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Welcome to the Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association

ORECA - Oregon's Rural Electric Cooperative Association represents the legislative and regulatory interests of Oregon's 18 not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperative utilities. Electric cooperatives are consumer-owned, not-for-profit utilities governed by member elected boards of directors. Oregon’s electric cooperatives were first organized in the 1930’s to bring electric power to under-served rural areas. All 18 Oregon co-ops are members of ORECA.

Cooperatives serve over 10% of Oregon’s electricity consumers, are located in 32 counties and maintain 26,000 miles of line traversing Oregon’s most rugged terrain.

This site provides information about ORECA, and its member utilities. If you would like more information, please use our contact form.