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Capital CreditsLittle River is able to return capital credits to its members after the board has determined the cooperative’s finances are sound. Capital credit funds are derived from margins, money your cooperative has left over at the end of the year after the co-op has received all revenue and paid expenses.


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Touchstone Energy Bowl: Co-op honors five local players

Little River Electric recently presented trophies to five local Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl players who were among 88 players chosen for the North vs. South all-star football game, played Dec. 14 in Myrtle Beach. Touchstone Energy is a nationwide alliance of co-ops dedicated to accountability, integrity, innovation, and commitment to community. Proud parents, players, coaches […]

Bring 2020 into focus: Do you have Little River memorabilia, photos?

Happy New Year, everyone! I sincerely hope each of you had a great holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas is the time of year that brings families together to enjoy one another and share wonderful memories of holidays past. It’s an amazing time with decorations, gifts and food. Yes, good ol’ home cooking is always a […]

All systems go as we finish out another good year

As we approach the end of 2019, I’d like to update you, our members, on some of our projects and accomplishments this year. Little River began installing an AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) system in late 2019. Now near completion, this project will provide us with a lot of valuable data. The system will allow us […]

Member efforts help hold down power costs by $100,000

The more than 30,000 volunteers participating in Beat The Peak have already helped save almost $100,000 in power costs, according to a recent impact study. That’s good news for members of the S.C. electric cooperatives working together to keep costs as low as possible for the people they serve. “All of us at Little River […]

Hear what students learned on co-op-sponsored trips this summer

Three local students will assist members at Little River Electric’s annual meeting August 10, where they’ll also share their experiences on this summer’s Washington Youth Tour and South Carolina Cooperative Youth Summit. Little River sponsored two students on the Youth Tour, held June 15-20 in the nation’s capital: Laura Janae Martin, daughter of Carolyn Crosby […]

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