NRECA

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NRECANational Rural Electric Cooperative Association
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Caption: Mel Coleman is the president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has recognised Valley Electric Association Inc, a non-profit electric utility headquartered in Pahrump, Nevada, with its 2012 National Community Service Award.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) provides many vital services to distribution cooperatives.
Lundquist is the vice president of communication for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Restructuring gives providers choice in who they want to serve," says Glenn English, CEO of the Virginia-based National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, which represents the interests of the nation's 1,000 rural electric cooperatives.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association claims it is developing a proposal and seeking a Congressional sponsor to bar cities that operate an electric utility financed through municipal tax-exempt bonds from annexing territories or facilities controlled by rural electric cooperatives against the will of those coops.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is renowned for its lobbying clout; it is headed by the ex-Congressman who used to protect its subsidies, and in the 1995-96 election cycle its political action committee gave $773,000 to about 360 congressional candidates.
Over the years, several partners, besides government, have emerged from such sources as the insurance industry, the philanthropic community, neighborhood-based development corporations, and even new national intermediaries such as the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Neighborhood Housing Services, and the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, and the development arm of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Since the request for mutual assistance was first received from PREPA in early November, EEI and its member companies, including Ameren, have been working in partnership with the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to supply technical expertise, materials, equipment, and resources to the island.
Coleman, CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem (Fulton County), spoke at the Clinton School of Public Service in his role as president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association board of directors.
The expectation was that the large utility companies would form a private/public partnership with REA [Rural Electrification Administration] and build out rural America," explained Martin Lowery, executive vice president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
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