Rural Renewable Resources

What Is the National Renewables Cooperative Organization?

In the tradition of cooperatives working together, cooperatives across the country have formed the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) to facilitate the development and deployment of renewable energy resources.

Membership in the NRCO is open to generation and transmission coopera-tives (G&T’s) and distribution cooperatives who have the legal ability to buy power in the wholesale market.


November 13, 2015

The National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) announced today that one of its members, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) has awarded  two contracts to Hecate Energy to deliver the full output of two solar projects to be located in Northampton County and Clarke County, VA.

September 5, 2014

The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC), Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange (Federated) and the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) are celebrating the first anniversary of their landmark Solar Cooperative Community Projects (sCOOP) program, which offers electric cooperatives access to cost-effective and locally-generated solar electric resources to their members.

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