• Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative

    Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative


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    About Us

    Owned By Those We Serve. Locally-owned and operated electric distribution cooperative serving 20,000 members in the rural areas of Crawford, Erie, Venango, Mercer, Warren and Ashtabula counties. Northwestern REC was recently recognized by Touchstone Energy as being the top electric cooperative in the Nation when it comes to Member Engagement.

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    • Owned by Those We Serve
    • Free 24/7 Water Heater Service for Participating Members
    • Locally Owned & Operated
    • Top Cooperative in the Nation in Member Engagement


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    Bill Buchanan, President & CEO