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  Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative  
  "Together We Have The Power To Make  A Difference"


Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, headquartered in Chase City, Virginia, with three district offices—Chase City, Gretna, and Emporia.  Serving over 31,000 accounts, it provides electricity to portions of nine counties in Southside Virginia.  In 2004 MEC became the first electric utility to be featured on Terry Bradshaw’s “Pick of the Week” national television program. 


With memberships in 13 Chambers of Commerce, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is an integral part of the community.  Monetary donations are made to community organizations which include 16 rescue squads and 38 volunteer fire departments.  The youth program is strong, offering scholarships, sponsoring educational trips, and supporting ball teams, 4-H groups, etc.

Major emphasis is placed on economic development efforts to bring new businesses and industry to the area. 



This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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