News from BARC
19-Jan-2015 BARC If You Want Broadband
We are very excited to announce that BARC officially has plans to build 325 miles of fiber passing 4,000 homes & businesses in the Rockbridge and Lexington areas. We'll be offering ultra high-speed internet (up to 1 gbps), unlimited long distance calling, and cable TV at very affordable prices. ..
Copper theft has reached epidemic proportions in the past few years due to the high price copper fetches from scrap recyclers. No industry has experienced this more than electric utilities. Copper thieves across the country have caused extensive damage to electric systems, harm..
05-Jan-2015 Purchased Power Update
Effective January 1, 2015, the component of your bill for purchased power (“energy services”) is increasing by $0.00589/kWh. To help put this increase into perspective, a residential customer will pay $6 more per month based on average usage. This increase is a direct result of a..
02-Jan-2015 Overview of BARC Electric Service Rate Schedule
BARC ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE OVERVIEW OF ELECTRIC SERVICE RATE SCHEDULES Rural Electric Service (Residential), Commercial and Small Power, and Large Power Service RATES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015 ..
31-Dec-2014 Statement of Nondiscrimination
STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION BARC Electric Cooperative is the recipient of federal financial assistance from the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Secti..
Payments totaling $750,000 were made to BARC customer-owners this month, which is $200,000 more than was paid in 2013, and one of largest returns in the history of the organization. The checks were issued to customers living in Bath, Rockbridge, Alleghany, Highland and Augusta counties. Check..
18-Dec-2014 Reporting Outages
If you are experiencing a power outage, please report outages by calling 800-846-2272, or by texting your outage. Be sure to have your account number available when reporting outages. If you do not have your account number, please use the telephone number associated with your account. For more inf..
18-Dec-2014 Update Your Electric Account Contact Information
So that we may better serve you, especially during power outages, it is very important that we have the following information on your electric account: service address, mailing address, phone number and, if possible, email address . We also ask that you provide at least three alternate contacts for..
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..