NRECA International

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

Coming Soon: An Electric Co-op in Maji, Ethiopia

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

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Making Sure it Lasts

NRECA International's training program works to equip Ugandan co-ops for success.

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A Lineworker’s Story

JT Jacobs from Shenandoah Valley EC helped bring electricity to communities in Bolivia and gained new brothers and sisters.

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Celebrating 50 years of rural electrification in the Philippines

An electric co-op movement began in the Philippines 50 years ago. Today 121 co-ops bring power to more than 13 million members.

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