News from BARC
27-Nov-2014 Reporting Power Outages
November 27, 2014 7:00 a.m. Members still without power, please report your outages by calling 800-846-BARC (2272). Be sure to have your account number handy when reporting your outage. If you do not have your account number, please use the telephone number that is associated with ..
27-Nov-2014 Thanksgiving Day Outage Update 1
November 26, 2014 8:00 a.m. Update As of 8:00 a.m., BARC Electric Cooperative is responding to 64 separate outage events affecting approximately 678 BARC Electric Cooperative customers throughout our service territory. The cumulative number of customers affected since the storm be..
Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) has begun working on a project that will increase reliability to its member-owner Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) Monterey delivery point located in Highland County. The project involves the installation of approximately ..
21-Nov-2014 Reporting Power Outages
Each day, here at BARC Electric Cooperative, our employees work to keep our members' lights on. Although, sometimes it is inevitable that power outages should occur. If you experience a power outage, it is important that you report your outage by calling 800-846-2272. Please have your account..
07-Nov-2014 Great News! No Plans for a General Rate Increase
BARC Electric Cooperative is finalizing its 2015 Budget with approval by its Board of Directors expected this month. No general increase in rates is being proposed in the budget. With the last general rate increase being in the year 2012, this will make 3 years in a row without a general rate..
24-Oct-2014 New "Ask Haley" Segment
We want to hear from our members!!! Do you have a question that BARC Electric could answer for you? Well, you probably aren't the only one who's interested in knowing the answer. Please submit your questions to "Ask Haley" and we will cover them in the Cooperative Living magazine, on ..
17-Sep-2014 Community Solar Project
Dear BARC Member, Are you interested in solar power but find that physical or financial barriers prevent you from installing solar? If so, please read on. We have been developing a “community solar” project that lowers solar costs and makes solar accessible to interested cu..
Millboro, Va. ― High-school or home-schooled students graduating in 2015 whose parents or guardians are consumer-members of BARC Electric Cooperative are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ (VMDAEC..
26-Aug-2014 Learn About Your Energy Usage
Would you like to know just how much energy you’re using in your home? Through our APOGEE tool found at the top of our main page of our website, you can see how much energy you’re using, calculate the energy of your appliances, and even learn the fundamentals of electricity...
20-Jun-2014 BARC's Yearly ROW Maintenance
Beginning the week of June 23, 2014, Pittman will begin spraying BARC's rights-of-way in the following areas: along Rt. 220 from Warm Springs to Falling Springs, Hot Springs, Bacova, Cedar Creek, Indian Draft, and Johnson Creek. This is standard practice for BARC's ROW maintenance...
16-May-2014 Please Call and Update Your Service Address
Please Call and Update Your Service Address It is very important we have your correct service address, phone number and, if possible, email address . We also like to have alternative contacts. All of this information helps us to better serve you; especially during outages...