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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 149 people to serve 6,357 members with 13,262 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 9,881 miles of Energized Line of which 143 miles are Transmission Line, 173 miles are Underground Line, and 9,566 are Overhead Energized Line. RGEC maintains the electrical distribution systems for Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas, and Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.

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Your rights as a consumer. . .not something you hear a lot about. Irrespective of what business you do patronize, you have rights. I wonder how many of them tell you what those rights are. Once each year, we publish your rights so that you can be an informed consumer. Here at Rio Grande Electric Cooperative (RGEC), you have many more rights than you would with other business models.

There are essentially three types of electric service providers that operate in Texas - - Investor Owned Utilities (IOU), Municipally Owned Utilities (MOU), and Consumer Owned Utilities (COU). IOUs, as the name suggests, are owned by a group of investors. In some cases, the investors may also be consumers, but, for the most part, they will be individuals who are simply focused on earning a return on their investment. MOUs are, not surprisingly, owned by a municipality. The system is operated for the benefit of those living in the city, but also as an alternative revenue source for operation of city services. In this business model, the consumers and the investors are one and the same.

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There remains approximately $1,520,775.90 in unclaimed capital credits through the year 1987. 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!



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