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January 2023

Keeping you powered

Central stayed ahead of recent challenges and restored service quickly.

$33,000 goes back into local community

Members' voluntary donations fund grants to 12 area nonprofits.

Basketball skills, leadership and teamwork

Two middle schoolers will learn from winning coaches at overnight camp.

December 2022

Grid security and resilience a top priority

Securing and protecting our electric grid is a top priority for us at Central Electric and for North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives.

A CREDIT on your December bill?!

Members are receiving a WPCA credit of $26.00 for every 1,000 kWh used in December!

Supporting those in need

Chatham County residents receive a holiday blessing.

November 2022

$15,000 awarded to local schools

Bright Ideas grants energize innovative projects in 12 classrooms!

Making a brighter future possible

Reliable power for you. A low-cost, low-carbon future for us all.

Deck your halls with energy $AVINGS

Three easy ways to keep more $ in your pocket with your holiday decor.

October 2022

Money back to members!

Checks and bill credits are on the way to members who received service in 2002 or 2003.

Central is thankful for YOU

As a member, you're making your co-op and community better.

ORU allocates $21,000 to local communities

Seven local nonprofits get help, thanks to members' donations.