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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 […]