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Lineman appreciation day is April 9, 2018April 9 is lineworker appreciation day!

Building or landscaping this spring? Call before you dig

Call 811 before you digApril is National Safe Digging Month, the time of year when Polk-Burnett and Digger’s Hotline remind you how important it is to call 811 to help prevent injuries, property damage and inconvenient outages.

Polk-Burnett awards $56,250 in scholarships to Class of 2018

Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative awarded $56,250 to the sons and daughters of co-op members in Class of 2018 through its Community Service Scholarship program. Forty-five scholarship recipients will each receive $1,250 to continue their education after high school.

Please keep co-op linemen safe, don't post on power poles

Bird house on power pole is safety hazard for linemenPosting a sign, birdhouse or satellite dish on a power pole may seem like a good idea, but staples, nails and objects are a safety hazard because they c

Want to make sure you get your Capital Credits, excellent service and outage response?

Woman on computerKeep your contact information up to date!

Update your mailing address, home phone number, cell phone number and/or email address. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

Co-op security lights brighten your yard from dusk to dawn

Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative offers energy-efficient LED security lights for co-op members.

Security lights are installed on Polk-Burnett poles and operate from dusk to dawn. Members are charged a monthly maintenance fee for the light, and installation fees may apply.

LED UPGRADE: All new co-op security lights are now LEDs, which last longer and save the co-op about 70% in energy costs and $50,000 per year in repair and replacement costs.

If you are interested in having an LED security light installed, call 800-421-0283, ext. 308.

Paperless billing? Get your Powerlines by email, too

Go green graphicGo green! Save paper and money with Polk-Burnett's e-newsletter! We'll send co-op news, event information, rebate deals and tips to save energy and money to your email inbox each month.

When demand and price of electricity are high, you can help Beat the Peak

Beat the Peak AlertWe all want low electricity rates. As a not-for-profit co-op, we charge what it costs to build and maintain a reliable distribution system and purchase power on your behalf.

Watch propane level and keep tank clear of snow and ice

Propane tanks in winterAs a courtesy to your propane driver, please maintain a path to your LP tank and keep your tank clear of snow and ice to allow propane to vaporize properly.


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