Tri-State G&T

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative uses community outreach to energize its annual meetings

If you’re having a hard time engaging member-owners to attend annual meetings or participate in the voting process, take a look at what Continental Divide Electric Cooperative (CDEC) has done to encourage mutual benefits for their cooperative, members and community.

CDEC has partnered with Cibola General Hospital to host a health & safety fair to coincide with their annual meeting for the past six years. The success of this led to a partnership with the Grants/Cibola County Chamber of Commerce, also holding a “Shop Local” showcase at the event for the past four years.

San Miguel Power Association teams up with town of Mountain Village to design rebates on LED bulbs

Late last year, the town of Mountain Village and San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) chose a unique solution when offering their residents rebate savings on LED bulbs. The town designed a website for the Relight Project, preprogramming the page with SMPA member account numbers along with rebate program rules and regulations.