West Kentucky RECC offers guidance for furloughed government workers on dealing with energy bills

January 15, 2019 – West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative has plans in place to assist its members who are affected by the current government shutdown.

“We know that members who are furloughed government workers are concerned about managing their bills and we are ready to provide assistance tailored to their specific situation,” said Heather Foley, Vice President of Finance & Administration.

Furloughed workers who are West Kentucky RECC members should:

  • Contact West Kentucky RECC when you receive a disconnection notice – call 1-877-495-7322.
  • Provide proof of your government employment and furlough impact – the Customer Service representative assisting you will ask for this information to be faxed, emailed or presented in person.
  • Develop a plan – After receiving the government employment and furlough impact information, the representative will work with you to develop an individual plan to help address your energy bill concerns.

For more information, please call West Kentucky RECC at 1-877-495-7322.

West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative offers tips to save energy

Jan. 7, 2019 -- West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is encouraging our members to be aware of their energy use and take steps to help manage winter electric bills, which may be higher than normal as a result of increased usage.

Weather, especially cold weather, affects residential energy bills more than any other factor. Heating claims about a 42 percent share of overall energy use in U.S. homes. The temperature difference between the inside of your home and the air temperature outside is greater during the winter than in the summer.

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National Weather Service predicts colder than normal winter in Kentucky

West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative offers tips to save energy

Dec. 20, 2018 -- Bundle up, Kentucky. Forecasters are predicting a colder than normal winter for much of the state after a colder than normal November.

West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is encouraging our members to be aware of their energy use and take steps to help manage electric bills, which may also be higher than normal as a result of increased usage.

In the National Weather Service’s official Three-Month Outlook released on Thursday, Kentucky and several surrounding states are shown to have a higher likelihood of below normal temperatures. The temperature probability is a forecast for January, February and March.

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Energy Saving Tips to Make your Holiday More Energy Efficient

Nov. 26, 2018 -- The holiday season is in full swing! It’s time to celebrate with friends and family and look forward to a new year full of promise and hope.

This is also a time when expenses tend to skyrocket and, if you’re not careful, that could include your utility bill. Here are some holiday energy saving tips to help make sure you can spend your money on gifts for the family instead of high electric bills.

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Awareness Is Best Tool To Guard Against Scammers

West Kentucky RECC joins utilities marking 'National Utility Scam Awareness Week' with information and education campaign

Nov. 6, 2018, MAYFIELD, Ky – The crooks trying to take money from West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative members are always looking for new ways to take advantage of good people.
The scammers usually call members and tell them their West Kentucky RECC bill is overdue and will be disconnected shortly unless the member makes an immediate payment with an untraceable prepaid credit card.

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