White River Electric is a consumer owned, non profit electric distribution cooperative. White River serves Eastern Rio Blanco County, including the Town of Meeker and the Piceance Creek Basin, portions of Northern Garfield County and Southern Moffat County. White River Electric headquarters are located in Meeker, Colorado.


WREA offices are open for your convenience from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (except holidays). 

It's fall... and we want to celebrate with you! Please join us for Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival on September 27, 2014

As co-sponsors of the Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival, White River Electric invites you to join us for this amazing annual event which benefits non-profit organizations in our community. Each year, on the last Saturday in September, groups set up game and food booths to help raise funds.


It's a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends and enjoy the beautiful fall weather.  We are proud to be part of this event that gives so generously to this community.


Great food, fun games and the opportunity to win big! Please join us!  

2014 Annual Meeting Election Results

Thank you to the Meeker community and all of the WREA members who participated in the 69th Annual Meeting of the Membership on September 10, 2014.   It was another successful meeting and the official Director election results are posted.  Congratulations to Stan Wyatt and Hal Pearce, both incumbents, for being reelected to the WREA Board of Directors.  


A special thank you to the Meeker Lions Club for preparing and serving the delicious BBQ lunch that was served to over 375 members of this community.  


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2014 WREA Annual Meeting

Co-op returns over $1 Million in Patronage Capital

As part of our annual patronage capital payout, White River Electric Board of Directors recently approved patronage capital retirement of $1,104,010.68 to its consumers in 2014.  A total of 1,924 checks were mailed to consumers who contributed to the cooperative revenue in 1999-2000.  The WREA Board of Directors and staff are grateful for the continued success of this cooperative, which allows them the ability to return large revenues to its consumers.  We encourage all WREA members, past and present, to notify the office of all address changes, so that any patronage capital payments are received in a timely fashion.  Please call 970-878-5041 or email wrea@wrea.org with any comments or concerns.

Colorado Country Life ~ September, 2014

Please click the link below to view the online version of the popular Colorado Country Life Magazine and learn about YOUR electric cooperative. 




WREA Products & Services

Check out WREA's 2014 Residential Energy Efficient Products & Services that include rebates for energy efficient LED lightbulbs, energy efficient appliances, water heaters, water pumps and other products. Go to the Products & Services tab located above or call WREA for more information.  Rebate Applications are also available at WREA.

WREA Notification Subscription

Members will soon be able to receive Notifications from WREA via email such as Outages and Restoration updates among others;  WREA won't share your email with any third party company.  If you would like to receive WREA notifications via email please feel free to join/subscribe on this page below.

White River Electric is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative. Touchstone Energy is a national alliance of local consumer-owned electric cooperatives.