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BREC Dedicates New Substation

Mineral SubstationBuckeye Rural Electric Cooperative members in the New Marshfield area should be noticing a real difference in their electric service reliability. BREC has been upgrading and modernizing its equipment in phases, thanks to longterm planning that accommodates necessary improvements in a financially responsible manner. A new substation is the […]


Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative Holds Annual Member Meeting

  Rio Grande, OH—With more than 900 in attendance, including 560 member-consumers, Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative (BREC) held its 80th annual member meeting at the University of Rio Grande Lyne Center on August 11, re-electing board of trustee incumbents Dennis Blakeman (district III—Jackson County) and Bill Holcomb (district IV—Athens, Meigs, […]


BREC awards $3,500 in scholarships

Three area high school seniors claimed $3,500 worth of scholarships funded by Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative in the annual competition for the children of cooperative members. Buckeye REC’s first-place, $1,500 winner was Bailey Ward of Oak Hill High School, daughter of Bruce Ward and Rebecca Adkins of Oak Hill. Bethany […]


2017 Annual Meeting Report

Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative celebrates successful year $1.6 million returned to members in capital creditsBuckeye Rural Electric Cooperative (BREC) celebrated another year of progress and member service at its annual meeting of members, held Saturday, August 12, at the Lyne Center at the University of Rio Grande. Over 900 people […]


Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative’s New Website!

Buckeye REC is pleased to announce the release of its new website! Along with a new design, we also have a new domain. This only means that instead of going to www.buckeyerec.com to get to our website, www.buckeyerec.coop is what you will type. Don’t sweat it if you can’t remember […]


Metering Requirements

Policy 410: Metering Requirements for Electrical Service I. Objective: To establish requirements, conditions, and terms of BREC metering for electric service. II. Types of Metering: A. Single family residential: a. Each single-family residential dwelling shall be required to have a separate metering device. B. Rental property and Multi-residential: b. See […]


Cooperatives: Helping Those in Need

Cooperative employees are special people. Whether they are helping at a food kitchen, building a house for those in need, or spending their week in another country helping to build a sustainable electric system for others, the giving nature of cooperatives extends from the board room to the mindset of […]


Scams Come in All Forms

If you watch the news then you have probably heard the stories of people being taken by scams. Maybe you got an email saying you won the Canadian Lottery, or some helpless soul in another country needs your help in relocating millions of dollars that they inherited after the untimely […]