News from BARC
17-Sep-2014 Community Solar Project
Dear BARC Member, Are you interested in solar power but find that physical or financial barriers prevent you from installing solar? If so, please read on. We have been developing a “community solar” project that lowers solar costs and makes solar accessible to interested cu..
17-Sep-2014 LED Yard Lights
Would you like the security of knowing the areas around your home are lit up automatically? Think about it, no more coming or going in the darkness. BARC now offers LED yard lights at a priced reduced by $24/year; that’s just 25 cents/day. With the latest technology, these new LED lights ..
17-Sep-2014 What Is Phantom Load?
Have you ever heard of Phantom Load? Well, if not, you may want to continue reading to learn more about what it is. Phantom load is the unintentional siphoning of electricity by electronics, even when they are shut off. Examples include c...ell phone chargers, laptops and entertainment comp..
Millboro, Va. ― High-school or home-schooled students graduating in 2015 whose parents or guardians are consumer-members of BARC Electric Cooperative are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives’ (VMDAEC..
26-Aug-2014 Learn About Your Energy Usage
Would you like to know just how much energy you’re using in your home? Through our APOGEE tool found at the top of our main page of our website, you can see how much energy you’re using, calculate the energy of your appliances, and even learn the fundamentals of electricity...
20-Jun-2014 BARC's Yearly ROW Maintenance
Beginning the week of June 23, 2014, Pittman will begin spraying BARC's rights-of-way in the following areas: along Rt. 220 from Warm Springs to Falling Springs, Hot Springs, Bacova, Cedar Creek, Indian Draft, and Johnson Creek. This is standard practice for BARC's ROW maintenance...
16-May-2014 Please Call and Update Your Service Address
Please Call and Update Your Service Address It is very important we have your correct service address, phone number and, if possible, email address . We also like to have alternative contacts. All of this information helps us to better serve you; especially during outages...