Phone scam investigation requested

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives warn public of phone scam targeting utility consumers. State Attorney General Alan Wilson announces his request for an official sled investigation. The downloadable PDF below lists just a few examples of scams that have been reported: … Continue reading

Shred it

Member Appreciation Shred Day set for Oct. 18. York Electric can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Cooperative Month than hosting our second annual Member Appreciation Shred Day. The event offers our members a service to provide a … Continue reading

Trees, power lines don’t mix

Fallen trees and branches are a major cause of widespread power outages after a storm. YEC’s lines, poles and substation structures are engineered to withstand many forces of nature, but still have the potential to fall victim to the force … Continue reading

Co-op membership: What’s in it for me?

You set up your electric service account with York Electric Cooperative, and you think to yourself, “That’s done. Now I just have to pay my monthly bill.” But the truth is we’re more than just a utility provider that you … Continue reading

Earn Cash Back from Online Purchases with your YEC Co-op Connections Card

The days of long checkout lines and crazy parking lots are a thing of the past as more and more people are shopping online. A new benefit from your Co-op Connections Card gives York Electric’s members cash back when online … Continue reading

YEC announces Touchstone Energy Scholarship recipients

York Electric offered TEN $1,000 Touchstone Energy Scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are members of York Electric at each one of these schools: Blessed Hope Baptist School, York Clover High School, Clover Fort Mill High School, Fort Mill … Continue reading

Our powerful commitment to renewables

For a decade now, York Electric Cooperative has made a commitment to renewable energy sources for its members, including solar power as technologies have developed. Beginning with offering Green Power to our members in 2004, YEC has more recently participated … Continue reading

YEC enhancing renewable power efforts with new solar program

York Electric Cooperative is rolling out an array of efforts designed to take advantage of maturing solar technologies. The new programs and initiatives will benefit members by providing them with renewable energy options to consider while benefiting the co-op by allowing … Continue reading

YEC names Washington Youth Tour winners

Michael “Buddy” Anderson and Caroline “Carrie Lee” Lancaster are the winners of an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by YEC. They will travel with other South Carolina students to the nation’s capital where they will join more than 1,400 … Continue reading

2014 Election Results

Members re-elected three of their peers to York Electric’s Board of Trustees during the 73rd Annual Meeting on May 10, 2014. Max T. Settlemyre (District 1), E. Jack Cornwell (District 2) and Carolyn Hicks Boyd (District 5) were elected by … Continue reading

2014 Annual Meeting Slideshow

1 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 35 Rocky Roberts and his pal Peaches were back again, among the early arrivals for the 2014 YEC Annual Meeting of Members. Over 3,000 members registered and an estimated crowd of 8,000 … Continue reading