Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Tri-County Electric is a non-profit electric cooperative
created to serve you, our members. This means you get more than
just electrical service. As a member you receive:
- Ownership in the cooperative
- Capital credits (dividends)
- Local offices with friendly employees
The new Tri-County website is designed to help our
members learn about how they use energy. With our new interactive
online tools and the educational material found on our new web site,
We are committed to helping our members improve their quality of
life while reducing cost.
Tri-County Electric Cooperative purchases electric service through Brazos Electric Power Cooperative.
Brazos Electric is a generation and transmission cooperative owned by Tri-County Electric and fifteen other electric cooperative's
operating in north central Texas. The transmission system is used to move power from generating stations to distribution substations
located within the TCEC service area. The day to day operation of the transmission system is the responsibility of
the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). If you wish to monitor the status of the ERCOT system
go to www.ERCOT.COM for details.
Cooperatives Are Special
Cooperative businesses are special because they
are owned by the consumers they serve and because they are guided
by a set of seven principles that reflect the best interests of
More than 100 million people are members of 47,000
U.S. cooperatives, enabling consumers to secure a wide array of
goods and services such as health care, insurance, housing, food,
heating fuel, hardware, credit unions, child care or utility service.