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Manager’s Message – August 2018

Dear Members, HREC’s Performance Ranks High Last month, we received a report showing how our 2017 performance in serving members compared with 813 other cooperatives nationwide. Hood River Electric Cooperative’s rankings were exemplary once again. Our Prices are Affordable and Stable HREC’s average residential electric rate ranked the 13th lowest of the 813 co-ops in the […]

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The Big Green Box

They’re big. They’re often green. They generally sit on concrete, often within housing developments. Some folks don’t like these electrical boxes—a common nickname for pad- mount transformers—and try to hide them with bushes, fences or flowers. But stay clear. Even small additions around pad-mount transformers create hazards. We realize landscaping represents an investment of time […]