WREC NEWS

How To Spot A Scam

July 22, 2020

Recently, several Members have contacted us and reported that certain individuals called them pretending to represent WREC. One such incident happened on May 5. A man called one of our Members and said he was representing WREC and that she needed to pay her bill. This man, who identified himself as Michael Perez, advised her […]

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WREC Awards Over $1.2 Million in Scholarships!

June 9, 2020

Investing in our communities is one of the cornerstones of electric Cooperatives throughout the country.  Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative proudly announces this year’s scholarship recipients. For 2020, the Cooperative awarded 110 scholarships worth $11,000 each for undergraduate studies.  Our recipients must attend an in-state college, university or technical school full-time with a minimum of 12 […]

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WREC presents Hernando County Commissioners with their 2020 Capital Credits refund check

June 5, 2020

On May 29, WREC District Manager David Gonzalez presented Hernando County Commissioners Chairman John Mitten (on the left) with their Capital Credits check. We hope these early refunds have helped our Members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that a return to normalcy is soon to come. If you would like more information about how […]

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WREC presents Hernando County School Board with their 2020 Capital Credits refund check

May 29, 2020

On May 26, David Gonzalez (West Hernando District Manager, on the right) presented John Stratton (School Supervisor) from the Hernando County School Board with their Capital Credits check. WREC returned $21 million in refunds early this year in order to try and help those struggling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate our […]

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WREC Board Announces An Early $21 Million Capital Credits Refund!

April 21, 2020

Dear Member, The coronavirus (also referred to as COVID-19) has changed all our lives in one way or another these past few months. In order to help our Members during these uncertain times, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative’s (WREC’s) Board has authorized an early $21 million Capital Credits refund. Most Members will see this refund as […]

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Electric Vehicles are the Future!

April 13, 2020

WREC recently launched it’s new choose EV feature on its website to allow our Members to make informed decisions about EV’s and provide them with the most accurate and updated information available. This is located on the top tab of our home page under ‘EV Information‘. Please check this out as there is a multitude […]

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Operation Round-Up helps another family in need

April 6, 2020

Meet the Caffery family from Brooksville.  Their daughter, Emma, is special needs and was recently in the hospital for over a month.  Due to medical bills they fell behind in their mortgage.  Operation Round-Up was approved to pay for four months of payments.  Thanks to the generosity of the Members who donate to Operation Round-Up, […]

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Up to $3,500 Special Rebate on the New Nissan Leaf!

February 26, 2020

Being a Co-op Member has its benefits. Touchstone Energy is now offering a Special Rebate on the 100% electric Nissan Leaf. See details and eligibility requirements below. The offer expires March 31, 2020. Please use Special Rate Code B77520 if interested. “WORLD’S BEST SELLING” ZERO EMISSIONS CAR, SINCE 2010 JOIN US IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE. […]

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WREC Educational Foundation Scholarships now available!

January 13, 2020

WREC’s Scholarship applications have been extended until March 31, 2020. Due to our lobby closures, we will accept applications by email to [email protected] and also mailed in applications that are post marked by March 31. Successful Candidates Must: Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be a bona fide resident within […]

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WREC Members Receive a 21 Million Dollar Capital Credit Refund!

December 19, 2019

Dade City – One of the many benefits of being a member of a not-for-profit electric cooperative is members get to share in any excess margins at the end of the year. These margins are called capital credits, and WREC’S Board of Trustees authorized a 21-million-dollar refund this year. Members who have had service for […]

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