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CoBank Sharing Success Program

CEC is partnering with CoBank to offer up to four one-time donation matches to eligible 501(c)(3) non-profits, which could include schools and government organizations (as long as the donation serves a public purpose and is consistent with the purpose and guidelines of the Sharing Success Program). Eligible donation amounts can...

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2019 CEO Report

Dear customers and owners of Cordova Electric Cooperative: 2019 was a year filled with all the opportunities, challenges, and surprises that we have come to expect in the electric utility industry. New technologies, rising customer expectations, employee and Board skills and performance development, and an aggressive project workload have kept CEC...

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EXCELLENT DONATION OPPORTUNITY

CEC is partnering with CoBank to offer a one-time donation match to a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit including schools and government organizations....

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2018 CEO Report

Dear Owners of Cordova Electric Cooperative: This was a year of transition for CEC as we shifted from reduced capital budgets, debt reduction, and training and developing new staff to larger scale maintenance and improvement projects. From high-resolution fuel metering to geotechnical explorations at Crater Lake to solar evaluation and site...

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RADIANCE Project

Resilient Alaskan Distribution System Improvements Using Automation Network, Analysis, Control, and Energy Storage....

Cordova’s Microgrid Integrates Battery Storage with Hydropower

By Clay Koplin Several remote, off-grid communities in Alaska have adopted energy storage systems as part of their microgrids, as they drive to replace expensive diesel generation with renewable wind and solar power. Now, the small town of Cordova, Alaska, U.S., 150 miles (241 km) southeast of Anchorage, Alaska, is pioneering...

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The Growth of Hydropower in Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Universities, National labs, and companies from across the country have been working together to research ways to make renewable energy the best option for communities. Cordova - a town of just over 2-thousand, is only accessible by plane or boat- and can get caught without electricity in bad storms....

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2017 CEO Report

Dear Owners of Cordova Electric Cooperative: It has been another year of strong financial and operational performance for your Cooperative.  Kilowatt hour sales rebounded from last year’s drop with a 12.5% increase over last year. Once again we were able to operate the Cooperative without increasing rates or borrowing money. Our...

Tesla at Cordova Center New Lower Lot EV Charging Station

Two Electric Cars, Four Chargers and Big Plans

In a city where gas costs $3.89, this co-op sees EVs as a way to grow revenue and save members money. By his count, there are all of two electric cars in Cordova, Alaska, but Clay Koplin expects that number to grow. In fact, as CEO of the local co-op, he’s...