Be Aware of Scam Artists Who are Demanding Money

Attorney General Rutledge is urging Arkansans to be aware of scam artists who are demanding money while posing as utility companies. Please rest assured, Arkansas Valley Electric will never call you threatening to shut off your electricity. In fact, Attorney General Rutledge recommends the following tips to ensure payment is safely sent to your utility […] Read more »

COVID-19 Disconnect Moratorium Updates

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM ARKANSAS VALLEY ELECTRIC ORDER NO. 15 – RELATING TO THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY The Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) has announced a target date of May 3, 2021, to lift the moratorium on disconnections for electric services. Arkansas Valley Electric always strives to keep the membership as informed as possible. We understand […] Read more »

AVECC and Wave Rural Connect Partner with Franklin County on Grant Proposal to Bring High-Speed Internet to Area Residents

Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation (AVECC) and its subsidiary Wave Rural Connect, LLC, recently partnered with Franklin County officials to submit an application for the Arkansas Rural Connect program. The Arkansas Rural Connect program provides grant funding to qualifying communities and internet service providers bringing high-speed internet to underserved areas of the State. If awarded, […] Read more »

AVECC to Select High School Juniors to Participate in Virtual Youth Tour

Each spring, AVECC selects two high school juniors to attend Washington Youth Tour. The winners are chosen through an interview process. Applicants must be high school juniors whose parents or guardians are AVECC members. Through the Youth Tour, Arkansas’ youth learn more about the workings of their nation’s government and electric cooperatives while simultaneously developing […] Read more »

Wave Rural Connect secures over $45 million expand gigabit-capable broadband service

– WAVE Rural Connect, the wholly-owned fiber subsidiary of Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation, has secured more than $45 million through the Federal Communications Commission’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Phase I auction to expand its gigabit speed-capable broadband service throughout the co-op’s rural Arkansas territory and surrounding communities. WAVE, which launched in 2018, currently […] Read more »