As a consumer at Taylor Electric Cooperative, you’re also an owner!
Like other cooperatives across the country, Taylor Electric follows seven cooperative principles. The 5th principle is Education, Training & Information. This means cooperatives provide education and training to members so they can contribute effectively to the development of their cooperative. In addition to learning about what makes a cooperative different, it’s also beneficial to know how the cooperative provides power to homes and businesses in the community and what to look out for when bad weather and outages occur.
Four Tips for Winter Safety
It’s no surprise that winter months bring increased potential for fire risks and electrical safety hazards. This makes sense because during the coldest months, consumers are using additional electrical devices and appliances, like space heaters, electric blankets and portable generators. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that 47,700 home fires occur each year in the […]
Why we celebrate cooperatives
Every October, cooperatives from all sectors across the country celebrate National Cooperative Month. The purpose of this annual celebration is to recognize the cooperative difference and remind you, the members of the co-op, about Taylor Electric Cooperative’s purpose. National Cooperative Month is truly an opportunity to celebrate. Celebrating National Cooperative Month informs others about our […]
Don’t be fooled by common energy myths
Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis, watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by common energy myths. Myth: The higher the thermostat setting, the […]