Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Inc. was organized in 1945 to
enhance the quality of living by providing electric service to our
RGEC currently has 143 employees located in six area offices across
Texas. We serve 12,821 meters, 6,016 members, located in 18 counties
in Texas and two counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately
35,000 sq. miles. These counties include: Webb, Dimmit, Maverick,
Zavala, Uvalde, Kinney, Edwards, Crockett, Val Verde, Terrell,
Pecos, Brewster, Reeves, Presidio, Jeff Davis, Culberson, Hudspeth,
El Paso in Texas; Otero and Eddy in New Mexico.
The Co-op maintains 9,604 miles of
Energized Line of which 143 miles
are Transmission Line and 131 miles are Underground Line. RGEC
maintains the electrical distribution systems for Ft. Bliss, El
Paso, Texas, and Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas.
A board of 13 Directors
is elected by the members and meets on the third Wednesday of each
month to set policies that guide the General Manager/CEO.