News

2:20 p.m.

The actual switching of the Brickhouse substation is being done at this time. You may experience a power interruption while this occurs.

2:50 p.m.

There is a power outage in Prince George County due to the Brickhouse substation switching operation. We are working as quickly as is safely possible to restore the power. We appreciate your patience during this operation.

3:55 p.m.

The power has been restored to customers in Prince George County. If you do not have power at this time, please call 804-834-2424 to advise us.

A smaller switching operation will occur to better balance the load on the new substation. This may cause some power interruptions or outages along the Bull Hill Road area.

4:15 p.m.

All switching operations in Prince George County have been completed and power should be restored to all who were affected by today's Brickhouse substation work. If you are still without power, or lose power at some later point, please call 804-834-2424 to report your outage. We appreciate everyone's patience and understanding during this complex operation.

Planned Outage

Residents of Prince George County who would be affected by a planned substation switching operation were notified by letter on or about July 5th. This operation may cause a brief power interruption. As of today, that operation is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th. We do not have a time until closer to the operation, but updates will be provided on this site as well as recorded information at 804-834-2424.

Sales Tax Holiday

Shop May 25th - May 31st for items needed to prepare for storms and hurricanes and skip the sales tax! Items such as artificial ice or ice packs, cell phone batteries, fire extinguishers, gas containers, tarps or plastic sheeting, and batteries (excluding boat and auto) are some of the items you may purchase without paying sales tax.

Stop Check Payment Fee

Effective June 1, 2012, there will be a $32.00 charge if a customer requests that PGEC stop payment on a check previously issued to that customer. The fee will be deducted from the amount of the check to be reissued. If the check void date has passed, there will be no charge to reissue the check.

News and Events

January 13, 2012

January 6, 2012
Thanks to everyone who came out to support our American Red Cross blood drive on January 5th. Your donations will truly make a difference in many lives!

December 16, 2011
PGEC Returns Capital Credit to Cooperative Members The Cooperative’s Board of Directors approved the refund of capital credit allocations to Cooperative members who received electric service in 1990 and 2010 with refunds totaling over $1.4 million.

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