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Reduce the Use & Save

On cold winter mornings and hot summer afternoons, we can Beat the Peak demand for electricity—together.

Sign up at, and we’ll let you know when electricity demand is at its highest. If we all cut back on energy use a little, we can make a big difference—together.

When your electric cooperative identifies a “peak” day, you’ll receive:

All you do is turn off unnecessary lights and think twice before using major appliances, such as dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers. And adjust your home’s thermostat to use a little less heat or air conditioning during the Beat the Peak hours.

If we work together to Beat the Peak, we can control some of the costs that affect your electric bill!


Rate Restructuring

Beginning January 1st, Berkeley Electric Cooperative will be restructuring its residential and small commerical rates. The restructuring will focus on balancing the Service Availability Charge so that all members will equally cover the full cost of maintaining the cooperative's distribution system.







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Bright Ideas Teacher Grants

Attention Lowcountry teachers! We want to give you up to $1,500 for your Bright Ideas! This grant program supports innovative classroom projects that are not covered by traditional funding. The goal is to help develop a better-educated workforce. Deadline is June 15th.




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