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Annual Meeting Highlights

Berkeley Electric Cooperative held its Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, November 11th at the Exchange Park Fairgrounds in Ladson. As member-owned electric cooperative, Berkeley Electric must assemble a quorum of its members to conduct the business of the cooperative each year.

 

During his keynote speech, CEO Dwayne Cartwright assured members that there is no need for rate increases in the coming year and predicted stable rates for the next several years. Cartwright also noted that early next year Berkeley Electric will be the first electric cooperative in South Carolina to reach 100,000 member-accounts, due to rapid growth in its service territory. He also highlighted the Cooperative’s Community Solar and Beat the Peak initiatives which will help members keep their bills under control. Cartwright also delivered the good news that members would be receiving an Energy Rebate credited to their November bills in addition to $3 million in Capital Credits being returned in December.  

 

Berkeley Electric Cooperative welcomed two new board members to its nine-member board – Robert Vandross, District 1 and Sam Gourdine, District 4. Over 9,100 members voted in the trustee elections with the results as follows:

  • District 1:  Robert Vandross – 2,619; Sandy Mullinax – 2,223; Robert Grooms – 1,917; Leonard Volf – 1,267; Joseph Shirah - 605
  • District 4:  Sam Gourdine – 4,324; Michael Moore – 4,118
  • District 7:  Connie Shuler (incumbent) - unopposed

 

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Generac Generators

Purchase a 8-22kw Generac standby generator by Nov. 30 and receive a free 10-year extended warranty. Call 1-866-942-3366 for more information. Or for more information on our generator program click below.

 

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