NRECA International

For more than 50 years, NRECA International has developed and implemented electrification programs across the globe.

Electricity for Maji

The first steps of forming a new electric cooperative have begun. Learn how NRECA International is empowering a small town in Ethiopia with a path toward electrification.


NRECA International

NRECA International has brought electricity to more than 160 million people in 45 developing countries. We design and implement successful, sustainable, scalable rural electrification programs that improve education, healthcare, safety and economic opportunity. Learn more

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Our work is supported by charitable donations of time, money and materials from more than 300 American electric cooperatives as well as private organizations and individuals. We thank the hundreds of electric co-op directors, linemen, engineers, managers and other employees who have volunteered to bring first-time access to electricity, and train staff at local utilities be sustainable in their own communities. We need your support to continue this important work. Get Involved

Recent Articles

Strengthening Communities

We are launching the “Empowering Small Businesses to Strengthen Communities” fundraising campaign to help rural communities.

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Unlocking the potential for economic growth

It starts with power. But what comes after? Getting electricity doesn't always mean knowing how to use it to generate income.

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Keeping the Lights On During COVID-19

Read about global electric co-ops that are keeping the lights on and how NRECA International team is working to support them.

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