inspections

Utilities conduct pole inspections to check for any issues that may affect the integrity of the pole. PGEC has contracted with Southside Utility Maintenance (SUM) for this purpose. SUM will be working out of the Beechland substation area in Surry County for the next 3 weeks. This area includes Runnymeade, Hollybush, and White Marsh Roads. One team will be working the area driving a gray Chevrolet pick-up truck with PGEC signage on the side. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 804-834-2424.

ODEC President and CEO Announces Retirement

Glen Allen, VA -- Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) today announced that Jackson E. Reasor, the longest serving president and chief executive officer (CEO) in ODEC’s history, has informed the board of directors of his plan to retire as president and CEO effective as of January 15, 2018.

The Board has formed a search committee to identify a new president and CEO, and will retain a nationally recognized executive recruiting firm to advise them on potential candidates.

Scheduled Garysville Substation Outage

Please note the transmission feed into PGEC's Garysville substation will undergo a maintenance upgrade on Sunday, July 16 at 2:00 a.m. This process will require a short outage lasting about 1 hour. The Garysville substation serves areas in the Prince George - Newville area bounded by Centennial Rd., Heritage Rd., Coggins Point Rd., Rivers Edge, Jordan Point, and Sandy Ridge Rd.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have questions, please contact the office at 804.834.2424. Thank you.

New CREE LED Better Light, Better Price Offer!

Switching to LED light bulbs is the best way to save energy and money on home lighting.  Check out the CREE LED 60-watt bulb offer.  Order up to five 4-packs for only $9.97/pack and pay a total of $4.00 shipping...that is a little as $2.69/bulb.  Order today through SmartHub and enjoy another benefit of being a PGEC member / owner!  Full details under Energy Efficiently Toolkit.

 

 

Ag Innovations for Small Farms

Randolph Farm will be open to the public for this exciting opportunity to learn about the latest trends, research, and proven techniques designed especially to help small, limited resource, urban and beginning farmers. USDA representatives will be on hand to explain how their agency resources can offer services and support for a wide variety of operations. This event is FREE and includes a light breakfast and boxed lunch. Registration required.

Electric Co-op Linemen Compete in Regional Rodeo

Prince George Electric Cooperative (PGEC) employees joined nearly 150 utility professionals from five states to compete in the 15th Annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman's Rodeo, held May 19-20 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA.

A PGEC team competed in the Equipment Operators Rodeo on Friday, where they finished third in the Digger Derrick Obstacle event.  On Saturday, a team of Journeyman Linemen competed in five events as part of the journeyman competition.  To round out events, PGEC also had a Gaff-n-Go-Grill team who placed fourth in the BBQ competition.

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