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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.

Be Careful of Scams

Members, please be very careful with your account information and any payment transactions. 

Do not give your account information, credit/debit card, or prepaid card information to anyone. We at PGEC no longer take this information directly from you. You may always call PGEC at 804.834.2424 to verify information if you have any doubts!

Fiber to the Home Community Meeting

PGEC Enterprises has scheduled a community meeting on Tuesday, May 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the Prince George Emergency Crew building, 10800 Prince George Dr., Disputanta, VA  23842.  The meeting is open to the public and will provide an opportunity to learn about the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband initiative, discuss the pilot project on West Quaker Road and Route 156,and learn about the physical assets used for connection.  The Prince George Emergency Crew building will be wired for fiber broadband service at this time.

First Broadband Fiber Connection Completed

PGEC Enterprises, LLC, completed its first fiber connection February 7.  A pilot program is being tested on about 75 customers in one area of Prince George County.  “It is important that we test this for feasibility before doing a system-wide roll out,” stated Casey Logan, vice president of engineering at Prince George Electric Cooperative.  “Our process, equipment, employee training and other data from the pilot will provide valuable information going forward.”

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