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Energy crisis in Texas. Could this happen in South Carolina?

The energy supply crisis that recently occurred in Texas due to extremely cold temperatures and high demand has brought question concerning the energy supply in South Carolina.  Could the same thing happen in our state?  Probably not. And here’s why.

Virtual Annual Meeting planned for May 21

Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s Board of Trustees has scheduled the 2021 Annual Business Meeting for Friday, May 21, 2021. Due to the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and keeping everyone’s safety in mind, the decision was made to hold the Annual Meeting as last year.  Members will not attend the business meeting in person.

Scholarships available for high school seniors. Apply by March 3.

Fairfield Electric Cooperative is offering six $1000 Touchstone Energy Scholarships.  High school seniors whose primary residence is served by FEC are eligible to apply.  Special consideration is given to need, extracurricular activities, community involvement, recommendations, and the student's personal achievements.

Touchstone Energy Scholarships awarded

Fairfield Electric Cooperative recently awarded five $1,000 Touchstone Energy Scholarships.  The recipients are Khushi Dave, Zykirah Davis, Faith Mull, Jacobe Reid and Destini Simpson.

The recipients were selected based on their scholastic record, community involvement and extra-curricular activities.  Fairfield's Touchstone Energy Scholarships are available to students whose primary residence is served by the cooperative.

Board of Trustees Adopts Transparency Policy Resolution

Fairfield Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees recently passed a Transparency Policy Resolution. 

The resolution adopted on July 30, 2018 directs that information pertaining to Trustee and Officer compensation be posted on the Cooperative's website.  A copy of the Cooperative's Bylaws are also to be posted as well as the dates and times of Board Meetings and copies of the minutes of Board Meetings.

Community Solar subscriptions available

To make solar energy more accessible for all consumer-members, Fairfield Electric Cooperative has constructed a community solar farm at its Winnsboro Office on Highway 321 north of Winnsboro.  

Community or “shared” solar, means multiple people get electricity from a midsized solar array, offering a convenient option for consumers who want a part of their monthly power to come from the carbon-free resource.

Help your Cooperative "Beat The Peak"

Fairfield Electric recently started a new Beat the Peak program, a free and voluntary effort to help control energy costs for all cooperative members.

Warning! Scammers targeting electric co-op members

Posing as a representative of Fairfield Electric Cooperative, potential thieves are attempting to scam Fairfield Electric members by calling to demand immediate payment of electric bills.

Several Fairfield Electric Cooperative members have reported that they have received calls claiming their bill is past due. The caller claims they are from a third party collection agent and that service will be cut off if the amount due is not paid immediately.

Members share memories as Cooperative celebrates 75 Years of service

2014 marked the 75th Anniversary of Fairfield Electric Cooperative.  In this video, member reflect on life before and after the lights came on.

 

 

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