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NH Electric Co-op Sets Winter Rate Increase

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 […]

NHEC to Sponsor Drive Electric Week Event September 14 at Common Man Inn

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 […]

NHEC Breaks Ground on State’s Largest Solar Array

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 Announces Deadline for Board Candidate Nominations

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 […]

NH Electric Co-op Board Chair Wins Aiken Award

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, […]

Scam Alert:

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 […]

A History of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative

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 […]