Applications are now being accepted for six scholarships to be awarded this year to New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) members by the NHEC Foundation. The $1,500 scholarships, one of which is reserved for a student entering a vocational/technical institution, are meant to support the education and resulting careers of NHEC members and their children. Applicants […]
To help its members realize the benefits of Electric Vehicle (EV) ownership, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has become the first electric utility in the state to offer deeply discounted rates to members who charge their EVs during off-peak hours.
EV ownership is on the rise and most auto manufacturers are currently offering or plan […]
PLYMOUTH, NH – Effective with bills rendered on or after November 1, 2017, New Hampshire Electric Co-op’s (NHEC) rates will be adjusted for the winter season to reflect changes in the cost of power at the wholesale level. The rate changes will result in an overall bill increase of 8%, or $8.15 per month, for […]
Come test drive a new Electric Vehicle (EV) and learn how affordable it is to own a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) or Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) at a local National Drive Electric Week event sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) and hosted by the Common Man Inn in Plymouth on September 14 from […]
New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) has begun construction of what will be the largest solar electric array in the state, a two megawatt (MW) system that will provide its members a clean source of electricity located on NHEC’s own distribution system.
The ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system, comprised of approximately 8,000 panels, will take shape […]
NH Electric Co-op Nominating Committee Sets Deadline for Candidates Seeking Nomination to the Board of Directors PLYMOUTH – Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Co-op) interested in being considered for nomination to the Board of Directors should submit their material to the Nominating Committee by 4:30 p.m. on February 15, 2017. More information […]
Earl Hansen, Chairman of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Board of Directors (NHEC), has won the 2016 George D. Aiken Award for his achievements in the rural electric power industry. Presented annually by the Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives (NEAEC), the Aiken Award recognizes individuals who exemplify the ideals and practices of George D. Aiken, […]
NH Electric Co-op Members Threatened With Disconnection
PLYMOUTH, NH – New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) is warning of a telephone scam that seeks to defraud its members by threatening disconnection of electric service if an immediate payment is not made.
NHEC has been made aware of several attempts in the past two days to scam […]
The NHEC’s first pole setting on December 4, 1939 in Lempster, NH.
By George Harvey
In the 1930s, getting electricity to a farm was expensive. It cost $2000 to $3000 per mile to bring power from the nearest utility pole to a farm, and very few people could afford it. Unsurprisingly, most of the […]