Blue Ridge Energy Named to Best Companies Group

Blue Ridge Energy has been named by the Best Companies Group as one of North Carolina’s great employers.

The electric cooperative and propane and heating fuels provider serving northwest North Carolina and parts of Virginia received the recognition based on a thorough company assessment. The recognition was also based on employee surveys regarding workplace policies, business philosophy, employee culture, involvement in local communities, and best employer practices to recruit and retain top talent.

With corporate offices in Lenoir, Blue Ridge Energy employees some 223 electric and propane and fuels employees in six offices with home and hearth showrooms in Lenoir, Boone, West Jefferson, Sparta and Morganton. The electric cooperative serves 78,000 members in NC and the propane and fuels business serves over 27,000 customers in NC and Virginia.