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December 12, about 1,900 checks were mailed to current and former Co-op members who will share in a portion of approximately $1,256,643 in Capital Credits repayments for the year 1984.

There remains approximately $997,909 in unclaimed capital credits from previous distributions for the years 1951-1983. These unclaimed amounts are for those whose contact information was not kept up-to-date, and therefore, the checks were returned. Make sure we know how to reach you when it is time to mail your capital credits check!

Click the links below for helpful information on claiming capital credits:

 Updated 12/15/2014

Click here for Claiming Capital Credits

Click here for Claiming Capital Credits with Bankruptcy

Click here for Unclaimed Capital Credits list



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RGEC has the largest service territory of any electric cooperative in the contiguous United States, serving 18 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately 35,000 sq. miles. These counties include: Brewster, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Edwards, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb and Zavala in Texas, and Eddy and Otero Counties in New Mexico. 

RGEC currently employs 143 people to serve 6,278 members with 13,124 meters. It maintains offices in Alpine, Brackettville, Carrizo Springs, Dell City, El Paso, and Fort Stockton, with the Brackettville office serving as corporate headquarters.  The Co-op maintains 9,784 miles of Energized Line of which 143 miles are Transmission Line and 160 miles are Underground Line. RGEC maintains the electrical distribution systems for Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas, and Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.

Last updated 01/27/2015


Brackettville Headquarters

$4.70! A strange way to start an article? That is what I paid for electric energy per day on my last bill. If you have not noticed, the number is at the bottom of the graph depicting your monthly usage on your RGEC bill. I will spend more than that on a hamburger at Wendys, my favorite fast food hamburger. When I think of what I got for that $4.97, I am amazed. The temperature was kept at a comfortable level. My food and frozen goods were kept fresh and ready to eat. My wife, Darlene, was able to prepare meals that keep my girth bigger than it should be. In my garage, I was able to operate my power tools. For those that do not know, I am a little like Tim Allen, when it comes to tools.   Read more.

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  The 69th Annual Meeting was held Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Pecos County Civic Center, in Fort Stockton, Texas.  Click here for photos
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