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December 12, about 1,900 checks were mailed to current and former Co-op members who will share in a portion of approximately $1,256,643 in Capital Credits repayments for the year 1984.

There remains approximately $974,812.23 in unclaimed capital credits from previous distributions for the years 1951-1983. These unclaimed amounts are for those whose contact information was not kept up-to-date, and therefore, the checks were returned. Make sure we know how to reach you when it is time to mail your capital credits check!

Click the links below for helpful information on claiming capital credits:

 Updated 2/18/2015

Click here for Claiming Capital Credits

Click here for Claiming Capital Credits with Bankruptcy

Click here for Unclaimed Capital Credits list



Example of the Rocky Terrain in the RGEC Territory
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RGEC has the largest service territory of any electric cooperative in the contiguous United States, serving 18 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately 35,000 sq. miles. These counties include: Brewster, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Edwards, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb and Zavala in Texas, and Eddy and Otero Counties in New Mexico. 

RGEC currently employs 143 people to serve 6,293 members with 13,132 meters. It maintains offices in Alpine, Brackettville, Carrizo Springs, Dell City, El Paso, and Fort Stockton, with the Brackettville office serving as corporate headquarters.  The Co-op maintains 9,838 miles of Energized Line of which 143 miles are Transmission Line and 161 miles are Underground Line. RGEC maintains the electrical distribution systems for Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas, and Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.

Updated 04/7/2015


Brackettville Headquarters

 It is Annual Report time! The Cooperative sets aside time and space each year for the express purpose of letting you know how the business you share ownership in is doing. We approach this report with three goals. The first is to cover the big projects for the preceding year. We want you to understand what the workload is, but more importantly, we want you to realize how much is done on your behalf every day, to improve service, reliability, and the cost of operation.   Read more.

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Click here for Board Meeting Agenda.  

Click here for Not For Sale Resolution.

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Co-op Magazine   69th Annual Meeting

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  The 69th Annual Meeting was held Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Pecos County Civic Center, in Fort Stockton, Texas.  Click here for photos
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