• PRECO announces Youth Tour winners
    February 9, 2018

    Peace River Electric Cooperative (PRECO) is pleased to announce the winners of their 2018 Youth Tour to Washington, DC, essay contest.  Manatee County homeschool student Shane Harkins and Fort Meade high school student Brianna Rowell will represent the cooperative on a weeklong, all-expenses-paid trip to the nation’s capital this summer. Harkins and Rowell will join […]

  • PRECO Celebrates the 7 Cooperative Principles
    October 19, 2017

    October is National Cooperative Month PRECO Celebrates the 7 Cooperative Principles Every October since 1930, not-for-profit cooperatives of all kinds have recognized National Cooperative Month as a way to educate the public about how co-ops work and to appreciate their many members. These concepts lead electric co-ops like Peace River Electric Cooperative to do business […]

  • PRECO Power Restoration Frequently Asked Questions
    September 13, 2017

    In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Peace River Electric Cooperative (PRECO) is working diligently to restore power to homes and businesses in its 10-county service area. PRECO line workers, together with workers on loan from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Georgia, are working to bring as many electric services online as possible. To help PRECO consumers […]

  • PRECO Downed Power Line Safety Tips
    September 12, 2017

    Peace River Electric Cooperative (PRECO) reminds residents to avoid cleaning up around downed power lines or fallen trees that could have power lines tangled in them. “Never take chances around downed power lines,” says Van Crawford, v.p. of operations for PRECO. “It’s impossible to know if power lines are energized just by looking at them.” […]

  • PRECO Shares Electrical Safety Tips for Flooded Homes
    September 11, 2017

    Flooding can cause serious problems for days or even weeks after a storm has passed. Peace River Electric Cooperative (PRECO) provides the following safety tips for reestablishing electric service after floodwaters have receded. If you have any doubts about your home electrical system or feel you don’t have sufficient knowledge of electrical wiring and appliances, […]

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