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Wholesale Power Cost Increase in Effect This Month

CCEC members will see a roughly 2 percent increase in bills beginning in January, a result of increased costs of wholesale power and continued compliance costs associated with coal ash regulations.

To recover those costs, CCEC is adding a wholesale power cost adjustment (WPCA) of $2.50 per 1,000 kWh of electricity. The WPCA reflects fluctuations in the wholesale cost of power the cooperative purchases for its consumers and is typically due to changes in the cost of fuels used for generating electricity

Lineman Darvene Montford Marks 50 Years of Service

When Line Crew Leader Darvene Montford started working for Carteret-Craven Electric Co-op (CCEC), there were no bucket trucks. When underground service became available, the lines were dug in by hand, and if there was a problem with the line, it was dug up, shovelful by shovelful, until the source of the problem was found.

Are you prepared for the cold?

When winter temperatures drop, it can be challenging to stay safe and warm. We don’t usually have winter storms that knock out power in our area, but they can – and have – happened. We care about your safety, and we want you to be prepared.

2019 Wall Calendars Available at CCEC Offices

Be sure to get a copy of our new 2019 wall calendar featuring photos by several CCEC members. The calendars are available while they last at our offices in Newport and Havelock, just in time for holiday gift giving and the new year.

Ready for Winter? Try these Energy-Saving Ideas

Winterize your home, reduce heating costs and be in control of your energy budget by following these steps:

Powerful storms cause outages across system Saturday

Additional CCEC line crews and customer service staff were called in Saturday after powerful line of storms

moved across our area. The high winds knocked out power  to roughly 5,000 members across our system. Our automated metering infrastructure (AMI) system alerts to most all outages on our system. These outages and estimated restoration times can be viewed at Please be patient and stay safe.

2019 Wall Calendar Available at CCEC Offices

Our 2019 wall calendar, featuring stunning photos submitted by CCEC members, is available at our offices in Newport and Havelock, while supplies last.

CCEC Awards Grants to 'Bright' Educators

Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative (CCEC) has awarded $23,316 in Bright Ideas education grants to 33 teachers to fund engaging classroom learning projects. More than 6,775 students at schools in Carteret County and Havelock will participate in Bright Ideas projects funded by CCEC this year.

Are We Holding Unclaimed Money for You?

We are holding more than $2.4 million in unclaimed money and want to get it back to its owners.


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