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Changes to Terms & Conditions

In accordance with statutory notice requirements set forth in the Code of Virginia, please be advised that Prince George Electric Cooperative has amended its Terms and Conditions for Providing Electric Service. The Appendix A - Schedule F fee structure and the Schedule OL-8 Outdoor Lighting Service, have been filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. The new schedules will become effective September 30, 2015.

GIS Update

August 21, 2015 - Continued field work on PGEC's GIS project will now shift to the general areas serviced by our New Bohemia substation. Areas include Bull Hill Rd., Lee Acres subdivision, Courthouse Rd., Baxter Rd., King's subdivision and Prince George Woods Estates. Work is expected to begin around September 1, take about 3 weeks to complete, and may include weekends. Questions? Call 804.834.2424.

Beware of Phone Scam!

New Phone Scam Targets Cooperative Customers

Some customers of Virginia electric cooperatives have reported a new type of phone scam where the customer receives a phone call asking them to call a toll-free number and make immediate payment on their electric bill to avoid disconnection.  Although the caller ID may show this call is from your cooperative, it is not. Additionally, the scammer has copied the cooperative’s phone greeting and menu, therefore the customer believes they are really calling the cooperative.

Reduction to WPCA Charge

Wholesale Power Costs Adjustment Decreases

 July 2015 will see a decrease in member energy rates.

Prince George Electric Cooperative announced that as a result of declining wholesale power costs, PGEC members will pay $ 1.34 less for every 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh ) used starting with their July energy use. A service location using 2,500 kWh will pay $3.35 less monthly on their electric bill.

2015 Youth Tour a Success

Local Students Join National Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

Four local students enjoyed an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. June 14-18 as part of the 51st Annual National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour. Austin Britt, Michelle Buckles and Kelsey Dunn, all rising high school seniors at Prince George High School, along with Chris Fly, a rising senior at Southampton Academy, joined 1,700 other students from across the nation who participated in this event.

GIS Field Work to Begin

Prince George Electric Cooperative has contracted with Davey Resource Group to gather field GIS data for use in a mapping project. Associates from Davey Resource will be traveling in a white pickup truck and will be wearing yellow vests as they conduct the field work.

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