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This December, about 1,900 current and former Co-op members 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 11/13/14

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 6,230 members with 13,009 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 12/18/14


Brackettville Headquarters

Well, the Annual Meeting is a fond memory and all of us here at the Cooperative are back in the swing of things. If you were at the meeting, I hope you enjoyed it. It is always a fun time for the employees. We are all proud of the work we do for you and enjoy the opportunity to showcase the results. Fall weather is a refreshing change from summer heat, and the leaves are beginning to change throughout the service territory. It is a great time to be alive! I hope you are enjoying the change in season as much as I am.  Read more.

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Co-op Magazine   69th Annual Meeting

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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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