WREC NEWS

WREC Educational Foundation Scholarships now available for 2021!

March 18, 2021

WREC’s Scholarship applications are now available until March 26, 2021 and now worth $12,000. 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 26. Successful Candidates Must: Be a high school senior and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be a […]

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Co-op Connections Available to all Members

February 26, 2021

Co-op Members have many incredible discounts available to them through Co-op Connections. This is a free service for any Cooperative Member, and there is a mobile app available as well. Please learn more at www.Connections.coop and start saving today. […]

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Drones Assist in System Reliability

February 24, 2021

Did you know that WREC added drones to our System Reliability Department in 2019? These drones are used to help find and correct possible outage issues before they occur. Piloted by our trained operators in the field, they utilize cameras to allow substations, poles, and lines in all WREC’s five service territories to be examined […]

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Scam Alert February 2021

February 15, 2021

WREC has received multiple calls from Members in the last few days saying they received a phone call from individuals pretending to be Cooperative employees. These people are demanding payment and threatening to shut off power for non-payment if credit/debit card information is not given. If you receive such a call, hang up and contact […]

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WREC presents United Way of Citrus County with a $10,864 donation check

January 19, 2021

On January 19, WREC’s Crystal River District Manager Gary Steele and Manager of Member relations David Lambert presented United Way Chief Executive Officer of Citrus County Meghan Pitzer with a check for monies donated by both the Co-op and its employees there. Concern for community is the seventh Cooperative principle, and WREC is proud to […]

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WREC presents United Way of Hernando County with a $16,430 donation check

January 15, 2021

United Way Executive Director Angie Walasek was presented with a check this week from WREC’s Manager of Member Relations David Lambert and West Hernando District Manager David Gonzalez. The monies donated were from both the Co-op and its employees. WREC has been an active supporter of the United Way for over 30 years. A big […]

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WREC Angel Tree Program Donates Christmas Gifts to Local Schools/Organizations

December 23, 2020

2020 had been a challenging one for all of us, but it did not dampen our spirit as we entered the Christmas Season.  Under the adversity of the covid-19 outbreak, which has disrupted everyone’s life to some degree, we remained hopeful and joyous as Christmas drew near.   Every year WREC employees donate their time and […]

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Scam Alert!!

November 13, 2020

Recently Members have informed us of receiving phone calls from individuals pretending to represent WREC and demanding payment to avoid disconnection of their power. Rest assured that we will never call you demanding payment or threaten to cut off your electricity for non payment. Please be safe and do not get scammed. […]

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WREC Featured in NRECA Electric Co-op News

September 26, 2020

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) monthly Electric Co-op news featured a story about WREC and Vincent House Pasco. Describing the recent Vincent House Pasco opening and what it means to the community, it is a great and inspiring article! You can read the article by going to : https://www.electric.coop/florida-co-op-helps-widen…/. Thank you NRECA for bringing […]

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WREC Crews Return from the Florida Panhandle

September 22, 2020

Word was received today that the line crew sent to the Panhandle to help Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) have finished restoring all power there and will be heading back home today. Hurricane Sally made landfall as a category 2 hurricane causing power outages for thousands of members at EREC. Since their arrival on September […]

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