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.
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September 5, 2013
Carmel, IN – The National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) announced the creation of a uniquely exciting new program for cooperatives interested in offering locally-generated solar electric resources to their members. There is growing interest among electric cooperatives in sponsoring the construction of small scale solar photovoltaic (PV) generation resources and allowing cooperative members to purchase the output of the solar arrays on a fractional basis. sCOOP: Solar Cooperative Community Projects was designed to meet that need.
July 25, 2013
NRCO announced that one of its members, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporations (AECC), will buy energy from the Origin Wind Energy project in southeast Oklahoma. AECC has reached a long-term agreement to purchase 150 megawatts of wind energy from RES America Developments Inc., a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas).