Lineman working on Oregon CoastMission:

ORECA represents and promotes the interests of electric cooperatives and their members.


  • Protect the legislative and regulatory interests of electric cooperatives to maintain least cost reliable power.
  • Protect local control for electric cooperatives’ governing boards.
  • Oppose unnecessary regulation without demonstrated benefits.
  • Maintain the ability of cooperatives to provide new member services.
  • Support regional efforts to maintain the benefits to cooperatives of hydro-based power at least cost.
  • Communicate with and educate elected officials on state and federal legislative and regulatory affairs impacting co-ops.