11. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

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Coop Name: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association N° of Employees: 70000
City: Arlington N° of Members: 42000000
Country: United States Year of formation: 1942
Website: http://www.nreca.coop Twitter: Link
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Founded in 1942, the NRECA is an organization representing the interests of 900 rural electric cooperatives and public power districts around the United States. Headquartered in Virginia, the association’s members include consumer-owned local distribution systems and generation and transmission cooperatives who supply wholesale power, as well as cooperatives involved in supply, manufacturing and data processing. The NRECA’s member cooperatives supply electricity to over 42 million consumers in 47 states.

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