Annual Meeting 2017 plans in full swing

THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS of Horry Electric Cooperative is set for Tuesday, May 9, on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. Members are encouraged to attend the meeting and planners try to make it as convenient and as rewarding as possible for those who do.  The co-op has a quorum requirement, established by the […]

2017 Youth Tour Representatives Selected

Last week, nearly 20 students competed for the opportunity to represent Horry Electric at the 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, scheduled for June 10-15 in Washington D.C. Jaan Nandwani, a student at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology and Conway High School students Hailey Prince, Elizabeth Brown and Yasmine Pugh were selected to represent […]


At the beginning of the year, James P. “Pat” Howle, executive vice president and CEO of Horry Electric Cooperative,  announced the co-op was ‘very close’ to being able to offer Community Solar. “We built a community solar array on our property across the street from our main office in Conway last month,” he said in […]

March edition of SCL features Community Solar

The March 2017 edition of South Carolina Living magazine will be delivered to mailboxes of subscribing members mid-month. Horry Electric’s local content, as well as the main part of the magazine, are both available online NOW! Horry Electric local highlights include: CEO Column – The benefits of Community Solar Horry News – Operation Round Up update; Looking […]

How much does it cost to light a typical home?

Lighting accounts for 6% of the total energy use in the average home in the United States and costs between $50 and $150 per year in electricity. That’s not as much money as it takes to operate a heating and cooling system, but it is enough to make some energy efficiency modifications. Lighting is a […]