Learn about First Electric Cooperative

Monday, June 12, 2017

The largest cooperative of the seventeen distribution cooperatives in the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas network, First Electric Cooperative is a not for profit organization that serves over 91,000 members across 17 counties.

Community centered, the cooperative gives an annual $2000 scholarship to one high school student in each of their five districts. The student must have a certain grade point average and be attending an institute of higher learning.

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Using power generated from renewable sources and giving capital credits back to members are two ways First Electric helps their members save big.

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In 1940, 112,050 of 1.95 million Residents in Arkansas had Electricity

In 1937, the first electric cooperative utility pole was erected in Arkansas by First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville, marking the development of a system that now covers 60 percent of the state's land area.