Richland Electric Cooperative provides electric service to members in Richland County and parts of Crawford, Sauk and Vernon counties. Richland Electric Cooperative also provide Exede satellite Internet service, dial-up Internet service and First Call emergency response telephone service to members and area residents of the greater Richland County area.
We are organized as a cooperative and as such we are not just an ordinary business. We are a business owned by our member-consumers. We provide service to over 3,500 members in and around Richland County, Wisconsin. In order to receive electric service from REC you must be a member of the cooperative. You also have a voice in how our cooperative is operated. You are represented by a Board of Directors that are members of the cooperative. Each year you have the opportunity to vote for your choice of director or, if you desire, run for the position yourself. Director elections are held each year at our Annual Meeting held in March. There are nine directors on the REC Board and three are up for election each year.
Richland Electric Cooperative has been made aware of a potential scam in the area. Members have received calls from someone posing as a WeEnergies employee and are using a service disconnection threat if payment is not made. DO NOT give any information.
If you are ever concerned about a scam please call Richland Electric Cooperative directly at 608-647-3173 to verify.
Notice of Forfeiture of Funds Held By Richland Electric Cooperative Unless Claimed by Owner
Pursuant to Wisconsin Statures Section 185.03(10), you are hereby notified that Richland Electric Cooperative, of Richland Center, Wisconsin 53581, has in its possession unclaimed funds. If your name is on the list, you may claim these funds by contacting the Cooperative and furnishing proof of your legal interest in such funds on or before September 1, 2018. You are further notified that unless you do claim such funds and provide satisfactory evidence of your right to receive the same by September 1, 2018, the funds will be forfeited to the Cooperative.
Published this 24th day of May, 2018