Blue Ridge Energy Members Foundation

The Blue Ridge Energy Members Foundation is unique because 100 percent of all members’ donations as well as a portion of our subsidiaries’ profits are returned to the members and their communities. Thanks to over 25,000 members who participate in Operation Round Up programs each month, the Blue Ridge Energy Members Foundation has…

Operation Round Up - Neighbors helping neighbors

When you join Operation Round Up, your contributions help provide food, clothing, shelter, health care and other vital community services that will benefit people in need throughout our service area. Your contribution also helps keep your neighbors warm in winter by assisting those having trouble paying their electric bill…

Bright Ideas Grant Program

Blue Ridge Energy supports education of our youth and our schools through a variety of scholarships, grants and learning opportunities. Each September, Blue Ridge Energy seeks applications from area educators and principals serving grades K-12 in public schools. Bright Ideas grants provide educators with funding of up to $2,000 per grant…

Leadership Track - Investments beyond education

The Blue Ridge Energy Leadership Track is an innovative program for high school students that encourages leadership development, resume building and college preparedness. The Leadership Track is a self-paced point system that allows motivated students to compete for various leadership awards including all-expense paid leadership camp…

Scholarship Opportunities

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life for our members, each year Blue Ridge Energy awards several scholarships to local high school seniors seeking advanced learning opportunities. Another part of Blue Ridge Energy's commitment to education is scholarships available to our local educators…

School Partners - Building successful classrooms

Each year, Blue Ridge Energy and principals plan a course of action that creates a bond between the students, teachers, and Blue Ridge Energy. We believe this relationship helps in a variety of ways including attendance, reading, and even behavior. Additionally, we strive to demonstrate the importance of being involved in the community…

Member Advisory Committee

Four district Member Advisory Committees (MAC) are made up of at least 10 members of the cooperative appointed by the Board of Directors. These committees meet regularly and serve as a sounding board for the cooperative. They also provide input on programs and services. Members serve three-year terms and are…

Community Leaders Council

The Community Leaders Council (CLC) is made up of community leaders from each of the four districts who can give input to and work with Blue Ridge Energy regarding local, state and national issues of interest to the cooperative and its service area. Representatives on this council are appointed to three-year terms…

Fueling the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels supports local breast cancer-related organizations by donating a penny for every gallon delivered by our pink trucks. More than $109,000 has been contributed since the program began in 2013. You can feel proud knowing that the company you’re doing business with provides hope and encouragement on the roadways with every gallon delivered.…

No Barriers Warriors Expeditions

Blue Ridge Energy is seeking disabled veterans to participate in the No Barriers Warriors Expeditions this summer, a five-day program in the North Carolina Mountains designed to help disabled veterans transform their lives through curriculum-based experiences in challenging environments…

Remember Everyone Deployed

Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels is deploying a new fleet of propane delivery vehicles, designed to honor deployed service men and women. The trucks are inspired by our company’s expanding relationship with RED (Remember Everyone Deployed.org). This organization is based out of eastern North Carolina and works to support deployed military members and their families.

From Blue Ridge to Bolivia

Cooperatives were born to bring electricity to rural communities across the country and to make life better for those we serve. That same cooperative spirit recently sent 13 volunteer line technicians from North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives  to provide electricity to the tiny village of Laphia, Bolivia…